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It was announced Tuesday that LSU will play it's first two home games of the 2016 under the lights in Tiger Stadium.

The Tigers' week 2 game against Jacksonville State on Sept. 10 and the Southeastern Conference opener against Mississippi State on Sept. 17 in week three will both be played at night.

LSU's matchup against Texas A&M in College Station, Tx on Thanksgiving will also be played at night. Per

LSU’s home opener against Jacksonville State on Sept. 10 will kick off at 6:30 p.m. CT and be televised on ESPNU.

LSU’s SEC opener against Mississippi State on Sept. 17 will start at 6 p.m. inside Tiger Stadium and will air on either ESPN or ESPN2.

The league also announced LSU’s regular-season finale at Texas A&M on Nov. 24 will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN. The game will be played on Thanksgiving at Kyle Field.

2016 LSU Football Schedule

Date, Opponent, TV, Time
Sept. 3 vs. Wisconsin (at Green Bay, Wisc.), ABC, 2:30 p.m. CT
Sept. 10 Jacksonville State, ESPNU, 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 Mississippi State, ESPN or ESPN2, 6 p.m. | Gold Game
Sept. 24 at Auburn
Oct. 1 Missouri | Homecoming
Oct. 8 at Florida
Oct. 15 Southern Miss | Alumni Band
Oct. 22 Ole Miss
Nov. 5 Alabama | LSU Salutes
Nov. 12 at Arkansas
Nov. 19 South Alabama | Senior Tribute
Nov. 24 at Texas A&M, ESPN, 6:30 p.m.
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StadiumDormRat'7297 months
A 6pm kick-off isn't exactly a "night" game... It ain't dark until about the third quarter; most Tiger fans have left the stadium by then, haha!
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