LSU football kickoff time announced for Mississippi State
LSU football’s SEC opener at Mississippi State on Sept. 25 is set for an 11 a.m. CT kickoff on ESPN.
Mississippi State ruined LSU's national title defense in a 44-34 shocker last season in Baton Rouge. K.J. Costello threw for an SEC-record 623 yards, the first sign the Tigers had regressed under defensive coordinator Bo Pelini
LSU coach Ed Orgeron fired Pelini as part of a staff-wide purge. Orgeron replaced Pelini with Minnesota Vikings defensive back coach Daronte Jones, a protégé of former DC Dave Aranda.
The Tigers host Central Michigan on Saturday (6:30 p.m., SEC Network).