LSU-Ole Miss football: Time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 (October 21, 2017) game
LSU Tigers football plays the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. ET. Find the game time, TV channel and online live stream info below.
The LSU football team (5-2, 2-1 SEC) is coming off a season-changing comeback win over Auburn. Ole Miss (3-3, 1-2 SEC) is LSU’s last test before a midseason bye week. The trip to Oxford, Miss., will be an interesting one for LSU, as Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron worked as the head coach at Ole Miss from 2005-07. Orgeron has not returned to Oxford as a head coach since he was relieved of his duties a decade ago.
Here’s all the information you need to know about the game Saturday afternoon:
LSU-Ole Miss football game time, details
Who: Ole Miss (3-3, 1-2 SEC) vs. No. 24 LSU (5-2, 2-1 SEC)
Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Miss.
When: Saturday, October 21, 6:15 p.m. CT
What TV channel will LSU-Ole Miss football be on?
The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN.
How can I stream LSU-Ole Miss football online?
A stream of the game will be available online through Watch ESPN and the WatchESPN app. Access to Watch ESPN requires a cable or satellite password.
How can I listen to LSU-Ole Miss football on the radio?
A radio broadcast of the game will be accessible through the LSU Sports Radio Network. Baton Rouge residents will be able to listen to the game on 98.1 FM Baton Rouge. Internet users can find the radio feed featuring Chris Blair, Doug Moreau and Gordy Rush through LSUsports.net/live.
How else can I follow LSU football Saturday?
You can follow live stats online through ESPN.com or through LSUstats.com. Twitter users can get up-to-the-minute updates by following @LSUfootball, or by following SEC Country’s beat writers Alex Hickey and Nick Suss live from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at @bigahickey and @nicksuss.
LSU-Ole Miss game preview
LSU surprised oddsmakers everywhere last Saturday with a comeback 27-23 victory over then-No. 10 Auburn. The Tigers trailed by as many as 20 points in the second quarter but came back in the second half thanks to stifling defense and strong special teams performances from punt returner DJ Chark, kicker Connor Culp and gunner Russell Gage.
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The Tigers have now defeated back-to-back ranked SEC opponents and are touchdown favorites to defeat Ole Miss. The Rebels snapped a three-game losing streak last weekend by blowing out Vanderbilt 57-35.
This game should be a matchup of strength versus strength. The Tigers’ No. 14 pass defense is hot as ever right now after breaking up 11 passes against Auburn. And while Jarrett Stidham was one kind of test, Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson is unlike any other in the SEC. Patterson has led Ole Miss to the No. 9 passing attack in the FBS and leads the SEC in passing touchdowns, yards per game, completions, completion percentage and pass attempts.
On the other side, healthy running back play will be a huge advantage for LSU. Ole Miss has the No. 118 rush defense in college football. Last year, the Tigers rushed for 311 yards and four touchdowns versus Ole Miss. Running back Derrius Guice has been limited the last two weeks and didn’t play three weeks ago as he recovers from a tweaked knee.
LSU projected starting lineup: Offense
QB: Danny Etling
RB: Derrius Guice
WR: D.J. Chark
WR: Russell Gage
WR: Derrick Dillon
TE: Foster Moreau
H-back: J.D. Moore
LT: Saahdiq Charles
LG: Garrett Brumfield
C: Will Clapp
RG: Ed Ingram
RT: Adrian Magee
LSU projected starting lineup: Defense and special teams
DE: Christian LaCouture
NT: Greg Gilmore
DE: Rashard Lawrence
OLB: Arden Key
ILB: Donnie Alexander
ILB: Devin White
OLB: Corey Thompson
CB: Donte Jackson
FS: Grant Delpit
SS: Eric Monroe
CB: Greedy Williams
CB: Kevin Toliver
PK: Connor Culp
P: Josh Growden OR Zach Von Rosenberg
LS: Blake Ferguson
KR: Clyde Edwards-Helaire
PR: D.J. Chark
KS: Cameron Gamble