Mainieri talks about changes to the schedule, possible starting lineups for each game and how important a good defense is. 

LSU opens their season against Air Force Saturday at 1 p.m. Notre Dame will not be able to travel to Baton Rouge to play the Tigers on Sunday. Air Force will be playing in place of Notre Dame on Sunday at 12 p.m. The opening series will conclude on Monday against Louisiana Tech at 6:30 p.m.