Tennessee and 19th ranked LSU will officially kickoff under the lights at Neyland Stadium on November 19th at 7 pm ET. The network has yet to be announced but the game will air on either ESPN or ESPN 2 the school announced via twitter on Monday.
Next weekend's contest vs. LSU set for a 7pm kick under the lights at Neyland Stadium pic.twitter.com/Tp66mEEEhS— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) November 6, 2017
The match up will mark the 32nd overall meeting between the Vols and the Tigers, with Tennessee holding a 20-9-3 advantage in a series that dates back to 1926. The last time the two teams played each other in the regular season was 2011, a 38-7 LSU win at Neyland Stadium.
Tennessee will travel to Columbia, MO this week, seeking their first conference win of the season when they take on Missouri. LSU will play host to Arkansas in Baton Rouge on Saturday. The game will be the second night game at Neyland Stadium this season.
Notable Tennessee-LSU Games:
2007: In rematch of the 2001 SEC Championship Game, #14 Tennessee again met #7 LSU in Atlanta. Leading 14-13 in the fourth quarter, Erik Ainge threw an interception returned for a touchdown to put LSU ahead, 21-14. The Tigers went on to win the national championship.
2006: Tennessee led 24-21 late in the fourth quarter before LSU’s JaMarcus Russell hit Early Doucet in the endzone to give the Tigers a 28-24 lead with 9 seconds left. The loss knocked Tennessee out of contention for the SEC East.
2005: On Labor Day night, Tennessee overcame a 21-0 deficit to defeat LSU, 30-27 in overtime at Tiger Stadium.
2001: In their first game since the events of 9/11, Tennessee topped LSU, 26-18 at Neyland Stadium. The teams met again in the SEC title game later that season with LSU winning 31-20.
1989: In a shoot out on a hot Saturday afternoon in Baton Rouge, 11th ranked Tennessee scored late to win 45-39 and avoid the upset.