LSU’s home opener against Northwestern State on Sept. 10 will be televised live on TigerVision, the school’s in-house pay-per-view network.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Tiger Stadium, and the TigerVision pregame show will start at 6:45 p.m.
Residents in Louisiana can purchase TigerVision through their local cable television system or through The Dish Network or DirecTV. Cable customers must have digital cable capabilities to order the games.
Residents outside Louisiana can purchase the TigerVision broadcast through ESPN’s Game Plan package. The Game Plan coverage of the game will be blacked out in Louisiana.
The cost to purchase the broadcast will be $34.50. The Northwestern State game will be LSU’s only TigerVision pay-per-view telecast in 2011.
TIGERS GET SPECIAL UNIFORMS: LSU is one of nine college football programs chosen to wear highly advanced uniforms designed by Nike for one game during the 2011-12 season. The Tigers’ uniform, which will be unveiled in September, will be worn in the game against Auburn on Oct. 22 in Tiger Stadium.
“While we love the tradition and the historical significance behind the uniform we wear each week, our players also enjoy the opportunity to wear something different,” LSU coach Les Miles said in a statement. “We think the Nike Pro Combat uniform gives LSU a unique look while also outfitting our team in the latest innovation.”
Oregon will wear its version of the uniform against LSU in the season opener for both teams Sept. 3 in Arlington, Texas. The other schools selected to wear the uniforms are Army, Boise State, Georgia, Michigan State, Navy, Ohio State and Stanford.
MILES RETURNS TO ESPN: LSU coach Les Miles and his 11 Southeastern Conference colleagues will return to the ESPN “car wash” next week, meaning they will be featured on multiple platforms.
Miles will be among six SEC coaches featured Tuesday. He’ll be joined by Alabama’s Nick Saban, Arkansas’ Bobby Petrino, Georgia’s Mark Richt, Kentucky’s Joker Phillips and Vanderbilt’s James Franklin.
The other six SEC coaches will be featured throughout the day Monday. Miles was a guest on ESPN shows during a visit to the network’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn., last month.
RUSH JOINS LSU RADIO TEAM:
Former LSU defensive back Gordy Rush has joined the LSU Sports Radio Network as the sideline reporter for Tiger football games this fall.
Rush’s addition will allow Jordy Hultberg to concentrate on his sideline duties for the Cox Sports Television broadcast of LSU football games. Hultberg will also do postgame interviews for the CST broadcast. He will continue to serve as the host for Inside LSU Football with Les Miles.
Charles Hanagriff, a member of the radio team for LSU baseball, will be the new host of LSU Sunday Night Live on the LSU Sports Radio Network. LSU Sunday Night Live airs each week in the fall from 6 to 7 p.m.
LADIES CLINIC IS FRIDAY: Openings are still available for coach Les Miles and his wife Kathy’s annual Lady Tiger Football 101 Clinic on Friday at LSU.
Females can register for the clinic by going to www.LSU
sports.net/camps. Cost for the clinic is $110 per person, which includes dinner.
Some of the highlights of the clinic include a question and answer session with Les and Kathy Miles; a simulated pre-game walk down Victory Hill just like the Tigers; touching the “Win” crossbar and running out of the chute into Tiger Stadium; and a tour of the football operations facility.
Participants will also get fitted for equipment and go through drills.
The clinic runs from noon to 9 p.m. For information contact Yael Lofton at firstname.lastname@example.org.