Times of Interest: Football vs. Alabama

by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
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Times of Interest: Football vs. Alabama

BATON ROUGE – Some of the biggest personalities in college football will be on the LSU campus this weekend when the 13th-ranked Tigers host top-ranked and undefeated Alabama in what will be nation’s premiere game on Saturday.

Kickoff between the Tigers and Crimson Tide is set for 7 p.m. CT in what has long been a sold out Tiger Stadium. The game will be televised on CBS with Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson, and Allie LaForce on the call.

The pregame headliner for the weekend will be ESPN’s College GameDay, which will be located in The Quad in the middle of the LSU campus. Some of the ESPN personalities on hand will this weekend include Lee Corso, Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Tom Rinaldi, Desmond, Howard, Samantha Ponder, David Pollack, and Marty Smith.

In addition, ESPN’s College GameDay Radio will be on location (grass lot next to Walk-On’s) starting at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday. Ryen Russillo and Danny Kanell will get things started on Friday afternoon as they will host their show from noon to 3 p.m. at Walk-On’s.

Other highlights on campus leading up to kickoff on Saturday night include Bag of Donuts performing at the Zatarain’s Tiger One Village starting at 2:30 p.m.; the LSU football team, along with football alumni, walking down “Victory Hill” at 4:50 p.m.; and the Golden Band from Tigerland street performance takes place North Stadium at 5:10 p.m.

The band’s pre-game show in Tiger Stadium starts at 6:54 and head coach Ed Orgeron will lead the Tigers out of the tunnel and onto the field at 7:07.

The following is a complete listing of key times of interest for the Tigers on Friday and Saturday:

LSU vs. Alabama
November 5, 2016 * Baton Rouge, La. (Tiger Stadium) * CBS

Times of Interest – Friday, Nov. 4
Noon – 3 p.m. ESPN’s Russillo & Kanell Radio Show (live from Walkon’s)
12:30 p.m. EPSN’s College Football Live (live from GameDay set in Quad on LSU campus)
7 p.m. LSU volleyball vs. Ole Miss (Maravich Center – Free admission)

Times of Interest – Saturday, Nov. 5
8 a.m. – LSU SportShop opens | LSUshop.net 
8-11 a.m. – ESPN’s College GameDay (live from Quad on LSU campus)
9 a.m. – LSU Salutes Ceremony (LSU War Memorial – Parade Grounds)
11 a.m. – CST’s LSU GameDay Live Pre-Game Show (Tiger One Village at PMAC) with Gordy Rush, Victor Howell, Jacob Hester, Emily Dixon
11 a.m. – ESPN’s College GameDay Radio (live from Walk-On’s)
Noon – LSU Ticket Office opens
2 p.m. – National L-Club Tailgate (Legends Club at PMAC)
2 p.m. – Zatarain’s Tiger One Village opens (front of PMAC)
2:30 p.m. – Bag of Donuts performs in Zatarain’s Tiger One Village (front of PMAC)
3:30 p.m. – TAF Pre-Game Party (at PMAC)
4 p.m. – Club level and Suites open at Tiger Stadium | Stadium Map
4 p.m. – LSU At the Game Programs on sale in and around Tiger Stadium
4:15 p.m. – LSU Student gates open at Tiger Stadium
4:30 p.m. – All remaining gates open at Tiger Stadium
4:50 p.m. – LSU walks down “Victory Hill” with former LSU football alumni
5 p.m. – LSU Game Day presented by CST radio show at Zatarain’s Tiger One Village with Jordy Culotta, Jacob Hester | Listen Free at LSUsports.net/live
5:10 p.m. – Band comes down Victory Hill
6:30 p.m. – LSU Sports Radio Network live from Tiger Stadium with Chris Blair, Doug Moreau, Gordy Rush | Listen Free at LSUsports.net/live
6:44 p.m. – Guest Captains Presentation: Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu, Deion Jones, Leonard Marshall
6:48 p.m. – LSU Salutes
6:54 p.m. – Golden Band from Tigerland takes the field for pregame performance
6:58 p.m. – Alma Mater and National Anthem
7:04:30 p.m. – LSU intro video
7:05 p.m. – Team Captains out of locker room
7:06 p.m. – Alabama takes the field
7:07 p.m. – LSU takes the field
7:07 p.m. – Coin toss at midfield
7:10 p.m. – Kickoff: LSU vs. Alabama on CBS

1st Timeout/1st Quarter:
Tyrann Mathieu/TAF Presentation

1st/2nd Quarter Break:
NCAA Track Champions recognition

1st Timeout/2nd Quarter:
LSU’s Major League Baseball Players recognition

LSU Band performs
SEC Professor of the Year recognition
LSU’s 3.0 GPA student-athletes recognition

Be sure to check out the following items on LSUsports.net
7 p.m. Live stats on LSU-Alabama game

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