The Southeastern Conference released its 2012 football schedules Wednesday, revealing minor changes for the LSU Tigers.

Instead of traveling to Kentucky to complete a home and home series with the Wildcats, the Tigers will now instead travel to Texas A&M to take on their new SEC West rival. LSU will play the Aggies Oct. 20 in College Station.

LSU’s game with Mississippi State has also moved from its recent traditional September slot to Nov. 10.

The Tigers will still have eight home games in 2012 as planned. LSU opens Sept. 1 against North Texas.


Sept. 1: North Texas

Sept. 8: Washington

Sept. 15: Idaho

Sept. 22: at Auburn

Sept. 29: Towson

Oct. 6: at Florida

Oct. 13: South Carolina

Oct. 20: at Texas A&M

Nov. 3: Alabama

Nov. 10: Miss. State

Nov. 17: Ole Miss

Nov. 23 or 24: at Arkansas