BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU will open the 2020 football season at home against Mississippi State on September 26, the SEC announced Monday, August 17.
FULL LSU SCHEDULE:
Sept. 26, 2:30 p.m. CT - MISSISSIPPI STATE - TV: CBS
Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m. CT - at Vanderbilt - TV: SEC Network
Oct. 10, Time TBD - MISSOURI
Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m. - at Florida - TV: ESPN or ESPN2
Oct. 24, Time TBD - SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 31, 2:30 p.m. - at Auburn - TV: CBS
Nov. 7 - BYE
Nov. 14, 5 p.m. CT - ALABAMA - TV: CBS
Nov. 21, Time TBD - at Arkansas
Nov. 28, Time TBD - at Texas A&M
Dec. 5, Time TBD - OLE MISS
Dec. 12 - BYE
Kickoff time and television plans for the games will be announced at a later date.
Verge Ausberry, the LSU exec. deputy AD / exec. dir. of external relations, said the Tigers wanted a season-opening opponent they had played last year and were familiar with but he added the Mike Leach factor is a big new wrinkle for Mississippi State.
The SEC will play a 10-game, conference-only schedule. The revised schedule will include one mid-season open date for each school and an open date on December 12 for all schools.
The SEC Championship is scheduled to be played on December 19 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. It was originally scheduled for December 5.
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