College Football Playoff

LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger
Amos Morale III
December 24, 2019 - 1:50 pm
ATLANTA -- LSU hit the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Tuesday for a Christmas Eve practice session, without its top running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire. The Tigers' leading rusher, with 1,290 yards and 16 touchdowns, wasn’t on the field during the portion of practice that was open to the media. But...
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LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda
Amos Morale III
December 24, 2019 - 10:15 am
Following LSU’s SEC Championship win against Georgia, reports began to link the No. 1 Tigers' defensive coordinator Dave Aranda to the head coaching position at UNLV. Aranda said Tuesday morning that he did have “preliminary” talks with Rebels but said it was nothing more than that. “I think any...
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Lloyd Cushenberry.
Amos Morale III
December 23, 2019 - 5:43 pm
ATLANTA -- Last week LSU football coach Ed Orgeron told his top-ranked Tigers they weren’t playing in a bowl game — he told him this trip to Atlanta for the College Football Playoff semifinal a the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl is a business trip. “This isn’t our ultimate goal,” LSU defensive end Rashard...
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LSU Tigers celebrate with the 2019 SEC Championship trophy after their win against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2019 SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
December 08, 2019 - 11:23 am
LSU has earned the top seed in the College Football Playoff and will battle No. 4 Oklahoma in Atlanta Dec. 28 for a chance to play for the national championship in New Orleans in January. The Tigers were ranked No. 2 heading into Saturday’s SEC Championship Game, but after a 37-10 LSU win against...
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LSU
WWL Newsroom
December 08, 2019 - 9:36 am
Picking the four teams to play in the College Football Playoff will be easy for the selection committee. LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma all took care of business in their conference championships Saturday — with varying degrees of difficulty. Who is No. 1? There could be a lot of discussion...
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LSU Tigers running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (22) runs for 89 yards and a touchdown against Arkansas Razorbacks during the second half at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 26, 2019 - 6:38 pm
LSU dropped to No. 2 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings as the committee moved Ohio State into the top spot. The Tigers are coming off of a 56-20 win against Arkansas while Ohio State defeated a rnaked Penn State team. The Tigers spent the last two weeks at No. 1 after defeating the...
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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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