Tech/LSU Football Game Set
Regular season opener will be played on Sunday, Sept. 1
January 24, 2002

BLACKSBURG - The Virginia Tech Athletics Department announced Thursday that the Hokies' 2002 regular season football opener against Louisiana State University will be played on Sunday, Sept. 1.

The game will be televised nationally by ABC Sports and will kick off at 2:30 p.m.

"We are excited to be playing the defending SEC and Sugar Bowl Champions on national television to open the 2002 regular season," said Tech director of athletics, Jim Weaver.

The remainder of Virginia Tech's football schedule is expected to be released by the end of January.