While a new location has not been found for Saturday night’s LSU-BYU game, a trio of new options surfaced on Monday morning.
Nashville and Orlando have joined New Orleans as potential sites for the Tigers’ season opener, according to Ross Dellenger of The Advocate. The game was originally set to be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, but the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey will force it to be moved elsewhere.
Jacksonville is also reportedly in the mix, according to Dellenger.
Game officials are deciding among five locations, per Dellenger, and the decision will be made by ESPN.
It was reported Sunday that Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans were options for the game as well. However, ESPN may want to keep the game at a neutral site, and New Orleans may have weather concerns of its own with Harvey, now a tropical storm, moving northeast.
If the game ends up being rescheduled, it won’t be on Sunday, as BYU does not allow its athletic teams to play on Sundays.
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