Announcement came today that LSU’s 2017 football season will kick off at 8:30 p.m. The Tigers’ matchup with BYU in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff in Houston will take the late shift on ESPN’s slate of Saturday games on September 2.
Here is the full SEC slate for opening weekend:
Saturday, Sept. 2
2 p.m. - South Carolina vs. NC State (in Charlotte, N.C.), ESPN
2:30 p.m. - Florida vs. Michigan (in Arlington, Texas), ABC
3 p.m. - Kentucky at Southern Miss, CBS Sports Network
5:15 p.m. - Appalachian St. at Georgia, ESPN
7 p.m. - Alabama vs. Florida State (Chick-fil-A Kickoff in Atlanta), ABC
7 p.m. - Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee, CBS Sports Network
8:30 p.m. - LSU vs. BYU (AdvoCare Texas Kickoff in Houston, Texas), ESPN
TBD - Georgia Southern at Auburn
TBD - South Alabama at Ole Miss
TBD - Charleston Southern at Mississippi St.
TBD - Missouri St. at Missouri
Sunday, Sept. 3
6:30 p.m. - Texas A&M at UCLA, FOX
Monday, Sept. 4
7 p.m. - Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech (Chick-fil-A Kickoff in Atlanta, Ga.), ESPN
The 2017 season will kickoff in exactly 100 days from today, in NRG Stadium in Houston.