The LSU Tigers and the Oklahoma Sooners have a contract for a home-and-home series on the books, it just won’t be played this decade.
The two schools agreed to a home-and-home football series way back in 2005. At the time, the games were scheduled for Sept. 15, 2018 in Norman and Sept. 21, 2019 in Baton Rouge.
But in November of 2013, Oklahoma scheduled a new home-and-home series with the UCLA Bruins for 2018 and 2019 and, at the same time, announced that the LSU series was being postponed.
Per a November letter between LSU and Oklahoma, the two schools agreed to “determine suitable dates to schedule the games for back to back seasons sometime after the 2019 season” and will “work in good faith to finalize these dates on or before July 1, 2014.”
According to a document obtained by FBSchedules.com from LSU, the two schools have satisfied that obligation and finalized new dates. But fans wanting to see these two teams square off will have to wait a long time. Oklahoma will host LSU on Sept. 18, 2027 and will return the trip to LSU on Sept. 9, 2028.
If LSU and Oklahoma actually end up meeting on the gridiron those two seasons, they will have played 22 years after first signing a contract.
LSU and Oklahoma also share a new honor–they have the home-and-home series that is scheduled the farthest into the future by one season. The series eclipses Nebraska-Tennessee, which is set for 2026-27.