ETA: Home debut of Mike the Tiger delayed. Home debut of the LSU Tigers went right on schedule.
LSU 48, Va Tech 7
Death Valley. The House that Long built. Home of Mike the Tiger. A gathering of 92,000 of your best friends donned in purple and gold where it NEVER rains.
The one, the only……Tiger Stadium.
Tonight #2 LSU opens the home season in Baton Rouge against the #9 Virginia Tech Hokies. It’s a late start (8:15 p.m., CDT) on ESPN, so that extra hour of tailgating ought to have the home crowd just about right by kickoff.
I’m suspecting that it’ll be more smashmouth football, perhaps like this:
And, of course, there’s the debut of Mike VI (a/k/a Roscoe):