BATON ROUGE – The LSU football team could have a busy Labor Day weekend in 2024.
The Tigers have UCLA on their schedule for August 31, 2024, at Tiger Stadium, but school officials are also working on Southern Cal’s lineup for that same Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas, said Wednesday. evening a source of LSU. The source requested anonymity as details of LSU USC programming have not been made public.
Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated reported on Twitter Wednesday that “LSU and USC will meet to open the 2024 season on Labor Day weekend” in Las Vegas.
“It’s not finalized yet,” the LSU source said, but added that the LSU-UCLA game could be moved from August 31 until later in the 2024 season or another season for LSU and USC to play. in Vegas.
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LSU has two more non-conference games on its 2024 schedule – Rice on September 7 and South Alabama on September 28, both at Tiger Stadium.
The No.13 Tigers open this season at UCLA on Sept. 4 (7:30 p.m., FOX).
LSU football has only played against USC twice in history.
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The No.20 Tigers lost to No.1 USC, 17-12, in 1979, at Tiger Stadium in one of the most famous LSU games in history.
LSU won 23-3 on September 29, 1984 at USC.