How to Watch, Stream, Listen to LSU vs. New Mexico
LSU leaves conference play for the third time this season when the Tigers host New Mexico on Saturday. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT, as the Tigers look to go 3-0 at Tiger Stadium under Brian Kelly.
The game won’t be televised, but can be streamed on ESPN+ and SEC Network+, with Mike Corey handling play-by-play, Dave Steckel as analyst and Jalyn Johnson as sideline reporter.
For those unable to watch or stream the game, they can listen to the LSU Sports Radio Network broadcast for free on the LSU Sports Mobile Appon a computer at LSUsports.net/liveon the flagship Eagle 98.1 FM radio station in Baton Rouge, and on all radio network affiliates. The voice of the tigers, Chris Blair and Doug Moreau will be on the call, with Gordy Rush on the sidelines.
LSU (2-1) enters the contest after a 31-16 victory over Mississippi State last week, while the Lobos improved their record to 2-1 with a 27-10 victory over UTEP .
This marks the first meeting between the two programs on the grill.
Offensively, LSU is averaging 439.3 yards per game (193.0 rushing, 246.3 passing) and 39.7 points per game. Defensively, Matt House’s unit allows 313.7 yards (135.3 rushing, 178.3 passing).
The Tigers have limited their last two opponents to just 5 of 24 on third down opportunities — Southern (2-10) and Mississippi State (3-14). LSU also held the Bulldogs on three of their fourth attempts last week.
Kelly hopes his team will build on last week’s victory and show consistency. More importantly, he wants his team to treat the Lobos with the respect they deserve.
“It’s a good defense. They’ve caused people meltdowns,” Kelly said of New Mexico. “They’re a defense that’s in structure, has a few similarities. game. Third down, they’re exceptional. I think they’re fifth in the country. They forced seven turnovers last weekend. Seven. So you can imagine, I think top 5 in the country in terms of rotations forced.
“So it’s a defense that’s going to cause you problems. If you don’t execute at a high level they will turn this game into a tight game, there’s no doubt about that.
“Offensively, and again obviously as a head coach Danny Gonzales does a very good job. He is a recognized offensive spirit. He’s always been very good as a play caller. He’s a midfielder gun option offensive ball control. They have talented players on the perimeter. It’s a game where they obviously play good defense and are very opportunistic on the attacking side of the ball.
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