College Football Playoff

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 20, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Officials with the College Football Playoff today announced the lineup of recording artists that will perform January 11th - 13th in New Orleans ahead of the title game. "The free concerts will take place in New Orleans’ Woldenberg Park leading up to the 2020 College Football Playoff National...
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LSU Tigers fans react during the second half against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 19, 2019 - 6:23 pm
LSU remained the top team in the College Football Playoff rankings after a 58-37 win against Ole Miss Saturday. The Tigers moved into the top spot last week after defeating the then 3rd-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. LSU (10-0, 6-0) was second in the initial poll. Ohio State, which had the top spot...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron and LSU Tigers tight end Stephen Sullivan (10) celebrate as they run off the field after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 46-41 during the second half of an NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
LSU is now the top team in the College Football Playoff rankings. After a 46-41 win against the then 3rd-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, LSU which was second in the initial poll last week, earned it's highest ever ranking in the College Football Playoff Poll. The second set of rankings were released...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 06, 2019 - 10:43 am
As sure as the trees shed their pecans and we try to remember where we left our jackets last spring, this time of year brings with it the first college football playoff rankings and controversy. This, according to the selection committee, is the top four college football playoff rankings as of this...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with players after defeating the Auburn Tigers 23-20 at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 05, 2019 - 8:36 pm
All season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the rankings that matter were the College Football Playoff Rankings at the end of the season. The first set of those rankings were released Tuesday night and the (8-0) Tigers came in at No. 2 behind Ohio State. LSU was ranked No. 1 in the AP poll and has a...
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Oct 6, 2018; Gainesville, FL, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron prior to the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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WWL Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 7:53 am
The last word before the College Football Playoff selection committee starts ranking teams was elimination. With most of the top contenders taking the weekend off, a bunch of second-tier playoff hopefuls were trying to stay in the race Saturday. No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Georgia and No. 9 Utah can look...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2019 - 10:54 am
LSU has climbed to penultimate spot in the AP Top 25 with a big test this weekend against ninth-ranked Auburn. A win Saturday will probably begin some real talk about LSU making the College Football championship, but for a lot of people, the true test is coming in about two weeks. LSU has decent...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 8:20 am
The next two months in the Southeastern Conference figure to be a high-stakes playoff eliminator. Hopefully, the games will be more aesthetically pleasing than No. 7 Auburn and No. 10 Florida at the Swamp on Saturday. No complaints about the intensity though as the Gators took advantage of freshman...
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Associated Press
September 01, 2019 - 10:14 am
How good a conference is from top to bottom doesn't matter all that much. The only thing that really counts in the College Football Playoff era are the teams at the top. The Southeastern Conference's 'bad' Saturday included losses to Memphis, Wyoming, North Carolina and ... Georgia State! But on...
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