Auburn-LSU slated for CBS afternoon kickoff

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Clyde Edwards-Helaire
(Photo: Terrill Weil)

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s game against Auburn next week in Tiger Stadium will be televised on CBS and will kickoff at 2:30 p.m., the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday.

Next week’s game will mark LSU’s second straight appearance on CBS. LSU travels to Mississippi State on Saturday in a game also televised on CBS. Kickoff for Saturday in Starkville is 2:30 p.m. CT.

It’s the third consecutive year that the LSU-Auburn contest will be televised on CBS. LSU is currently 6-0 overall and ranked No. 2 in the nation. Auburn, who travels to Arkansas on Saturday, is 5-1 overall and ranked No. 11 in the nation.

LSU has won the last two meetings with Auburn, which includes a 22-21 win last year when Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired.

Here’s the SEC television slate for Saturday, Oct. 26:

Mississippi State at Texas A&M 11 a.m. (SEC Network)
Auburn at LSU 2:30 p.m. (CBS)
South Carolina at Tennessee 3 p.m. (SEC Network)
Arkansas at Alabama 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Missouri at Kentucky 6:30 p.m. (SEC Network)

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