LSU gives update on season opener in Houston as Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas

The LSU football team is on hurricane watch. Again.

LSU is scheduled to open its season by playing BYU at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2 in Houston’s NRG Stadium. But Hurricane Harvey, which has strengthened all week and now is moving toward Texas as a Category 3 storm, could alter those plans.

LSU released a statement Friday afternoon addressing the status of the Tigers season opener.

Of course, LSU will hope to avoid all of the problems that Hurricane Matthew caused a little under a year ago, when the Tigers and Florida Gators struggled to come to an agreement on when and where the postponed game could be played.

Once it does make landfall, meteorologists expect Hurricane Harvey to impact the south Texas area for up to a week, which could result in floods and damage affecting team and fan travel, the stadium itself, and the safety of all involved.

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