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LSU-Florida to Kickoff in Primetime on Oct. 12

LSU-Florida to Kickoff in Primetime on Oct. 12

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s game against Florida on Saturday, October 12 will be played in prime time with a 7 p.m. kickoff, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday. 

The game will be televised on ESPN. The Florida game will also serve as LSU’s Homecoming and will include the on-field recognition of 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Johnny Robinson, who is also serving as LSU’s SEC Legend this year. 

The LSU-Florida contest next week will be the first time the teams have met on ESPN in prime time since 2015 when the Tigers posted a 35-28 victory in Tiger Stadium.

LSU returns to action on Saturday, hosting 3-1 Utah State at 11 a.m. in Tiger Stadium. Tickets for the Utah State game as well as the potential Top 10 matchup with Florida are on sale at

SEC Television Schedule for Saturday, October 12, 2019:

Mississippi State at Tennessee, 11 a.m. CT on SEC Network
South Carolina at Georgia, 11 a.m. CT on ESPN
Alabama at Texas A&M, 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS
UNLV at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m. CT on SEC Network
Ole Miss at Missouri, 6 p.m. CT on ESPN2
Arkansas at Kentucky, 6:30 p.m. CT on SEC Network
Florida at LSU, 7 p.m. CT on ESPN