Kickoff for LSU vs. Texas A&M game on Thanksgiving set for 6:30 p.m. on ESPN
BATON ROUGE, LA — LSU’s 2014 regular-season finale against Texas A&M on Thanksgiving in College Station will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN, the league office and the network announced on Monday.
LSU is 2-0 against the Aggies since they joined the Southeastern Conference in 2012, which includes a 34-10 victory last year in Tiger Stadium. LSU leads the overall series with Texas A&M 29-20-3.
The Texas A&M contest will be the first for LSU on Thanksgiving Day since 1973 when the Tigers dropped a 21-7 decision to Alabama in Tiger Stadium. LSU is 5-4-3 all-time in games played on Thanksgiving including a 7-7 tie against Texas A&M in Houston in 1913.
LSU last played a regular-season game on a Thursday against Mississippi State in 2011 when the Tigers posted a 19-6 win over the Bulldogs.
2014 LSU Football Schedule
Date Opponent Location TV Time
Aug. 30 vs. Wisconsin Houston, Texas ESPN 8 p.m.
Sept. 6 Sam Houston State Tiger Stadium SEC Network 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 Louisiana-Monroe Tiger Stadium ESPNU 6 p.m.
Sept. 20 Mississippi State Tiger Stadium
Sept. 27 New Mexico State Tiger Stadium
Oct. 4 at Auburn Auburn, Ala.
Oct. 11 at Florida Gainesville, Fla.
Oct. 18 Kentucky Tiger Stadium
Oct. 25 Ole Miss Tiger Stadium
Nov. 1 Open
Nov. 8 Alabama Tiger Stadium
Nov. 15 at Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark.
Nov. 22 Open
Nov. 27 at Texas A&M College Station, Texas ESPN 6:30 p.m.