It was originally reported earlier this month that Miami was looking into options to play either Alabama or LSU
in the future, but reports have surfaced on Monday that Miami now wants to play LSU in 2018 instead of Alabama in 2017. Per MiamiHerald.com:
Though nothing is finalized, UM’s talks with Cowboys Stadium have progressed and all parties are working toward having the Hurricanes open the 2018 season against LSU in Arlington, Tx.
The game would be on a Saturday night and televised nationally.
UM has decided to focus on finalizing that game and has decided against playing Alabama in Atlanta to open the 2017 season.
LSU associate AD Verge Ausberry says theres nothing to the Miami talk...