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Official: BYU-LSU Football game moved to New Orleans’ Superdome

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BYU to play in New Orleans

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After days of speculation, BYU and LSU’s Saturday game will be moved to the Superdome in New Orleans. BYU released this official statement:

The game will still be at 8:30 Central time (7:30 MST) on ESPN.

According to college football reporter Brett McMurphy, Orlando, Jacksonville, Dallas, and Nashville were the other 4 sites considered.

New Orleans seemed like it may be out of the running with concern over potential flooding, but ESPN and other officials concluded that New Orleans would be the best venue.

We’ll have more on this situation as it develops.