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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s 2024 season-opener against USC in Las Vegas will be played on Sunday, Sept. 1, and be televised on ABC with a kickoff time of 6:30 p.m. CT, ESPN announced on Wednesday.

LSU and USC will meet the Vegas Kickoff Classic at Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders.

It will be the first meeting between LSU and USC since 1984 when the Tigers beat the Trojans, 23-3, in the Coliseum in Los Angeles.

The teams have met just one other time that coming in 1979, when USC posted a 17-12 win over LSU in Tiger Stadium in what is still called one of the greatest games played in Death Valley.

LSU opens the 2023 season against Florida State in Orlando.

(Release via LSU Athletics)

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Aussietigerfan13 months
Can’t wait I’ll be making the trip for this!
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Displaced13 months
I hope they bring their 2003 co-national champions banner.
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UnclePat7613 months
Perfect ending to a Los Angeles-San Diego vacation
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Magnus13 months
i've got blood flow
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grizzlylongcut13 months
It’ll be my first trip to Vegas I can’t wait.
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pevetohead13 months
Word of advice: NEVER walk away from the table when you are on a heater.
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diat15013 months
Vegas is awesome.
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LSUinATX13 months
Anyone else remember onepeat.com? That site is still active...kuddos to that Tiger Fan
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cajunmud13 months
They look pretty dead to me.
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JakeFromStateFarm13 months
Lincoln Riley won’t be able to run from this one.
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Froman13 months
frickin A
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BowDownToLSU13 months
Vegas it is. I’m going
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theBru13 months
Where are the warm-up scrimmages the Tigers always scheduled in the past, ya know like, it was the aggies for year!
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tarzana13 months
That game's gonna be lit! It'll be hot as the blazes in Vegas, and this will be the hottest matchup in the country that day
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LSUBB636613 months
The good lord willing I'll be there to back my Tigers
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FlyinTiger9313 months
Challenge accepted. Can LSU drink Las Vegas dry?
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goodgrin13 months
Of course not. It's Vegas.
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GoldenGuy13 months
Of course we can, it's Us.
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oldtrucker13 months
Nope, we have met them more than once.
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Spelt it rong13 months
Larry got this one right stating that 1979 and 1984 were the two years these teams played. 1-1-0 is the record for both teams in the series.
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CaLSUTigerFan13 months
The article says we've played them twice. It stated that this is the FIRST time since the 1984 meeting in CA where we beat them 23-3. I can remember the LSU fans chanting, *Where's the horse?* It was hilarious!
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cajunmud13 months
Can't wait to expose the SEC dodger!
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