BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Gene Chizik’s first game as Auburn’s coach will be under the lights. So too will his second and third.
Auburn announced today that the Tigers’ first two games of the season — against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 5 and Mississippi State on Sept. 12 — will start at 7 p.m. ET. Both are at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Louisiana Tech game will be televised by ESPNU. The MSU game will air on Fox Sports Net.
The Tigers’ third game of the year, a Sept. 19 tilt against West Virginia at Jordan-Hare, was previously announced as a 7:45 p.m. ET start. It will be televised by ESPN or ESPN2.