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Florida vs. LSU: Kickoff for showdown in Tiger Stadium set for 7 p.m. Eastern on ESPN

It's going to be a brawl under the lights in Baton Rouge.

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Florida will meet LSU at 7 p.m. Eastern on ESPN on October 17 in Baton Rouge, the SEC announced Monday.

It will be Florida's first night game at LSU since 2009, when the Gators went to Death Valley two weeks after Tim Tebow suffered a concussion at Kentucky and ground the Tigers down for a 13-3 win.

Florida has lost its last two trips to LSU, falling 41-11 in freshman Jacoby Brissett's first start in 2011, and losing 17-6 in 2013 as Tyler Murphy struggled in his third game as the Gators' starting quarterback. But the win in 2009 was the first by an opposing team at night under Les Miles, and the 2007 game between the two teams is regarded as one of the best in both the history of the rivalry and recent college football history.

ESPN has not televised a game that Florida and LSU have played at Tiger Stadium in the 21st century, with CBS airing every such game since 1999.