They passed their first test, in the College Football Playoff semifinals against the Buckeyes, as Clemson rallied from a 16-0 deficit to win the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. Clemson's 29-game win streak has been snapped, denying the Tigers back-to-back titles and their third in four years.
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.
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was plastered all over social media early Tuesday morning smoking a well earned victory cigar.
Burrow was awarded the Offensive Player of the Game for his performance in the title game and the Heisman Trophy for his incredible performance overall during the season.
Lindsey O. Graham and Tim Scott, the Republican senators from Clemson's SC home state, were among the lawmakers who flew with Trump to New Orleans, The Post's Josh Dawsey reported. "I guess we're in Louisiana, but staying in Louisiana, we weren't going to let someone come in here and steal this from us in our home state".
LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches his second touchdown of the first half on Monday. Clemson has been a part of five of them. In the first quarter, he managed 161 yards and completed 10 of his first 15 throws. It was Lawrence's only loss in 26 starts.