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LSU's Associate AD Denies Report That Tigers Will Open 2018 Season Against Miami (FL) In Arlington

College football fans have gotten to see some amazing opening weekend matchups over the past few years - games likes Georgia vs. Clemson and Alabama vs. Michigan have brought a lot of excitement to a sport that often takes a few weeks to really get going. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, we could be in for another treat a few years from now if LSU and Miami (FL) can figure out the logistics on a 2018 game in Arlington, Texas. The news has already been refuted, however, by LSU's associate AD Verge Ausberry.

He acknowledges that the two sides have talked, but adds that there is "no truth" to the report. Randy Rosetta from NOLA.com has the scoop.

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As we all saw during the BCS era, scheduling big-time non-conference opponents can be a risky game. Winning these kinds of contests can catapult you in the weekly rankings, but losing them can destroy your national championship aspirations. Still, fans would love to see this matchup.