Big football weekend underway for LSU and Southern

(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Sep. 3, 2022 at 7:54 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU and Southern University football teams are preparing for their first kickoffs of the 2022 season.

At 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, the Southern University Jaguars are set to take on Florida Memorial University. Meanwhile, the LSU Tigers will have their kickoff against Florida State University at 6:44 p.m. on Sunday, September 4.

Southern fans will be packing A.W. Mumford Memorial Stadium for their season opener. The campus opens to tailgaters looking for a place to park at 6 a.m., while the ticket office at the F.G. Clark Activity Center opens at noon.

RELATED LINK: Mumford Stadium guidelines for Southern University’s 1st home game this weekend

LSU fans will be headed to the Ceasar’s Superdome in New Orleans for their first matchup of the 2022 season. Gates at the stadium are expected to open two hours before kickoff, and fans are encouraged to take notice of the recommended entry gate number on their tickets. Officials say fans will not be able to re-enter the stadium after having their tickets scanned.

RELATED LINK: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Caesar’s Superdome policies in place ahead of LSU’s season opener

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