5 Must-Watch LSU Football Games in 2014

LSU Must-Watch 2014 Games

Les Miles LSU
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The LSU Tigers annually face one of the nation's toughest schedules. This year is no different, as the Tigers face opponents from the tough SEC West, as well as one prominent non-conference game. Les Miles and his team need to be ready for the challenge that awaits them this season.

5. LSU vs. Florida, October 11

Anthony Jennings LSU
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5. LSU vs. Florida, October 11

Anthony Jennings LSU
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LSU visits the Swamp to face the Florida Gators in a key game for the Tigers. The crowd at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium will be alive for this game, so it will be important for LSU to get ahead early and maintain the lead.

4. LSU vs. Wisconsin, August 30

Les Miles LSU
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4. LSU vs. Wisconsin, August 30

Les Miles LSU
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The Tigers open the season at NRG Stadium in Dallas, facing the Big Ten Badgers in a battle of Top 25 teams. This game will be the first under center for the new LSU quarterback, either Anthony Jennings or Brandon Harris. Wisconsin will be ready for the Tigers, looking to notch a key early-season win.

3. LSU vs. Ole Miss, October 25

Kenny Hilliard LSU
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3. LSU vs. Ole Miss, October 25

Kenny Hilliard LSU
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Ole Miss is a hot pick to contend in the SEC West this season. The Rebels visit Baton Rouge on October 25 and may still have title hopes in their minds at that point. LSU can keep itself in the race for the SEC title with a win in this game.

2. LSU vs. Auburn, October 4

Danielle Hunter LSU
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2. LSU vs. Auburn, October 4

Danielle Hunter LSU
Derick E. Hingle, USA TODAY SPORTS

LSU visits the defending SEC Champion Auburn Tigers on the first Saturday in October. This will certainly be one of the biggest challenges of the year for Les Miles and his team. Should LSU win on the Plains, they would put themselves in a great spot in the SEC West race.

1. LSU vs. Alabama, November 8

Travin Dural LSU
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1. LSU vs. Alabama, November 8

Travin Dural LSU
John David Mercer, USA TODAY SPORTS

This game is annually a factor in the SEC West race, and this season should be no different. LSU does host the game, but the Tigers figure to be an underdog in the game. If LSU wants to stay in the SEC race, this is a must win for Les Miles and the Tigers.

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