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, September 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 www.LSUtix.net.
2022 LSU Football Schedule
Date Opponent Time TV
Sept. 4 vs. Florida State (at New Orleans) 6:30 p.m. 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
(Release via LSU Athletics)