Kickoff has been set for 6:45 p.m. CDT. Auburn, Ala.--Auburn is currently 2-0 after defeating Ole Miss 27-21 on Saturday. Syracuse picked up its first victory with a 21-10 decision over Central Florida following a pair of losses to Georgia Tech and Tennessee.
Auburn's victory over Ole Miss was televised and this Saturday night's game at LSU will begin at 8 p.m. with TV coverage on ESPN2.
Auburn and Syracuse will play a home and home series. The rematch is set for Auburn next season. In the only previous meeting, the two teams tied, 16-16, in the 1988 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. That tie cost Syracuse a chance to win the national title.
Television plans and the kickoff times for the remaining Auburn games will be announced 12 days prior to kickoff.