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College Football Playoff national championship: LSU vs. Clemson

LSU defeated Clemson, 42-25, in the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson running back Travis Etienne scores past LSU
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Clemson running back Travis Etienne scores past LSU defensive lineman Rashard Lawrence during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during the
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins is tackled by
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Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins is tackled by LSU safety Grant Delpit during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is tackled by LSU
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is tackled by LSU safety JaCoby Stevens during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson is tackled by
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson is tackled by Clemson linebacker James Skalski and safety Denzel Johnson during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence gets sacked by LSU
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence gets sacked by LSU during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss, center, celebrates after
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LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss, center, celebrates after scoring with wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow passes against Clemson during
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow passes against Clemson during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss scores a touchdown
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LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss scores a touchdown past Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney yells to Clemson
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney yells to Clemson defensive end K.J. Henry during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons pulls off a piece
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Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons pulls off a piece of tape on LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers celebrates after scoring
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Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers celebrates after scoring with wide receiver Joe Ngata during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson linebacker James Skalski leaves the game during
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Clemson linebacker James Skalski leaves the game during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after scoring
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after scoring during the second half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase celebrates after scoring
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase celebrates after scoring with wide receiver Justin Jefferson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins scores against LSU
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Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins scores against LSU during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron cheers during the
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron cheers during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, right, celebrates with wide
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, right, celebrates with wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. after scoring against Clemson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow passes under pressure from
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow passes under pressure from Clemson linebacker James Skalski during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU safety Grant Delpit knocks the helmet off
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LSU safety Grant Delpit knocks the helmet off Clemson running back Travis Etienne during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a touchdown
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow scores past Clemson safety
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow scores past Clemson safety Denzel Johnson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a touchdown
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU safety Grant Delpit knocks the helmet off
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LSU safety Grant Delpit knocks the helmet off Clemson running back Travis Etienne during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase, left, catches a
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase, left, catches a pass in front of Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during warm
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during warmups before the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes under pressure from
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes under pressure from LSU linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson defensive end Justin Foster during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Fans celebrates after LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase
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Fans celebrates after LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scored against Clemson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson tight end Braden Galloway is tackled by
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Clemson tight end Braden Galloway is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson defensive end Justin Foster during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

The LSU band performs before the College Football
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The LSU band performs before the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU safety Grant Delpit celebrates during the first
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LSU safety Grant Delpit celebrates during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson tight end Braden Galloway, left, is tackled
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Clemson tight end Braden Galloway, left, is tackled by LSU safety Marcel Brooks during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson tight end Braden Galloway runs against LSU
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Clemson tight end Braden Galloway runs against LSU during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence celebrates after scoring during
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence celebrates after scoring during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

President Donald Trump watches the College Football Playoff
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President Donald Trump watches the College Football Playoff National Championship game between LSU and Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores past LSU safety
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores past LSU safety JaCoby Stevens during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU safety Grant Delpit, right, breaks up a
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LSU safety Grant Delpit, right, breaks up a pass intended for Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson is tackled by
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson is tackled by Clemson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU gathers before the College Football Playoff national
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LSU gathers before the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss catches a pass
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LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss catches a pass over Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase celebrates after scoring
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase celebrates after scoring against Clemson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scores past Clemson
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scores past Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson running back Travis Etienne is tackled by
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Clemson running back Travis Etienne is tackled by LSU cornerback Kristian Fulton during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores against LSU during
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence scores against LSU during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during the
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scores past Clemson
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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scores past Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled
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Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes under pressure against
Credit: AP/David J. Phillip

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes under pressure against LSU during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is sacked by Clemson defensive end Justin Foster during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU safety Grant Delpit, right, breaks up a
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LSU safety Grant Delpit, right, breaks up a pass intended for Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson runs over Clemson
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson runs over Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is tackled by LSU
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is tackled by LSU defensive back Maurice Hampton Jr. during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss scores as Clemson
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LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss scores as Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick looks on during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow runs against Clemson during
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow runs against Clemson during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss celebrates after scoring
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LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss celebrates after scoring during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

Clemson running back Travis Etienne is tackled by
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Clemson running back Travis Etienne is tackled by LSU defensive end Glen Logan during the first half of the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

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