LSU/Georgia Picked Up By CBS

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A SEC showdown and possible top-5 matchup in Death Valley is going national.

CBS announced Monday it has picked up the October 13 matchup in Tiger Stadium between LSU and Georgia, with kickoff shortly after 2:30 p.m.

The two teams last faced off at Athens in 2013, and it's the first time they have faced off in Baton Rouge since 2008, according to LSUsports.net.

The Tigers are currently ranked 5th in the AP Top 25 and 6th in the Coaches poll. The Bulldogs are ranked 2nd in both.

LSU travels to Gainesville, Florida this Saturday to face the Gators. That game will also be at 2:30 p.m. on CBS.

Georgia's next opponent is Vanderbilt.

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