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No. 6 LSU (1-0) travels to Austin this weekend to face No. 9 Texas (1-0) in a huge showdown at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:30 pm CT on ABC.

LSU's overall record against Texas is 7-9-1. The Tigers won the first meeting between the two schools 14-0 in Baton Rouge in 1896. The Longhorns won the most recent matchup 35-20 in the 2002 Cotton Bowl.

LSU's most recent trip to Austin was 1954.

The Tigers record against the Longhorns in Austin is 1-7-1.

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Crazy how little they have played given its only one state over
Reply20 months
Whatever historical similarities may exist are somewhat irrelevant now. We have dominated the states around us in football thru the last 3 decades. Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. And Horns are up next.
Reply20 months
One of those states is not like the others.
20 months
One could argue that Texas and LSU are about as similar as it gets in terms of history of ups and downs, NCs, importance of football to the state/school. Reflected in the fairly even head to head. Texas had the advantage of being the dominant program in it's conference for decades, the SWC.
Reply20 months
Good post and I agree. Very similar.
19 months
The last on-campus matchup was 1954 in Austin - 65 years! -explains the hype and ticket demand.
Reply20 months
That record is about to improve
Reply20 months
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