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Georgia, Clemson announce 2021 opening game in Charlotte

Feb. 18, 2020 3:45 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia and Clemson will open the 2021 season by playing on a neutral site at the home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. The game at Bank of America Stadium, scheduled for Sept. 4, 2021, was announced on Tuesday by the schools and the Charlotte Sports Foundation. Georgia and Clemson...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, left, leaves the field after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Swinney: Clemson focused on getting back to title game

Feb. 7, 2020 2:18 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney first task after the Tigers' national title loss was crystal clear: Make sure his players weren't crushed by the defeat. After all, a good chunk of Clemson's roster — including quarterback Trevor Lawrence — had never lost a game in college...

Clemson co-offensive ordinator Tony Elliott 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/David J. Phillip).

Clemson's Elliott to make $1.6 million as Tigers coordinator

Feb. 6, 2020 11:00 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott has received a raise and will earn $1.6 million a year after the school approved a new contract for several Tigers assistants. With the raise, Elliott is now tied with Alabama's Steve Sarkisian as the highest paid offensive assistant in...

Clemson starting DE Rudolph leaving Tigers program

Jan. 30, 2020 6:42 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive end Logan Rudolph said he's stepping away from football after starting nine games this past season. Rudolph, the younger brother of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, posted his intentions on Twitter Wednesday under the heading “All She Wrote."...

Joe Burrow, quarterback de LSU, levanta el trofeo tras conquistar el campeonato nacional en el fútbol americano colegial, el lunes 13 de enero de 2020, con un triunfo sobre Clemson en Nueva Orleáns (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)

LSU's Burrow adds Manning Award to 2019 collection

Jan. 29, 2020 7:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU record-setting quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow has been named the recipient of the Manning Award for the 2019 season. The award, which is administered by the Sugar Bowl and was announced on Wednesday, is presented to the nation's top college quarterback and is the...

LSU brings back Pelini as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2020 5:10 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Reigning national champion LSU is bringing back Bo Pelini as defensive coordinator, the position he held when the Tigers won a national championship in the 2007 season. Pelini, whose hiring was announced by coach Ed Orgeron on Monday, replaces Dave Aranda, who left the Tigers to...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron holds the national championship trophy during a celebration of the team's NCAA college football championship, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU's Orgeron agrees to new 6-year, $42 million contract

Jan. 24, 2020 11:42 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron has agreed to a new contract extension worth more than $7 million annually and which runs through the 2026 season, the university announced on Friday. The new six-year agreement comes on the heels of the Tigers' 15-0 national championship season that concluded...

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...

Clemson running back Travis Etienne scores past LSU defensive lineman Rashard Lawrence during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Two-time ACC player of the year Etienne returning to Clemson

Jan. 17, 2020 8:22 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne is returning to Clemson for his senior season. Etienne, the 5-foot-10, 210-pound junior running back from Jennings, Louisiana, announced his decision on social media Friday. Etienne's teammate, cornerback A.J....

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...