On Monday night, No. 1 seed LSU Tigers defeated No. 3 seed, and 2019 National Championship winners, Clemson Tigers to win the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
The final score was 25-42. Both teams entered the match with records of 14–0.
The Real Tigers pic.twitter.com/QFCnsOc8rW— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) January 14, 2020
Check out some highlights from the game below.
SNAPPED HIS ANKLES 😱 pic.twitter.com/lSz7afCOaR— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) January 14, 2020
Sheesh! https://t.co/L3TVOr3NIu— Deandre Hopkins (@DeAndreHopkins) January 14, 2020
Joe Burrow. Dime. 🔥pic.twitter.com/zn3S1dssYi— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) January 14, 2020
Ed Orgeron has a cut on his head from punching himself in the head to fire his team up last week.— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) January 14, 2020
This man is wild 😂pic.twitter.com/iv8Nc1SJy5
LSU's last national championship win was back in 2008.
During Monday's game, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was able to set some impressive records.
Joe Burrow records set tonight:— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 14, 2020
- Most Pass TD in a season in FBS history
- Most TD responsible for in a season in FBS history
- Most TD responsible for in a BCS/CFP title game
- Most pass yards in a BCS/CFP title game#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/bnE0Qm7QyS
Joe Burrow just completed the gr8est college season ever by a player. Consider the records broken, Heisman and National Championship. Who had a better one?— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) January 14, 2020
Joe Burrow just played the greatest half of college 🏈 in the 150 yr history of college 🏈. 21-27 403 7 Tds. Oh yeah, it’s against an upper echelon power 5 school (OU) in the College Football Playoff. pic.twitter.com/3gfO1rO0FC— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) December 28, 2019
Outside of the actual game, the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship was pretty eventful thanks to the appearance of Donald and Melania Trump.
How the crowd reacted when President Donald Trump walked in to the National Championship Game. pic.twitter.com/1a0nyLrYNV— Yahoo Sports College Football (@YahooSportsCFB) January 14, 2020
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees even got a pic with him.
Drew Brees seems real happy with his President.... pic.twitter.com/7BoFlhBY4y— Robert Littal (@BSO) January 14, 2020
Vince Vaughn was also seen chatting it up with Trump.
I'm very sorry to have to share this video with you. All of it, every part of it. pic.twitter.com/ELMbDHZbZq— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) January 14, 2020