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First Glance - Texas A&M @ LSU (Game Notes, Info, Connections, Radio, TV)

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What You Need To Know

  • Kickoff for this game is scheduled for just after 6:30 pm (CT)
  • Tickets for are still available through the 12th Man Foundation.
  • Texas A&M and LSU are both receiving votes in the AP and Coaches polls.
  • Texas A&M enters this game 8-3 (4-3 SEC), while LSU is 7-3 (4-3 SEC).
  • Tiger Stadium was built in 1924 and has a current capacity of 102,231.

Did You Know...

  • LSU was founded in 1853 and has a current enrollment of 30,451.
  • LSU leads the series record over Texas A&M 30-20-3.
  • LSU defeated the Aggies 23-17 last Thanksgiving in College Station.
  • LSU is 48-6 in night games at Tiger Stadium under Head Coach Les Miles.

Campus Connections

  • Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator John Chavis held the same position at LSU from 2009-2014.
  • Terry Joseph, Texas A&M's Assistant Coach/Defensive Backs was a graduate assistant at LSU in 2006.
  • LSU Tight Ends coach Steve Ensminger served as Texas A&M's Offensive Coordinator from 1994-1996.
  • Jeff Grimes, LSU's Offensive Line Coach/Running Game Coordinator was a graduate assistant at Texas A&M in 1996-1997, and attended graduate school at A&M (M.S., 1997).
  • LSU special assistant to the head coach/chief of staff Steve Kragthorpe coached at Texas A&M from 1997-2000.
  • Dana Bible coached the Tigers for the final three games in 1916, going 1-0-2 before taking over as the head coach at Texas A&M in 1917. In Bible's first meeting with the Tigers in 1917, he led the Aggies to a 27-0 win over LSU.

Game Notes

  • TEXAS A&M
  • LSU

Famous LSU Students

  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • Hubert Humphrey
  • James Carville
  • Pete Maravich
  • Better Than Ezra

Television

  • Channel: SEC Network
  • Broadcast team: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

Radio

  • Texas A&M Sports Network (Full list HERE)
  • Texas A&M Spanish Network (Radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen, Texas)
  • SiriusXM

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