Football Announces Homecoming and Other Key Dates
Assoc. Athletic Director/Communications
BATON ROUGE – LSU's game against Florida on October 12 in Tiger Stadium will serve as the homecoming contest for the Tigers in 2019, the school announced on Wednesday.
LSU, which is coming off a 10-3 record in 2018, opens its third full season under head coach Ed Orgeron on Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Tigers host Georgia Southern in Tiger Stadium.
After a road game against Texas in Austin, the Tigers return to Death Valley to host Northwestern State for the Purple Game.
LSU's final non-conference contest of the season against Utah State on Oct. 5 in Tiger Stadium will serve as the Alumni Band Game.
The annual Gold Game will be celebrated when LSU hosts Auburn on Oct. 26, followed by LSU Salutes on Nov. 23 against Arkansas.
LSU wraps up the regular-season on Nov. 30 when the Tigers host Texas A&M for the annual Senior Tribute.
Four teams on LSU's 2019 home schedule won at least nine games last year, which includes 10-3 marks by Georgia Southern and Florida and an 11-2 record by Utah State. Five of LSU's seven home opponents reached a bowl game last year.
2019 LSU Football – Home Schedule
August 31: Georgia Southern, Season Opener
September 14: Northwestern State, Purple Game
October 5: Utah State, Alumni Band Game
October 12: Florida, Homecoming
October 26: Auburn, Gold Game
November 23: Arkansas, LSU Salutes
November 30: Texas A&M, Senior Tribute