Cox Sports starts LSU Tiger Week on Sunday leading up to Kickoff Classic

NEW ORLEANS – Cox Sports Television (CST), the exclusive regional network home of the LSU Tigers, announced to-day a special week of Tiger football coverage heading into the season opener against the Oregon Ducks in the 2011 Cowboy Classic. CST’s Tiger Week, sponsored by Jani King and running from August 27th thru September 4th, will turn the net-work purple and gold with game replays from last season, the 2011 season preview show, exclusive reports from Arlington, Texas, and much more.

CST will also feature the most extensive postgame coverage of the Tigers following the LSU-UO contest emanating from the Louisiana CAT studios in New Orleans and on-site from Arlington. Tune in for highlights from co-hosts Victor Howell and Paul Crane, as they get analysis from Lyn Rollins, Greg Bowser and Jordy Hultberg Live from Cowboys Stadium.

“The anticipation of the Oregon-LSU game on September 3 has been building for months” stated CST Network head Rod Mickler, “In anticipation of that great game, for a full week we will turn the full attention of our network and social media outlets to all things Purple and Gold, CST is must have TV for all Tiger fans!”

CST will also highlight the Tigers across all of its multi-media platforms including, Twitter, Youtube and Facebook. The social media sites will feature polls, blogs from CST announcers, computer wallpaper and chances to win autographed LSU gear.

CST will also go “Behind Enemy Lines” with reports on the Ducks from writers that know them inside and out. Oregon football beat writers Rob Moseley of the Eugene (Ore.) Register Guard and Gary Horowitz of the Salem (Ore.) Statesman Journal will be featured on every day during Tiger Week.

All CST televised games from the 2010 season are currently available on the networks’ Video on Demand service, CST Now! This feature is available free to COX customers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette who subscribe to at least the expanded basic package. With CST Now! viewers can watch games on their schedule and can even pause, fast-forward and rewind with DVD-like control.

Tiger Week begins Saturday August 27 with an encore of LSU’s 2010 season-opening win against North Carolina in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta followed by their victory against Mississippi State in the conference opener in Baton Rouge. Later that night, tune in for CST’s 2011 LSU Preview Show that gives insight on the challenges LSU faces this season and boasts an exclusive 1-on-1 with head coach Les Miles.

The remaining schedule for Tiger Week includes:

Sunday, August 28 – CST Encores – vs. West Virginia, vs. Tennessee, at Florida

Monday, August 29 – Replay of 2011 LSU Spring Football Game; 2011 LSU Preview Show

Tuesday, August 30 – CST Encore vs. McNeese State

Wednesday, August 31 – CST Encores – vs. Alabama and vs. ULM, Tiger Tracks premiere, Les Miles Press Conference

Thursday, September 1 – CST Encore vs. Ole Miss, 2011 LSU Preview Show, Tiger Tracks

Saturday, September 3 – Replay of the 2011 Cotton Bowl vs. Texas A&M, CST Tonight! Postgame

Sunday, September 4 – Replay of the 2011 Cotton Bowl vs. Texas A&M, Replay of Cowboys Classic vs. Oregon

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