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Georgia Southern Chad Lunsford LSU Media Session

This will be the first meeting between LSU and Georgia Southern in football although the Eagles have played 13 games against other current SEC members … LSU’s radio broadcaster Chris Blair spent 10 years calling Georgia Southern’s games before making the move to Baton Rouge following the 2015 GS football season … The 10 largest crowds the Eagles have ever played in front of were all at SEC venues, including the top crowd of 101,821 at Alabama on Nov. 19, 2011 … The last time Georgia Southern played a game in August was at NC State in 2014 … The Eagles are 3-5 all-time in August … The last SEC team Georgia Southern played was Auburn in 2017 … GS is 1-2 against Florida, 0-1 against Alabama and Ole Miss, 0-2 against Auburn and 0-6 against Georgia … This will be the 10th time in program history the Eagles open the season at a Power 5 opponent … LSU will be the 11th AP Top 10 team the Eagles have ever faced … Georgia Southern is 3-4 all-time in games played in Louisiana … This is the only scheduled game on natural grass for GS this season … This is the first of three games for GS against teams from Louisiana (ULM, Louisiana).

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