Football vs. Auburn Set for 6:45 p.m. on ESPN

by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
Football vs. Auburn Set for 6:45 p.m. on ESPN

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Southeastern Conference opener against Auburn on September 21 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:45 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the league office announced on Monday.

The Auburn game will mark LSU’s third-straight night contest in Tiger Stadium in 2013. LSU beat UAB, 56-17, last week under in the lights in Tiger Stadium and this week the Tigers host Kent State at 6 p.m.

LSU has won seven-straight games against Auburn when televised by the all-sports network, and the homestanding Tigers are 10-2 all-time against Auburn at night in Tiger Stadium.

Prior to facing Auburn, LSU will take on Kent State on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

The following is the television schedule for the SEC for Saturday, Sept. 21:

Network, Time, Game
ESPNews/ESPN3/ESPNU, 11 a.m. CT, Vanderbilt at UMass
SEC TV, 11:21 a.m. CT, North Texas at Georgia
CBS, 2:30 p.m. CT, Tennessee at Florida
ABC/ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU, 2:30 p.m. CT, Arkansas at Rutgers
ESPN2 or ESPNU, 6 p.m. CT, Colorado State at Alabama
ESPN2 or ESPNU, 6 p.m. CT, SMU at Texas A&M
FSN, 6:30 p.m. CT, Troy at Mississippi State
ESPN, 6:45 p.m. CT, Auburn at LSU
Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. CT, Missouri at Indiana