Madison, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Wisconsin and LSU will play at Green Bay's
Lambeau Field early in the 2016 season, the Packers and Wisconsin Athletic
Department announced Friday.
The game will take place on Sept. 3, 2016.
"I'm very excited about this game and I hope our fans are, too," Wisconsin
director of athletics Barry Alvarez said. "We have a great working
relationship with the Packers and Mark Murphy and I want to thank them for all
their help in getting this game scheduled. It is a tremendous opportunity to
showcase our program, a great experience for our players to play in one of the
most revered stadiums in the country and a terrific chance for our fans to see
us play a quality opponent in the state of Wisconsin."
The contest will mark the fourth college football game to be played at Lambeau
Field. St. Norbert College twice hosted Fordham University at Lambeau Field in
a Vince Lombardi Memorial Game, winning both contests. The Green Knights
defeated the Rams 14-10 on Nov. 20, 1982, and 18-9 on Nov. 19, 1983. St.
Norbert also hosted Mankato State College on Oct. 29, 1960, defeating the
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