The LSU Tigers have added the McNeese Cowboys to their 2026 and 2029 soccer schedules, FBSchedules.com has discovered.
A duplicate of the contract for each soccer video games with McNeese State College was obtained from Louisiana State College by way of a public information request.
LSU will host McNeese at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., on Sept. 12, 2026 after which once more three seasons afterward a date to be decided. The Tigers pays the Cowboys a $750,000 assure for the 2026 contest and a $775,000 assure for the 2029 contest, in keeping with the copy of the contract.
McNeese State College, positioned in Lake Charles, La., is located about 130 miles west of Louisiana State College. The Cowboys compete within the Southland Convention within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS).
LSU and McNeese have solely met two instances on the gridiron of their historical past. The Tigers defeated the Cowboys in each contests, successful 32-10 in 2010 and 34-7 in 2021. A matchup in the course of the 2015 season was canceled because of inclement climate.
LSU now has two non-conference opponents scheduled for the 2026 season. The Tigers are at the moment scheduled to open the season at house on Sept. 5 towards the Clemson Tigers, which is the second recreation of a home-and-home collection that begins in 2025 at Clemson.
In 2029, LSU can also be scheduled to host the Arizona State Solar Devils on Sept. 8 and the Rice Owls on Sept. 29.
LSU is the primary scheduled non-conference opponent for McNeese in 2026 and 2029.