ORLANDO - The LSU Tigers will face No. 13 Louisville in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Dec. 31.
Florida Citrus Sports' Chairman Harold Mills made the announcement Sunday afternoon. The game will be the first time LSU will play Louisville.
"Looking forward to spending New Year's Eve in the Citrus Bowl!" LSU head coach Ed Orgeron shared on Twitter. "What an honor to represent the Tiger Family in such a great game!"
What a great opportunity for The Tigers to play a great opponent in Louisville in the Citrus Bowl. What a great challenge for our team!— Coach Ed Orgeron (@Coach_EdOrgeron) December 4, 2016
Kickoff is set for 10 a.m. Central Time Saturday Dec. 31 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. WBRZ will broadcast the game locally.