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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