NOLA.com reports game organizers reached out to several stadiums across the southeast about hosting the game. Alleva said he hopes a decision will be made on Tuesday.
Sports anchor Fletcher Mackel said Doug Thornton, executive vice president for SMG, said he has offered up to the Superdome as a possible venue for the game if officials decide to relocate because of the conditions. Those include Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Nissan Stadium in Nashville and the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
These two teams were suppoed to play their first game of the season at NRG Stadium, the home of the Texans.
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He said the game is always going to be about the Tigers, not the opponent.
He said the dome would need to know by Tuesday in order to staff the game.
Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend, and Houston - the original site of the BYU-LSU game - has been inundated by rain, making it seemingly impossible for the game to be played as scheduled at NRG Stadium. LSU did not learn until Wednesday before the game that it would host the Gamecocks rather than travel to Columbia. S.C.
The game, which is owned by ESPN, is scheduled for Saturday night at NRG Stadium in Houston, which continues to battle devastating floods from Harvey.