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Orlando reportedly a possible host for BYU-LSU game


Orlando is reportedly one of the several options officials are looking at as a possible location to host this weekend’s game against BYU- LSU in the wake of Hurricane Harvey ’s impact on the state of Texas.


Officials from ESPN , which owns the rights to the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff game, have been working during the past 48 hours to come up with a solution.


The game was scheduled to take place at NRG Stadium in Houston Saturday at 9:30 p.m., but the city is still dealing with massive flooding after Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday.


Ironically, LSU last played here in Orlando as part of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, 2017.


Orlando’s Camping World Stadium has previously served as a relief option when originally scheduled venues are unavailable, hosting the 2016 ACC Championship Game when the league announced it could not host neutral-site events in North Carolina due to a discriminatory law targeting the LGBTQ community that was passed by the state legislature.




READ MORE (Orlando Sentinel)


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