AUBURN — The first Auburn road game of the season, a trip to LSU on Sept. 21, will kickoff at 6:45 p.m. CT and be televised on ESPN, the SEC announced Monday.
LSU has won five of the last six meetings between the teams and Les Miles is 6-2 against Auburn. LSU leads the series 26-20-1.
LSU has defeated Auburn seven straight times when televised by ESPN, and is 10-2 all-time against Auburn at night in Tiger Stadium.
The Auburn game will mark LSU’s third-straight night game in Tiger Stadium this year. LSU beat UAB, 56-17, last week and this week the Tigers host Kent State at 6 p.m.
Auburn’s last appearance on ESPN was its 12-10 loss to LSU at home last season.
Auburn has not defeated LSU in Baton Rouge since 1999, a 41-7 win under then-coach Tommy Tuberville.
Auburn opens SEC play this week at home against Mississippi State at 6 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2.