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Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
LSU is expected to be invited back to the Citrus Bowl on January 1 in Orlando, FL for a second straight year, according to multiple sources. The game will kickoff at noon CT on ABC.

The Tigers have a very good chance at playing either Michigan State or Notre Dame in the game.

LSU was likely headed to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, FL before Mississippi State and South Carolina both lost last week. Many now expect the Citrus Bowl officials to select LSU over the Bulldogs and the Gamecocks since they have first "SEC vs. Big Ten selection" after the CFP bowl selection process. Per The Advocate:
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Before Mississippi State and South Carolina lost last weekend, indications were LSU was eying a trip to the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Florida. But now that LSU is likely to be the highest-ranked SEC team outside those heading to the CFP semis or New Year’s Six bowls, the school appears eager to make the best bowl trip possible.

“I haven’t heard anything negative from the LSU side about not wanting to be considered for Orlando,” Hogan said.
LSU beat Louisville and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson 29-9 last year in the Citrus Bowl.
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PapaCrawfish79 months
They gon' be purple all over Orlando and fried alligator in the parking lot! Let's show Florida (New York South) how we do it down in the bayou!!!!!
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Wolfhound4579 months
Cannot wait. Moved to Tampa this past May so I am in a good place no matter which of the two we get.
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lsutigermall79 months
Come on, let’s pack both stadiums.
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ThaFreakyRobber79 months
Love the bowl & opponent but i hate 12 o'clock LSU games
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Lexman179 months
I know. But on New Years Day, most everyone will be hungover from the night before and probably won’t mind the noon start as much. Breakfast with the Tigers! What could be better?
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KennabraTiger79 months
Dinner with the Tigers
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Lexman179 months
Everyone (including me and my wife) wants to see the Notre Dame matchup. The Citrus is the highest payout (4.2 million) of the non playoff and big six bowls. A January 1, 12:00 noon start time will have the Tigers showcased to a national audience. Hopefully we come prepared and dominate like last year and have a great offseason and be in the playoffs next year! It’s coming! Geaux Tigers!
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UFMatt79 months
You can't spell Citrus Bowl without LSU. It would be Citr Bow. Really, congrats that is a great bowl to attend and a reward for a great season.
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Tigerfan23279 months
Man what could have been this year...
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Lexman179 months
We’re not that far away. Next year could be very special!
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Grim79 months
We lose almost all of our key players next year and will be even worse off at QB. Not sure why anyone is expecting us to be better
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C3W79 months
ND plzzz
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ByUselves79 months
Anytime you can play ND, it's a big deal. Can't wait, I will hopefully be in Tampa for NYE.
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Load Toad79 months
ND would be great opponent.
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SirWinston80 months
Don't buy your Saints tickets until the morning of the game - Bucs fans suck and you'll get a steal of a deal (game might be meaningless for Saints also)...
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Johnny3tears79 months
Wtf
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SirWinston80 months
Great end to the season - kudos to Coach O and our Tigers. Proud and happy to eat crow.
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El Campo Tiger80 months
I can't make the Saints game, but I'll be there for the LSU game.
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Lexman179 months
Make both games! You can do it!
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Bayouboi2580 months
It was awesome last year in Orlando and with the Saints playing down the road. This would be awesome
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LSUTigersVCURams80 months
I doubt it will be ND. We just played them a couple years ago.
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HueyP79 months
We owe ND a beat down.
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geaux9979 months
I suppose you need an explanation of what "a couple" means. Hint: a decade =/= a couple.
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CAD703X79 months
??? "Music City Bowl featured the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and the LSU Tigers from the SEC. It was one of the final 2014-15 bowl games of the 2014 FBS football season. ... Notre Dame defeated Louisiana State by a final score of 31–28."
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burke98580 months
Sounds boring both teams
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Old80 months
MSU IS AWESOME (as u will soon come to know
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FLObserver80 months
had a good time last year will probably do it again. michigan state or nd are good matchups
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Mr.Perfect80 months
Outback bowl would be better as a fan. Saints Sunday then LSU Monday
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PlacerCoTiger80 months
Still a manageable drive. Only about 90 mins. I’m doing both too.
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Mr.Perfect80 months
PlacerCo in my head I thought they were a lot farther away.
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DVinBR80 months
REVENGE
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LSUvet7280 months
Bring on the Fighting Irish and see the new and improved Fighting Tiger VII naw them to da' bone
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