I wonder how many scouts attended the college football national championship game? Better yet, how many scouts participated at this football game for next year’s NFL draft?
I am just saying.
Joe Burrow placed the vegan icing on the cake. He locked himself as the number one overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft and his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by serving a national championship to LSU.
Burrow tossed five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college football history by leading the top-ranked Tigers to a 42-25 victory against a very talented No. 3 Clemson team on Monday night in the playoff final.
“This team is going to be mentioned as one of the greatest teams in college football history at 15-0, one of the greatest teams in LSU history led by some of the greatest players,” LSU coach Ed Orgeron.
The long leg senior quarterback from The Plains, Ohio, delivered the Tigers and undefeated (15-0) and their first national title since 2007 and fourth overall, shattering a few more records along the way in what was already a historic season. His five TD passes and 463 yards passing are the most for a BCS or College Football Playoff title game. So were his six total touchdowns.
“This is what I wanted to do from the time I was five years old was hoist this trophy,” Burrow said.
Burrow became the first prominent college quarterback to throw 60 touchdown passes in a season.
Two Tiger mascots were playing in this game; the orange Tigers for Clemson scored first moreover had a 10-7 lead in the second quarter. Their quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, will get his shot at being the first pick in next year’s NFL draft but witnessed how that three-point lead vanished as the Tigers in purple in gold scored three unanswered touchdowns before the half.
LSU served Clemson star quarterback, Trevor Lawrence; his first lost of his college football career, his first in 25 starts they finish the season 14-1. Lawrence was 18 for 37 for 234 yards.
“You get so busy looking for what is next, then a moment like this happens, it sucks,” Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said. “You have to look back at what you have done; we have done some great things.”
It was Lawrence’s first game this season without a touchdown pass.
LSU snapped defending national champion Clemson’s 29-game winning streak.
It was a home-field advantage for LSU. The Superdome is where the game was played, about 80 miles from the Tigers’ Baton Rouge campus, and continued to Bourbon Street, per se.
With fans to help them bulldoze over the three-point deficit in the second quarter, LSU dropped 628 yards and six touchdowns on a Clemson team that came in allowing 264 yards and 11.5 points per game.
“It’s been a long time since I’ve stood in front of a team after a loss,” Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said.
Burrow has shared he is a fan of the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. The series chronicles the adventures and endeavors of the title character and his aquatic friends in the fictional underwater city of Bikini Bottom.
LSU opponents have been underwater courtesy of Burrow the last three games. Against Georgia in the Southeastern Conference championship game and Oklahoma and Clemson in the playoff, Burrow passed for 1,305 yards and 16 touchdowns. LSU won those games by a combined score of 142-63.
With the first pick in the 2020 NFL draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select Mr. Krabs.