LSU announces kickoff times for UAB and Kent State games

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Running back Kenny Hillard, middle, prepares to met defenders Danielle Hunter, (94) and Craig Losten, on a run at LSU's annual Spring Game at Tiger Stadium, Saturday April 20, 2013.
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Running back Kenny Hillard, middle, prepares to met defenders Danielle Hunter, (94) and Craig Losten, on a run at LSU's annual Spring Game at Tiger Stadium, Saturday April 20, 2013.
By Advocate news services

LSU's home-opener against UAB on Sept. 7 will kickoff at 6 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPNU, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday as part of the league's release of the early season television schedule.

LSU's game against Kent State on Sept. 14 will kickoff at 6 p.m. CT as well and will be carried either by ESPN, ESPN2, or ESPNU.

The league had previously announced that LSU's season-opener against TCU in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas on Aug. 31 will start at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPN.

The only other game on the LSU schedule that a kickoff time has been determined is the Arkansas contest on Friday, Nov. 29 in Tiger Stadium. That game will start at 1:30 p.m. and will be televised on CBS.

Kickoff times and television network designation for the remainder of the schedule will be announced as the season progresses.

2013 LSU Football Schedule
Aug. 31 TCU Arlington, Texas 8 p.m. ESPN
Sept. 7 UAB Baton Rouge 6 p.m. ESPNU
Sept. 14 Kent State Baton Rouge 6 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Sept. 21 Auburn Baton Rouge TBD
Sept. 28 Georgia Athens, Ga. TBD
Oct. 5 Mississippi State Starkville, Miss. TBD
Oct. 12 Florida Baton Rouge TBD
Oct. 19 Ole Miss Oxford, Miss. TBD
Oct. 26 Furman (HC) Baton Rouge TBD
Nov. 2 Open
Nov. 9 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. TBD
Nov. 16 Open
Nov. 23 Texas A&M Baton Rouge TBD
Nov. 29 Arkansas Baton Rouge 1:30 p.m. CBS