BATON ROUGE, LA — LSU’s 2013 season-opener against TCU in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas, will kickoff at 8 p.m. and will be televised nationally by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday.
LSU and TCU open the 2013 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 in what will be the first meeting between the teams since 1968 when the Tigers beat the Horned Frogs, 10-7, in Tiger Stadium. LSU is 5-2-1 all-time against TCU.
The TCU game will also mark LSU’s third appearance in Cowboys Stadium as the Tigers beat Texas A&M, 41-24, in the 2011 Cotton Bowl and then followed that with a 40-27 win over Oregon to open the 2011 season.
2013 LSU Football Schedule
Aug. 31 TCU Arlington, TX (Cowboys Classic)
UAB Baton Rouge
Kent State Baton Rouge
Auburn Baton Rouge (Gold Game)
Sept. 28 Georgia Athens, GA
Oct. 5 Mississippi State Starkville, Miss.
Florida Baton Rouge
Oct. 19 Ole Miss Oxford, Miss.
Furman Baton Rouge
Nov. 2 Open
Nov. 9 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Nov. 16 Open
Texas A&M Baton Rouge (LSU Salutes)
Arkansas Baton Rouge