Tigers top Clemson to win national title: watch our interview with Ed Orgeron

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The LSU Tigers finished off perhaps the greatest season in the history of college football with a 42-25 win over Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship game at the Superdome.

LSU, down 17-7, took control of the game with three touchdowns in the final nine minutes of the second quarter. Joe Burrow threw 5 TD passes, and ran for another.

Here’s our one on one interview with Ed Orgeron after his Tigers won the championship.

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LSU ended Clemson's 29 game winning streak. The Tigers have now won 16 games in a row.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney tipped his hat to LSU and head coach Ed Orgeron.

"I thought LSU played a beautiful game. I thought their quarterback was tremendous," said Swinney.

"I'm really happy for Coach O. I think he is one of the good guys in the business, and I am happy for him."

Orgeron ran his record at LSU to 40 wins, 9 losses.

LSU won its fourth national title. The others were in 1958, 2003, and 2007. LSU has now won three national championships at the Superdome.

 

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