| 6–0 (4–0 SIAA)|
| Edwin A. Scott|
| Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
Allen Jeardeau (1st year)
The 1896 LSU Tigers football team represented the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University during the 1896 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. This was LSU's first season playing as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The Tigers, led by coach Allen Jeardeau, went undefeated and were the SIAA co-champions. It was LSU's second undefeated season in football. The 1896 team was also the first LSU team to use the nickname "Tigers".
1896 LSU Tigers football team Wikipedia
Allen Jeardeau was hired as head coach.
† -Team Captain
Roster from Fanbase.com and LSU: The Louisiana Tigers