The game time has been set for the Week 7 LSU-Auburn game in Baton Rouge — sort of.
LSU will host Auburn on Saturday, Oct. 14 at either 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. ET at Tiger Stadium. The game will be televised on either CBS, ESPN or ESPN2.
The decision will be made by Saturday night.
Auburn and LSU are trending in opposite directions.
No. 12 Auburn (4-1, 2-0 SEC) has shaken off the cobwebs after losing to No. 2 Clemson and struggling to get past FCS Mercer the following week with two resounding SEC wins. The Tigers pounded Missouri 51-14 and Mississippi State 49-10 and will have a shot at entering LSU week with another big win. Auburn hosts Ole Miss this week.
LSU (3-2, 0-1) is trying to put the pieces together after a disastrous homecoming loss to Troy. The Tigers have already fallen behind the 8-ball in the SEC with a 37-7 loss at Mississippi State. There is a chance they’ll return home at 0-2 in conference play following this week’s game at Florida.
LSU-Auburn Week 7 date, game time
Date: Saturday, Oct. 14
Time: 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. ET
Network: CBS, ESPN or ESPN2
LSU-Auburn series history
LSU holds a 28-22-1 all-time record in the series.
Some series highlights:
2016: It was the game that ended the Les Miles era at LSU. LSU appeared to pull out a miraculous victory when Danny Etling connected with DJ Chark for a touchdown on the final play of the game, but replay determined the snap got off after the clock hit 0:00. LSU dropped to 2-2, and Miles was fired the next day in the wake of a last-minute drive that featured horrible clock management — not the first time such a thing happened in his mostly successful tenure.
2015: LSU running back Leonard Fournette runs a bunch of dudes over in a 45-21 LSU win.
2010: The game that provided Cam Newton’s Heisman Trophy reel. Newton ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns, but it wasn’t until Onterio McCalebb scored from 70 yards out late in the fourth quarter that Auburn pulled out the 24-17 win.
2007: In one of the trademark plays of LSU’s national championship season, Matt Flynn hit Demetrius Byrd for a 23-yard touchdown with 1 second left to lift LSU to a 30-24 win. Miles flouted convention in this one, playing for the touchdown rather than settling for a possible game-winning field goal.
1999: Auburn’s last win in Baton Rouge, a 41-7 blowout that set the ball rolling for Gerry DiNardo’s dismissal. After the game Auburn players and coaches smoke cigars on the field, perhaps setting the karma in place that has prevented them from winning at Tiger Stadium in the 21st century.
1988: A legendary moment in LSU history. Tommy Hodson hit Eddie Fuller for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal with 1:47 left, setting off a reaction so thunderous that it registered on the seismograph at the LSU geology building.
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