College Football Playoff

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney during the College Football Playoff National Championship media at Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Ce.
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WWL Newsroom
January 11, 2020 - 3:23 pm
by: Tim Zimmer Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney talked about being the “road” team once again in this year’s College Football Playoff, while playing on a neutral site in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. When asked if he thinks LSU playing in New Orleans will be an advantage; Swinney’s answer: “No...
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Joe Brady speaks to members of the press at LSUs championship Media Day.
Amos Morale III
January 11, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Before Joe Brady left his job with the New Orleans Saints to become LSU’s passing game coordinator, his former boss, head coach Sean Payton, told him he was making a mistake. Brady said he didn’t remember having that conversation. “I don’t know if that’s exactly what he said to me,” Brady said with...
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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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Crews assemble a stage for the College Football Playoff fan events
Amos Morale III
January 08, 2020 - 10:32 am
Stages are being constructed and signs are going up around New Orleans as preparations for the College Football Playoff Championship game are finalized. The matchup between No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson takes place Monday night but prior to kickoff there will be several events for fans to enjoy...
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WWL Newsroom
January 07, 2020 - 10:30 am
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News Looking to get over the Saints post-playoff blues? Maybe a ticket to LSU in the College Football Playoff championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is just the ticket. Speaking of tickets, they can be found, but they are pricey – close to $1,000 on average. “...
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LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) fills out a bracket after the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game between the LSU Tigers and the Oklahoma Sooners at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
January 02, 2020 - 4:13 pm
For a while it looked like LSU’s Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Joe Burrow had a chance face his former team, Ohio State, in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. No. 3 Clemson, however, was able to hang on and earn a victory in the Semifinal, the Playstation Fiesta Bowl, and...
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LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) reacts during the second quarter of the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
December 29, 2019 - 9:20 am
ATLANTA -- After Justin Jefferson scored his fourth touchdown in LSU’s blowout win against Oklahoma, Tigers’ tight end Thaddeus Moss found him on the sidelines and made a request. “I went over there and told him after he scored his fourth one, ‘Hey can you spread some of the wealth?,”’ Moss said...
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 LSU Tigers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. (6) catches a pass against Oklahoma Sooners cornerback Parnell Motley (11) and linebacker DaShaun White (23) during the third quarter of the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game.
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Amos Morale III
December 28, 2019 - 11:05 pm
LSU dominated in it's College Football Playoff matchup against Oklahoma but the Tigers did have a couple players leave the game due to injuries. Damien Lewis and Terrace Marshall each left the game with injuires. Marshall, who finished with six catches for 80 yards and two touchdowns, was not...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players and his wife Kelly after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
December 28, 2019 - 9:34 pm
LSU will play for a national championship after a dominant win against the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners in the College Football Playoff Semifinal, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Tigers built a 49-14 lead at the half as they cruised to a 63-28 victory Saturday night win Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Take a look...
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LSU Tigers wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) reacts after his fourth touchdown during the second quarter of the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
December 28, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Apparently sweeping the college football awards and breaking SEC records wasn’t enough for Joe Burrow and the No. 1 Tigers. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner decided to shatter the College Football Playoff records — and only took a half to do it. Burrow passed for 403 yards and seven touchdowns...
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