BEST BOWL WINS
The best bowl victories in LSU
1. 2004 Sugar Bowl – LSU
Behind a suffocating defense that
limited the nation's top scoring offense to only 154 yards, the Tigers claimed
their second national title in football with a 21-14 win over
2. 1959 Sugar Bowl – LSU 7, Clemson 0
Paul Dietzel's great national champions closed LSU's first undefeated, untied season in 50 years with a thrilling victory over Clemson. It was the Bayou Bengals' first Sugar Bowl victory and couldn't have come in a sweeter year. Billy Cannon threw a 9-yard scoring pass to Mickey Mangham in the third quarter, and the Chinese Bandits held Clemson in check for the victory.
3. 1966 Cotton Bowl – LSU
Pat Screen took over for the
injured Nelson Stokley and directed the Tigers to a great upset over
second-ranked and unbeaten
4. 1963 Cotton Bowl – LSU
The defense-minded Tigers gave Charlie McClendon a victory over the previously undefeated Longhorns in Mac's first bowl appearance as head coach. Lynn Amedee kicked field goals of 23 and 37 yards, and Jimmy Field ran 22 yards for the game's only touchdown. All-Americans Fred Miller and Jerry Stovall joined Amedee as the stars of the game.
5. 2005 Peach Bowl – LSU
Matt Flynn, subbing for an injured JaMarcus Russell, threw for 196 yards and a pair of touchdowns in leading 10th-ranked LSU to its most lopsided bowl victory ever in a 40-3 win over ninth-ranked Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Joseph Addai, playing in his final game in an LSU uniform, rushed for 130 yards and a score as the Tigers dominated the final three quarters of the contest.
6. 2007 Sugar Bowl – LSU 41, Notre Dame 14
JaMarcus Russell threw for 332
yards and a pair of touchdowns, and the Tiger defense shut down Notre Dame's
potent offensive attack in a 41-14 win over the Irish in the 2007 Allstate Sugar
7. 1968 Sugar Bowl – LSU
A topsy-turvy year for the Tigers
ended in a comeback win over the previously unbeaten Cowboys. Glenn Smith came
off the bench to spark the victory and became the first sophomore in Sugar Bowl
history to win the MVP award. Nelson Stokley threw touchdown passes of 35 and 14
yards to Tommy Morel, and Smith ran 1 yard for the other score on a chilly and
8. 2000 Peach Bowl – LSU 28, Georgia Tech 14
Rohan Davey came off the bench in the second half to lead the Tigers to a 28-14 come-from-behind win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl. Trailing 14-3 at halftime, Davey started the second half and led the Tigers to a TD on the first possession. In all, Davey threw three second-half TD passes, tying an LSU bowl record, and he finished the contest with 17 completions in 25 attempts for 174 yards.
9. 1944 Orange Bowl – LSU
The war-time Tigers went to
10. 1962 Orange Bowl – LSU
Amidst rumors that Paul Dietzel was leaving LSU, the Tigers romped behind Earl Gros, Wendell Harris and Jerry Stovall. All-America guard Roy Winston was outstanding as the Go Team, White Team, and Chinese Bandits dominated the Buffalos. Charley White Cranford, Jimmy Field and Gene Sykes scored touchdowns for the Tigers, and Harris kicked a 30-yard field goal.
1971 Orange Bowl –
2002 Sugar Bowl – LSU 47,
1965 Sugar Bowl – LSU 13,
1968 Peach Bowl – LSU 31,