The  state of Texas is a hotbed for recruiting for the bayou bengals and Dallas and Houston are two of the biggest LSU alumni bases outside of the state of Louisiana. With that in mind the  tigers have continued to add games in Texas to the future schedule

LSU will open the 2017 season in Houston vs BYU and 2018 in Dallas vs Miami.

Now LSU has added a home and home with the Rice Owls.

LSU adding football series vs. Rice