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ESPN announces approximate start times for remaining 2024 LSU football games

June 11, 2024

BATON ROUGE – ESPN has released the approximate start times for the remainder of LSU’s 2024 football schedule, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday.

Start times for LSU’s first three games were previously announced. LSU opens the 2024 season against USC in Las Vegas on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. CT on ABC, followed by the home-opener on Sept. 7 against Nicholls at 6:30 p.m. CT on SEC Network+/ESPN+. The Tigers open conference play in week 3 when they travel to face South Carolina at 11 a.m. CT on ABC.

All SEC-controlled games starting with Week 4 (Sept. 21) will have set television windows, with select games tagged as Flex games between the Afternoon and Night windows.


Television start time windows for Weeks 4-14 are defined as follows:


Early: 11 a.m. to Noon CT start

Afternoon: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. CT start

Night: 5 to 7 p.m. CT start

LSU has 3 games listed in the “Night” window

Flex: Games scheduled with either an Afternoon (2:30-3:30 p.m.) or Night (5-7 p.m.) start

LSU has 5 games listed in the “Flex” window


LSU’s games against Ole Miss, Arkansas and Vanderbilt fall under the “Night” window and will kickoff between 5 and 7 p.m. CT.


LSU has five games in the “Flex” window – UCLA, Texas A&M, Alabama, Florida, and Oklahoma – and those games will have a scheduled kickoff between 2:30 and 7 p.m. CT.


For all listed windows (Early, Afternoon, Night, Flex), the exact start time within such window(s) will be confirmed no later than six days prior. Fans and viewers looking for more information on this new era for the SEC and ESPN can visit


SEC Now: Inside the 2024 Schedule premieres at 1 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 11 on SEC Network to break down the full SEC schedule. Following The Paul Finebaum Show, the show will re-air at 6 p.m. Host Alyssa Lang and analysts Cole Cubelic and Roman Harper will dive into the full schedule and look ahead to the fall.


The following is a listing of LSU’s weeks 4-12 schedule with time designation and network when applicable.


Date                       Opponent                            Network                               Time                      Location

Sept. 21                 UCLA                                    TBA                                       2:30-7 p.m.          Tiger Stadium

Sept. 28                 South Alabama                 SEC Network                      6:45 p.m.              Tiger Stadium

Oct. 5                     Open Date

Oct. 12                  Ole Miss                               TBA                                       5-7 p.m.                Tiger Stadium

Oct. 19                  Arkansas                             TBA                                       5-7 p.m.                Fayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 26                  Texas A&M                         TBA                                       2:30-7 p.m.          College Station, Texas

Nov. 2                   Open Date

Nov. 9                   Alabama                              TBA                                       2:30-7 p.m.          Tiger Stadium

Nov. 16                Florida                                  TBA                                       2:30-7 p.m.           Gainesville, Fla.

Nov. 23                Vanderbilt                           TBA                                       5-7 p.m.                Tiger Stadium

Nov. 30                Oklahoma                           TBA                                       2:30-7 p.m.          Tiger Stadium


All times listed are Central

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