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FOOTBALL: ABC to feature LSU-Texas as Saturday night game

ABC has selected the Sept. 7 LSU at Texas game as its “Saturday Night Football” feature.

The University of Texas announced that the game is set for 6:30 p.m. on the network. It will be the Longhorns’ first ABC “Saturday Night Football” broadcast since they defeated Kansas State 31-21 in the 2013 season.

This will mark the 18th all-time meeting between the Tigers and Longhorns, the latter leading 9-7-1. Texas won the most recent meeting 35-20 in the 2002-03 Cotton Bowl.

Texas has gone 7-1-1 vs. LSU in Austin, but has not hosted the Tigers since 1954 (won 20-6).

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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