National Championship Trophy to go on display in Baton Rouge
Jan 16 2020
Louisiana State University, led by its Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow, capped a flawless season defeating Clemson in a 42-25 game for the College Football Playoff National Championship. "We are so grateful for Joe Burrow", Orgeron said following the game.
He also received the Maxwell Award as the best all-around college football player in the nation and the Walter Camp Award as the college football player of the year. Chase set his own individual record in the national championship game with 216 receiving yards.
LSU prevented Clemson (14-1) from becoming the first team since the 2011 and 2012 Alabama Crimson Tide to win back to back national titles. But you've got to give the credit to the football team. Burrow threw a touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss with 10 seconds left in the half to put LSU up 28-17.
But standing in their way is the top-seeded LSU Tigers, led by quarterback Joe Burrow. Burrow's season-ending line is a 76.3 completion percentage with 5,671 yards and 60 touchdowns against six interceptions.
The correlation between blue-chip recruits and winning national titles is fact and not theory, as this team looks to break into the upper-echelon of college football.
Lawrence had already vowed to focus on the 2021 national championship game no matter what the outcome was at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.