The Tigers open up conference play on the road against Vanderbilt this weekend.

It's a big week for teams across the nation as conference play is on the agenda. This is when many of the kinks among the squad should be worked out. Teams should have a good idea of what works and what doesn't at this point in the season.

Now, it's never ideal to start conference play on the road however, a win is a big resume boost. The No 4-ranked Tigers will be headed to Tennessee to face Vanderbilt. Although LSU is highly favored to win this game, good teams will take the season one game at a time.

Here's what you need to know about this weekend's game...

Date: Saturday, September 21

Time: 11 a.m. Central Time

Opponent: Vanderbilt Commodores

Location: Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee

Where to watch: SEC Network