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LSU Tigers celebrate
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Scoot
January 14, 2020 - 1:17 pm
The excitement after LSU beat Clemson winning the College Football Championship in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome last night spilled into the streets of New Orleans! After beating Clemson by a convincing score of 42-25, fans who had gathered to watch the game in bars put their elation on public...
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Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 1:54 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Superdome in New Orleans honored two sports journalists who recently died with a tribute Monday night in the press box during the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities. Seats were reserved for Carley McCord and...
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Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister knows a thing or two about what a ground game means to a quarterback. Tonight’s national championship game between LSU and Clemson features two of the best signal callers in the country in Joe Burrow and Trevor Lawrence. “For LSU to win this game,...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, right front, arrives with the team in New Orleans for the NCAA College Football Playoff title game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Associated Press
January 10, 2020 - 7:21 pm
KENNER, La. (AP) — The championship countdown has started to feel like it's on — at last. No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson arrived in New Orleans on Friday for the College Football Playoff title game after nearly two weeks of waiting, healing and prepping after their semifinals wins. Clemson (14-0, No...
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Mercedes-Benz Superdome
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WWL Newsroom
January 10, 2020 - 12:16 pm
By: Tim Zimmer One thing’s certain…Monday night the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be filled with Tiger fans for the College Football National Championship. The LSU Tigers will try and take down a Clemson Tigers team that’s making their fourth championship appearance in the last five seasons. This...
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) runs against Oklahoma cornerback Woodi Washington (5) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. LSU won 63-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Associated Press
January 08, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press All-Bowl Team after they connected for four first-half touchdowns in LSU's College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma. Selecting the rest of the team wasn’t nearly as simple. Although the season won’t end...
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LSU Offensive Coordinator Steve Ensminger watches teams warm up before the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game between LSU and Oklahoma, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. Ensminger's daughter-in-law, Carley McCord, died in a plane crash Saturday in Louisiana on the way to the game. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Associated Press
December 28, 2019 - 9:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Steve Ensminger wiped tears from his eyes after first walking onto the football field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for LSU's pregame warmups. The Tigers assistant was still fighting his emotions when he quickly left the field after the top-ranked team in the country earned a spot in the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day waits with his players before taking the field for an NCAA college football game against Nebraska, in Lincoln, Neb. A year ago, Day was a relatively unknown Ohio State assistant. This December he's reigning Big Ten coach of the year and is eyeing a national title after leading the Buckeyes to a 13-0 record as the successor to the retiring Urban Meyer. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Associated Press
December 27, 2019 - 6:34 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney grew up an Alabama fan, when crowning a champion in college football was all about polls and bowls and the best teams often never got a chance to settle it on the field. “It'd be pretty cool to go back in time and take some of those teams, get the...
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Chris Miller
November 19, 2019 - 11:07 am
LSU football coach Ed Orgeron has the Fighting Tigers 10-0 for the first time since 2011. It's kicked in bonus clauses in his contract, but his base salary is behind more than a couple dozen other college coaches. Is Coach O in for a big raise this off season? The last time LSU football was this...
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John Healy
November 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
LSU cemented itself as the team to beat in the SEC, and possibly the country, after Saturday's 46-41 victory over Alabama in Tuscaloosa which should catapult the Tigers as the No. 1 team in the country. The monumental victory naturally had the team fired up, particularly head coach Ed Orgeron. The...
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