Football History Home

LSU Football Season Openers

Overall Season Opener Record:90-29-5
DateSeasonOpponentResultLocation
Sep. 2 20172017BYU
W
27-0
New Orleans
Sep. 3 20162016Wisconsin
L
14-16
Green Bay
Sep. 12 20152015Miss. State
W
21-19
Starkville
Aug. 30 20142014Wisconsin
W
28-24
Houston
Aug. 31 20132013TCU
W
37-27
Arlington, TX
Sep. 1 20122012North Texas
W
41-14
Baton Rouge
Sep. 3 20112011Oregon
W
40-27
Dallas
Sep. 4 20102010North Carolina
W
30-24
Atlanta
Sep. 5 20092009Washington
W
31-23
Seattle
Aug. 30 20082008Appalachian St.
W
41-13
Baton Rouge
Aug. 30 20072007Miss. State
W
45-0
Starkville
Sep. 2 20062006Louisiana-Lafayette
W
45-3
Baton Rouge
Sep. 10 20052005Arizona St.
W
35-31
Tempe
Sep. 4 20042004Oregon St.
W
22-21 (OT)
Baton Rouge
Aug. 30 20032003Louisiana-Monroe
W
49-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 1 20022002Virginia Tech
L
8-26
Blacksburg
Sep. 1 20012001Tulane
W
48-17
Baton Rouge
Sep. 2 20002000Western Carolina
W
58-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 4 19991999San Jose St.
W
29-21
Baton Rouge
Sep. 12 19981998Arkansas St.
W
42-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 6 19971997Texas-El Paso
W
55-3
Baton Rouge
Sep. 7 19961996Houston
W
35-34
Baton Rouge
Sep. 2 19951995Texas A&M
L
17-33
College Station
Sep. 3 19941994Texas A&M
L
13-18
Baton Rouge
Sep. 4 19931993Texas A&M
L
0-24
College Station
Sep. 5 19921992Texas A&M
L
22-31
Baton Rouge
Sep. 7 19911991Georgia
L
10-31
Athens
Sep. 8 19901990Georgia
W
18-13
Baton Rouge
Sep. 2 19891989Texas A&M
L
16-28
College Station
Sep. 3 19881988Texas A&M
W
27-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 5 19871987Texas A&M
W
17-3
College Station
Sep. 13 19861986Texas A&M
W
35-17
Baton Rouge
Sep. 14 19851985North Carolina
W
23-13
Chapel Hill
Sep. 8 19841984Florida
T
21-21
Gainesville
Sep. 10 19831983Florida State
L
35-40
Baton Rouge
Sep. 18 19821982Oregon St.
W
45-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 5 19811981Alabama
L
7-24
Baton Rouge
Sep. 6 19801980Florida State
L
0-16
Baton Rouge
Sep. 15 19791979Colorado
W
44-0
Boulder
Sep. 16 19781978Indiana
W
24-17
Baton Rouge
Sep. 17 19771977Indiana
L
21-24
Bloomington
Sep. 11 19761976Nebraska
T
6-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 13 19751975Nebraska
L
7-10
Lincoln
Sep. 14 19741974Colorado
W
42-14
Baton Rouge
Sep. 15 19731973Colorado
W
17-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 16 19721972Pacific
W
31-13
Baton Rouge
Sep. 11 19711971Colorado
L
21-31
Baton Rouge
Sep. 19 19701970Texas A&M
L
18-20
Baton Rouge
Sep. 20 19691969Texas A&M
W
35-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 21 19681968Texas A&M
W
13-12
Baton Rouge
Sep. 23 19671967Rice
W
20-14
Baton Rouge
Sep. 17 19661966South Carolina
W
28-12
Baton Rouge
Sep. 18 19651965Texas A&M
W
10-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 19 19641964Texas A&M
W
9-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 21 19631963Texas A&M
W
14-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 22 19621962Texas A&M
W
21-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 23 19611961Rice
L
3-16
Houston
Sep. 17 19601960Texas A&M
W
9-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 19 19591959Rice
W
26-3
Baton Rouge
Sep. 20 19581958Rice
W
26-6
Houston
Sep. 21 19571957Rice
L
14-20
Baton Rouge
Sep. 29 19561956Texas A&M
L
6-9
Baton Rouge
Sep. 17 19551955Kentucky
W
19-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 18 19541954Texas
L
6-20
Austin
Sep. 19 19531953Texas
W
20-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 20 19521952Texas
L
14-35
Baton Rouge
Sep. 22 19511951Southern Miss
W
13-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 23 19501950Kentucky
L
0-14
Lexington
Sep. 24 19491949Kentucky
L
0-19
Baton Rouge
Sep. 18 19481948Texas
L
0-33
Austin
Sep. 27 19471947Rice
W
21-14
Baton Rouge
Sep. 28 19461946Rice
W
7-6
Houston
Sep. 29 19451945Rice
W
42-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 30 19441944Alabama
T
27-27
Baton Rouge
Sep. 25 19431943Georgia
W
34-27
Baton Rouge
Sep. 19 19421942Northwestern St.
W
40-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 20 19411941Louisiana Tech
W
25-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 21 19401940Louisiana Tech
W
39-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 30 19391939Ole Miss
L
7-14
Baton Rouge
Sep. 24 19381938Ole Miss
L
7-20
Baton Rouge
Sep. 25 19371937Florida
W
19-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 26 19361936Rice
W
20-7
Baton Rouge
Sep. 28 19351935Rice
L
7-10
Baton Rouge
Sep. 29 19341934Rice
T
9-9
Houston
Sep. 30 19331933Rice
W
13-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 24 19321932TCU
T
3-3
Baton Rouge
Sep. 26 19311931TCU
L
0-3
Fort Worth
Sep. 20 19301930Dakota Wesleyan
W
76-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 28 19291929Louisiana College
W
58-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 6 19281928Louisiana-Lafayette
W
46-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 24 19271927Louisiana Tech
W
45-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 25 19261926Northwestern St.
W
47-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 26 19251925Northwestern St.
W
27-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 27 19241924Spring Hill
W
7-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 29 19231923Northwestern St.
W
40-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 30 19221922Northwestern St.
W
13-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 8 19211921Northwestern St.
W
78-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 2 19201920Jefferson College
W
81-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 4 19191919Louisiana-Lafayette
W
39-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 6 19171917Louisiana-Lafayette
W
20-6
Baton Rouge
Sep. 30 19161916Louisiana-Lafayette
W
24-0
Lafayette
Oct. 1 19151915Jefferson College
W
42-0
Baton Rouge
Sep. 27 19141914Louisiana-Lafayette
W
54-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 4 19131913Louisiana Tech
W
20-2
Ruston
Oct. 5 19121912Louisiana-Lafayette
W
85-3
Baton Rouge
Oct. 7 19111911Louisiana-Lafayette
W
42-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 15 19101910Mississippi College
W
40-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 2 19091909Jackson Barracks
W
70-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 3 19081908New Orleans YMGC
W
41-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 11 19071907Louisiana Tech
W
28-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 10 19061906Monroe AC
W
5-0
Baton Rouge
Nov. 18 19051905Louisiana Tech
W
16-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 16 19041904Louisiana Tech
W
17-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 14 19031903Louisiana St. Alumni
W
16-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 16 19021902Louisiana-Lafayette
W
42-0
Lafayette
Oct. 28 19011901Louisiana Tech
W
57-0
Ruston
Nov. 11 19001900Millsaps
W
70-0
Baton Rouge
Nov. 3 18991899Ole Miss
L
0-11
Meridian
Dec. 14 18981898Tulane
W
37-0
Baton Rouge
Dec. 20 18971897Montgomery AC
W
28-6
Baton Rouge
Oct. 10 18961896Centenary
W
46-0
Baton Rouge
Oct. 26 18951895Tulane
W
8-4
Baton Rouge
Nov. 30 18941894Natchez AC
W
36-0
Natchez
Nov. 25 18931893Tulane
L
0-34
New Orleans
Latest LSU News

Alabama's Damien Harris Says LSU Is Their Biggest SEC Rival, Talks About Tiger Stadium

"You know you were in a dogfight after that game every year."
comments1

Former LSU Tiger Garrett Temple Traded To The Memphis Grizzlies

Temple's seventh NBA team in nine seasons.
comments11

Report: LSU TE Jamal Pettigrew Suffers ACL Injury, Could Miss 2018 Season

His sophomore season could be over before it gets started.
comments19

Report: Lawyer Is 'Optimistic' Resolution For Suspended LSU CB Kristian Fulton Is Near

Fulton received a two-year suspension from the NCAA in January of 2017.
comments9

Ed Orgeron Wants Starting QB Battle To Be Settled In Fall Camp

Coach O said playing two QB's is still an option.
comments6

LSU TE Foster Moreau Had Plenty To Talk About At SEC Media Days

Moreau's personal goal is to win at least 10 games this season.
comments6

Devin White Has A Fall Camp Bet With New QB Joe Burrow

"Put some money where your mouth is."
comments16

Ed Orgeron Suggests That Hiring Matt Canada Was "A Mistake"

Orgeron spoke at SEC Media Days on Monday.
comments11

Devin White: I Want To Be The Best Linebacker To Ever Play At LSU

"Once you reach the clouds, you can still go higher."
comments5

Tidbits From Ed Orgeron At 2018 SEC Media Days

Orgeron took the stage on day 1 of the event.