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LSU fans cheer as players ride on floats during a parade celebrating LSU's NCAA college football championship, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU title parade draws massive crowds

Jan. 18, 2020 7:20 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national championship season. A day after visiting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tigers players rode...

President Trump, right, points out LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, during a ceremony honoring the members of the Louisiana State University NCAA college championship football team in the East Room at the White House, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House

Jan. 17, 2020 2:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history. The undefeated Tigers visited the White House after defeating Clemson on Monday night in...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks during a news conference after their teams win in the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25 over Clemson on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Coach O: National champ LSU ready to win more titles

Jan. 14, 2020 2:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron is already thinking about what comes next for his national champions. More specifically, who comes next. Orgeron and the top-ranked Tigers completed a 15-0 season with a dominating and decisive win over No. 3 Clemson, 42-25, on Monday night. Heisman Trophy winner...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Burrow, LSU cap magical season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

Jan. 14, 2020 5:59 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU. Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college football...

LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire breaks away from Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Deep and relentless: LSU wears Clemson out in title tilt

Jan. 14, 2020 2:37 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire took turns dancing around defenders or churning his legs as he pushed his compact frame through tacklers for extra yards and pivotal first downs. Thaddeus Moss was a productive red-zone target, catching two short touchdown passes. And Terrace Marshall Jr. made his...

LSU celebrates after their win against Clemson in a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Champs! LSU finishes No. 1 in AP Top 25 for third time

Jan. 14, 2020 2:33 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU finished No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the third time in school history, with Clemson No. 2 and Ohio State No. 3. The Tigers (15-0) beat Clemson 42-25 in the national championship game Monday night and then received all 62 first-place votes from the media panel in the season's final...

LSU linebacker Divinity hoping to turn trouble into triumph

Jan. 12, 2020 3:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trouble off the field caused LSU senior linebacker Michael Divinity to miss the majority of one of the most extraordinary football seasons in school history. The team's 2018 co-leader in sacks even briefly quit the team in early November. But he decided to come back about two weeks...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks during media day for NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert).

LSU's Brady intends to stay; Orgeron believes he will

Jan. 11, 2020 7:42 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU assistant Joe Brady, credited as the catalyst to the Tigers' offensive transformation, intends to remain at the school and coach Ed Orgeron noted both sides are close to finalizing a plan that will make that happen. Brady drew a huge crowd of reporters Saturday during LSU's media day...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) works against Oklahoma during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, in Atlanta. LSU’s Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson were easy selections for The Associated Press all-bowl team. The two connected for four first-half touchdowns in a College Football Playoff semifinal blowout of Oklahoma.  (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Analysis: LSU wins with improved defense, dome advantage

Jan. 11, 2020 3:52 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It would be one thing if all top-ranked LSU could hang its hat on was Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Joe Burrow leading what is arguably one of the greatest offenses in the history of college football. But LSU's defense has looked remarkably improved in recent high-stakes games...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, right front, arrives with the team in New Orleans for the NCAA College Football Playoff title game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU, Clemson arrive in New Orleans for CFP championship game

Jan. 10, 2020 8:21 PM EST

KENNER, La. (AP) — The championship countdown has started to feel like it's on — at last. No. 1 LSU and No. 3 Clemson arrived in New Orleans on Friday for the College Football Playoff title game after nearly two weeks of waiting, healing and prepping after their semifinals wins. Clemson (14-0, No....