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LSU vs. Texas A&M game set for Thanksgiving day

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Press release from LSU sports information

BATON ROUGE – 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.

 

 

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