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The game sparked a rivalry between the Tigers and the Green Wave that has lasted generations. The Tigers were coached by university professor Dr. Coatesknown for his work in the chemistry of sugar. Future Louisiana governor Ruffin G. Pleasant was the quarterback and captain of the LSU team.
In the first game against Tulane, LSU football players wore purple and gold ribbons on their uniforms. According to legend, purple and gold were chosen because they were Mardi Gras colors, and the green was sold out.
LSU's only touchdown in that game was scored by the head coach, Albert Simmons. Slaughter who lettered as an end for 5 years, Slaughter was LSU's first five time football letterman. The team The team was the first to be called the "Tigers" and went undefeated, winning the school's first conference championship in the school's first year as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association SIAAthe first southern athletics conference.
A yellow fever outbreak throughout the South caused the postponement of LSU's classes starting, and the football season being cut back to only two games.
Another outbreak of yellow fever similar to the one in caused LSU to play only one game in By the time LSU was able to play its only game of the season, Allen Jeardeau had departed from the school as head football coach, and no provision had been made to replace him.
The job of coach then fell to the team's captain, Edmond Chavanne. New coach John P. Gregg led the Tigers to a 1—4 season inincluding a loss to the "iron men" of Sewanee. The only wins were in an exhibition game against a high school team—which LSU does not officially record as a win—and against rival, Tulane.
Building the program — [ edit ] Chavanne was rehired inposting a 2—2 record. He was replaced by W. Borland as head coach inwho led the team to a successful 5—1 season. The season broke the previous season's record, with nine games. Killian coached the team from to The team was the first to be called the "Tigers" and went undefeated, winning the school's first conference championship in the school's first year as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA), the first southern athletics conference.
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