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ABC to Televise LSU vs. Florida State Game in Primetime

ABC to Televise LSU vs. Florida State Game in Primetime

BATON ROUGE – The Brian Kelly era of LSU football will begin with a prime time national broadcast as ABC will televise the Tigers’ season-opener against Florida State on Sunday, Sept. 4, in New Orleans, the network announced on Tuesday.

Game time for the Allstate Louisiana Kickoff at Caesars Superdome featuring LSU and Florida State is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT.

LSU is coming off a 6-7 season and an appearance in the Texas Bowl, while Florida State finished last year with a 5-7 mark.

It will be the first meeting between LSU and Florida State since 1991 when the then-No. 1 ranked Seminoles posted a 27-16 win over the Tigers in Baton Rouge.

LSU is 2-7 all-time against the Seminoles with wins coming in the 1968 Peach Bowl (31-27) and 1982 in Tiger Stadium (55-21).

LSU is 91-32-5 all-time in season-openers.

Tickets for the contest are still available and can be purchased at

Date Opponent Time TV
Sept. 4 vs. Florida State (in New Orleans) 6:30 p.m. CT ABC
Sept. 10 Southern
Sept. 17 Mississippi State
Sept. 24 New Mexico
Oct. 1 at Auburn
Oct. 8 Tennessee
Oct. 15 at Florida
Oct. 22 Ole Miss
Oct. 29 Open Date
Nov. 5 Alabama
Nov. 12 at Arkansas
Nov. 19 UAB
Nov. 26 at Texas A&M