LSU Football: Houston Texans did the Tigers a solid

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The Houston Texans did LSU football a solid this week.

LSU left Baton Rouge over the weekend due to Hurricane Ida, which severely impacted Louisiana.

According to various reports, Hurricane Ida left more than one million people without power (and it could be a while before they get their power back).

LSU is prepping for its game for UCLA this week. Leaving Baton Rouge meant the Tigers had to find somewhere to practice.

Fortunately for LSU, the Texans were willing to help.

LSU football is using the Texans’ stadium

Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron said on Tuesday during a radio interview on 104.5 that the Texans have been “great” and displayed great hospitality while allowing his team to use NRG Stadium.

Orgeron said the Texans met LSU at the stadium on Monday.

Coach O noted that the Tigers are staying at a “great hotel” in the Hyatt Regency in Houston.

Additionally, Orgeron made sure to offer his thoughts and prayers to those affected by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana.

From 247Sports:

"“I’d like to say that all our thoughts and our prayers are with our great fans in the state of Louisiana. We’re hurting for them, but I promise you our guys are focused in, dialed in to play a great game for our fans.”"

This is obviously a bit of a different game week for the Tigers, since the team is preparing away from campus.

But Orgeron is hoping to make things are normal as possible. The team will go through their normal routines this week. They’ll also depart for Los Angeles on the same day (Thursday) as they normally would.

(LSU’s campus will be close through Labor Day.)

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I don’t think the time away from Baton Rouge will impact LSU too much. But it could definitely be considered “adversity”.

Of course, I think we all know that Coach O won’t be making any excuses for the Tigers if they somehow drop the season-opener to UCLA.