College Football Playoff National Championship

Burrow, LSU Cap Heisman Season, Beat Clemson 42-25 for Title

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship.

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LSU Cancels Classes Ahead of National Championship Game

The student part of student athletics, will take a back seat at Louisiana State University on Monday and Tuesday. LSU has decided to cancel all classes before Monday’s national championship game and the day after, “to accommodate students who are traveling to New Orleans for the national championship game.”

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Walk-off: Alabama Beats Georgia in OT for National Title

ATLANTA (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night.

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ESPN Sets Ratings Record as Buckeyes Upset Ducks

The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship game did not disappoint Ohio State fans or ESPN executives on Monday night. The Buckeyes routed the favored Oregon Ducks 42-20 and ESPN garnered the highest ratings in its 35 years and the best ever in the history of cable television.

Ohio State Wins National Championship