Texas A&M football vs. LSU: Game time, TV channel, streaming, radio, and more

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Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher and his new journey with the Aggies continues against LSU and head coach Ed Orgeron in College Station.

Texas A&M football take on the LSU Tigers Blazers in a game that means a ton for both teams. For LSU, a win means the Tigers can lock up a New Year’s six bowl game and another runner-up finish in the SEC west. For A&M, a win means they stop the Tigers current win streak in the series and finish tied for second with LSU in the SEC west behind Alabama.

The game will be the 57th meeting between the Aggies and the Tigers (LSU leads 33-20-3). LSU is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Enrollment is listed at 30,863 according to their fall of 2017 numbers.

Below is all the information you could possibly need for the game.

Game Time: 6:30 PM CST

Location: Kyle Field in College Station, Texas

TV Channel: SEC Network (National)

Announcers: Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (analyst), Kris Budden (sideline)

Streaming: WatchESPN

Local Radio: The Texas A&M Radio Network provides coverage via nearly 60 stations across the state of Texas. For a complete list, please visit 12thMan.com.

Local Commentators: Andrew Monaco (play-by-play), Dave Elmendorf (analyst), Will Johnson (sideline).

Rankings: LSU / No. 7 (college football playoff) – Texas A&M / No. 22 (college football playoff)

Odds: Texas A&M -3.5, game is listed between -2 and -3.5 depending on the sports book. Oddshark believes LSU will win outright, they had UAB last week remember.

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Head coach Ed Orgeron is in his second full year (24-8) at the helm after taking over for Les Miles in the 2016 season. Orgeron would lead the team to a 6-2 record in the eight games as the interim head coach.

Before his time in Baton Rouge, Orgeron has bounced around in his coaching career that started back at his alma mater in 1984 as a graduate assistant.

  • One year at McNeese State (GA in 1985)
  • Two years at Arkansas (Assistant Strength Coach from 1986-1987)
  • Five years at Miami, Fl (Defensive Line coach from 1988-1992)
  • One year at Nicholls State (Linebacker coach in 1994)
  • Three years at Syracuse (Defensive Line coach from 1995-1997)
  • Seven years at USC (Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line coach from 1998-2004)
  • Three years as the head coach at Ole Miss (10-25 overall record)
  • One year with the New Orleans Saints (Defensive Line coach in 2008)
  • One year at Tennessee (Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line coach in 2009)
  • Four years at USC (Defensive Line coach from 2010-2013)

For your Aggies, A&M is currently ranked No. 21 in offense averaging 461 yards per game. On defense, the Aggies are No. 27 in the nation giving up 344 yards per game. The stat we’ve been watching all season is still over six — the Aggies are giving up 6.04 yards per play.

For the second time in consecutive weeks we will watch the opponent’s defense. LSU is currently ranked No. 24 in total defense. They’re giving up only 330 yards per game; the Aggies will need to continue to maximize possessions and score when they get the opportunity to have success against this defense. Both rush defenses are very stout, the Aggies ranked No. 4 and the Tigers ranked No. 36. LSU has the edge in pass defense where they rank No. 6 while the Aggies are ranked No. 110.

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Our scoring streak of at least 14 points was ruined in Starkville so we’re tracking the teams with the longest bowl streak in the FBS. The Aggies are bowl eligible for the tenth year in a row which is tied for the 11th-longest active streak in the FBS and fourth-longest in the SEC.

Stats provided by ncaa.com

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