Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Per BATON ROUGE – LSU’s historic home opener against Southern on Saturday, Sept. 10 will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. and televised on the SEC Network, the league office announced on Thursday.

Game times and television network designations were announced for the first month of the season Thursday. Kickoff times and television plans for the remainder of LSU’s 2022 schedule – as well as the rest of the SEC – will be announced as the season progresses.

LSU’s matchup against Southern, the first-ever meeting between the two schools, will also serve as the first game in Tiger Stadium for head coach Brian Kelly. Kelly takes over at LSU after becoming the winningest coach in Notre Dame history and with more wins than any active FBS head coach.

The LSU-Southern game in Tiger Stadium will also feature two of the nation’s most popular bands – the Golden Band from Tigerland along with the Human Jukebox. The Human Jukebox will perform in Tiger Stadium for the first time and its pre-game and halftime shows have been featured at six Super Bowls as well as many other national events.

LSU’s conference opener against Mississippi State on Sept. 17 in Tiger Stadium will be televised on ESPN and starts at 5 p.m. Last year, LSU posted a 28-25 win over the Bulldogs in Starkville.

The following week against New Mexico, the Tigers host the Lobos for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff in a game that will be streamed on ESPN+ and SEC Network+. It will be the first meeting between LSU and New Mexico, members of the

The league had previously announced LSU’s season-opener against Florida State on Sunday, Sept. 4 in the Allstate Louisiana Kickoff Game at Caesars Superdome will start at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on ABC.

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semjase26 months
TGBFTL better have something "Special and out of the Ordinary" against Southern or it will be a bad night for them and a repeat of what happened back in 2016 when they got blown off the field by the Jacksonville State Marching Southerners.
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Tigerpride1826 months
Not buying them staying on espn plus for the New Mexico game
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ChunkyLover5426 months
Good point. Not doing that either
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bayoucook26 months
Shitty teams at night?
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markthetiger26 months
Looking forward to 5 o’clock game with the sunset and colors happening by halftime.
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SouthernInsanity26 months
People actually consider SECN+ to be prime time??
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Fightin Okra26 months
SECN+ is a channel not a time
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CanebreakCajun26 months
5pm is not a night game.
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Locoguan026 months
By mid September, sun set is just after 7 p.m. That means the fourth quarter will be under the lights.
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CanebreakCajun26 months
That is not a night game.
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tigersbh26 months
Right. What’s with the downvotes?
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