Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)
January 1, 1962
— LSU 25, Colorado 7 —
Amidst rumors that head coach Paul Dietzel was leaving LSU, the Tigers behind Earl Gros, Wendell Harris and Jerry Stovall romped Colorado, 25-7, in front of a national television audience on NBC. All-America guard Roy Winston was outstanding as the Go Team, White Team and Chinese Bandits dominated the Buffaloes. Charley White Cranford, Jimmy Field and Gene Sykes scored touchdowns for the Tigers and Harris kicked a 30-yard field goal in the 25-7 as LSU wrapped up its season with 10-consecutive victories to finish 10-1 overall.
Erected by Louisiana State University, Bowl Victory Recognized By: McMath/Schoen Tailgates Forever LSU.
Location. 30° 24.646′ N, 91° 10.994′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on South Stadium Drive west of Fieldhouse Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cotton Bowl (here, next to this marker); Independence Bowl (here, next to this marker); Sugar Bowl Cotton Bowl (here, next to this marker); Gator Bowl (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Sugar Bowl (here, next to this marker); Peach Bowl (here, next to this marker); Tangerine Bowl (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located on the Lawrence X. Boucvalt, Jr. wall at Gate 24 of Tiger Stadium
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.