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  SPECIAL COVERAGE: Parade planned, mayor to present LSU Tigers with key to city after CFP National Championship win

Tigers fans are invited to celebrate with LSU after the football team won its fourth national title in school history by defeating Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Monday, Jan. 13.

  LSU fans offered opportunity to take photos with Coaches’ Trophy

  LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda officially named new Baylor head coach

Arrest warrant issued for OBJ following alleged contact with security guard at Superdome

  LSU fans in Baton Rouge get their picture taken with national championship trophy

Lyft donating to Carley McCord scholarship fund for every ride taken during LSU championship parade

New Roads to hold special parade for LSU’s Patrick Queen

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LSU DB Kary Vincent Jr. decides to stay for senior season

Will it rain on LSU’s parade?

  Former LSU football players believe OBJ was ‘caught up in the moment’ after video shows him giving out cash

  AUDIO: Joe Burrow tells podcast he took money from Odell Beckham Jr. after National Championship win

  National Champions LSU football will visit the White House

LSU’s Saahdiq Charles declares for NFL Draft

Lloyd Cushenberry declares for the NFL Draft

LSU football player Lloyd Cushenberry has announced he will be declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.

Patrick Queen declares for the NFL Draft

LSU football player Patrick Queen has declared for the 2020 NFL Draft.

Raising Cane’s to offer buy one, get on free combos to celebrate LSU’s CFP National Championship victory

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will celebrate Coach Ed Orgeron and LSU’s College Football Playoff National Championship victory by giving away free box combos to customers in Louisiana.

  Here’s how many people watched LSU dominate Clemson

ESPN, the cable TV network that aired the College Football Playoff National Championship game, has released the TV viewing data from its telecast of LSU’s dominant victory over Clemson.

  Here’s where you can buy LSU National Champions gear

No one is more proud of the LSU Tigers than Coach O’s mom

  Celebs, former LSU players react to historic football season, championship win

  LSU returns to Baton Rouge after national championship victory

  Baton Rouge fans still celebrating LSU’s national championship win

  Are the 2019 LSU Tigers the best team in college football history?

  The Advocate selling extra copies, special edition posters after LSU’s national championship win

Many LSU fans in Baton Rouge were hoping to get their hands on a copy of Tuesday’s edition of The Advocate.

Ascension Parish president declares LSU Week in the parish

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has proclaimed Jan. 13 through 17 as LSU Week.

‘THE GEAUXT’: Joe Burrow graces the cover of Sports Illustrated again

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow graces the cover of Sports Illustrated after LSU’s 42-25 victory over No. 3 Clemson.

  Ed Orgeron, coaching staff to earn big payday for LSU’s national championship victory

In addition to winning the hearts of fans, LSU’s coaching staff will receive financial bonuses for leading the Tigers to a national championship victory.

Joe Burrow gifts championship jersey to Michael Thomas

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow gave his championship jersey to Saints player Michael Thomas.

9-year-old LSU superfan from Alabama witnesses national championship win

A young LSU superfan from Alabama got to enjoy the sights and sounds of LSU’s historic national championship in New Orleans.

  No. 1 LSU defeats No. 3 Clemson in CFP National Championship

No. 1 LSU has won its fourth national title in school history by defeating No. 3 Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Jan. 13.

State leaders congratulate LSU on historic national championship victory

Baton Rouge and Louisiana’s top political officials congratulated the LSU football team on their undefeated championship season.

College football honors reporters Edward Aschoff and Carley McCord during 2020 National Championship Game

As reporters gathered in the press box at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the College Football National Championship Game, there were two spaces reserved for journalists who died in December.

  GET THE GAT: Watch the national champions locker room celebration

In what has become a tradition for the Tigers, LSU All-American safety Grant Delpit streamed a live video on his Instagram page from the locker room immediately following the team’s national championship victory over Clemson.

VIDEO: Joe Burrow celebrates LSU’s National Championship victory by smoking cigar

Shortly after No. 1 LSU defeated No. 3 Clemson 42-25 in the College Football Playoff National Championship, Joe Burrow apparently celebrated the victory with a well-deserved cigar.

GAME UPDATES: No. 1 LSU defeats No 3 Clemson in CFP National Championship

LIVE game updates for No. 1 LSU (14-0) vs No. 3 Clemson (14-0) in the College Football Playoff National Championship at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit after numerous jokes about its appearance

Ahead of the College Football Playoff National Championship, there was a lot of talk comparing the LSU and Clemson tiger mascots to each other.

Geaux Tigers: Athens City School District goes purple and gold

Morrison-Gordon Elementary school went purple and gold on Monday, Jan. 13 to show support for Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers.

How to watch, stream, listen to LSU-Clemson National Championship game

Here is how you can watch the LSU Tigers play in the biggest college football game of the season no matter where you live.

LSU fans gear up for National Championship game

LSU is a ghost town several hours ahead of one of the biggest games in LSU history.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson narrates final LSU hype video ahead of national championship

Former WWE world heavyweight champion and Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson narrated the video.

  Head coaches talk for final time before CFP National Championship

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney answered questions from sports journalists Sunday morning.

ESPN released a playlist for the natty and LSU’s is infinitely better

If the intensity of the pre-game playlist has any bearing on who might take home the national championship Monday night, it’s LSU by a mile - or a thousand.

WATCH: Burrow, Brees, and a lot of gameday hype!

LSU posted several gameday hype videos and trust us, you want to watch them.

Submit your National Championship photos and videos to WAFB

We want to see your National Championship photos and videos!

EYE ON THE TITLE: Four players from LSU’s lackluster Curley Hallman-era reflect on 2019 Tigers season

While the atmosphere at Tiger Stadium has been raucous for nearly the last 20 years, things weren’t always good in Death Valley. WAFB 9sports anchor Jacques Doucet sat down with four former LSU players who played during the program’s lackluster years of the early 1990s.

  EYE ON THE TITLE: Lloyd Cushenberry III known by his parents as a gentle giant whose dream is coming true

One of the “big” reasons LSU has had such a prolific season offensively is the man in the middle of the line.

EYE ON THE TITLE: Former LSU QBs Flynn, Mauck believe Burrow has blue-chip to win National Championship

Since the turn of the century, just two quarterbacks have led the Tigers to a national championship: 2007′s Matt Flynn, And 2003′s Matt Mauck. And both of them want Joe Burrow to

Eye On The Title - 9Sports previews the chase for LSU’s fourth national title

WAFB 9Sports previews the final showdown of the college football season between the No. 1 LSU Tigers and the No. 3 Clemson Tigers in the national championship.

EYE ON THE TITLE: Patrick Queen, parents, and coaches reflect on LSU LB’s legendary career at Livonia High School

Before LSU linebacker Patrick Queen was tackling opposing players underneath the lights of Tiger Stadium, he was shining as a running back under the Friday night lights for the Livonia High Wild Cats.

Joe Burrow meets Drew Brees for the first time: ‘You were my idol growing up'

Louisiana’s two favorite quarterbacks, LSU’s Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow and New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees, met in person for the first time on Sunday, Jan. 12.

Justin Jefferson and Ja’Marr Chase ready to finish off one more goal this season

Chase starred at Rummel, and Jefferson at Destrehan

‘It’s a road game’: Clemson prepared to face hostile environment in Superdome on Monday

The Clemson Tigers enter Monday’s game practically as the visitors in this year’s national title game against LSU.

  LSU players look relaxed, exude confidence during media day; practice in Saints indoor facility

Members of the media were given the opportunity to question coaches and players from LSU and Clemson

Clemson, LSU enjoy Media Day ahead of national title game

Players from both Clemson and LSU were asked about practicing everything from Monday’s big matchup to Tony the Tiger. For many of the players, they’re simply just ready to play.

LSU, Clemson players participate in media day ahead of Monday night matchup

LSU and Clemson players took part in Saturday’s media day ahead of their big match-up Monday night.

  LSU departs campus and arrives in New Orleans after short drive

The LSU football team practiced on Friday, Jan. 10 and then boarded buses for the short drive to New Orleans.

  A look back at the construction of the Superdome

Down in New Orleans, the WAFB team is ready to bring you all the LSU action all weekend long. That includes WAFB’s Matt Houston, who took a deep dive into the history of venue where LSU will make its stand, a place to find saints and watch miracles happen: the iconic Superdome.

  LSU gear flying off shelves ahead of national championship

Fans getting ready for the game are probably looking for LSU gear to show off their Tiger pride.

  Baton Rouge bakeries cranking out purple and gold treats for National Championship

If you’ve already got your purple and gold Tigers outfit all set, you probably also need to make sure you’ve got all the baked goods to support the Tigers.

  LSU cancels classes on Jan. 13 and 14 for National Championship game

It looks like dreams do come true for LSU students and staff.

  Gov. Edwards visits with LSU football before National Championship game

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took the time to visit with the LSU football team before they departed for New Orleans on Friday, Jan. 10.

  Tips for LSU fans to prevent vocal problems before National Championship

LSU fans are sure to be cheering loudly at Monday’s (Jan. 13) National Championship game against Clemson, so health experts are offering some tips on how to prevent vocal problems before they even start.

TRAFFIC: What you need to know for LSU vs. Clemson

The following traffic restrictions, vehicle limitations, and road closures will be put in place for the upcoming weekend related to the College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship game at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on Jan. 13.

  Fans ready to jam ahead of national championship game in New Orleans

As New Orleans gets ready to host the College Football National Championship Game on Monday night, fans can also get the full experience this weekend in New Orleans

  LSU heads outdoors for practice days before CFP National Championship

As the College Football National Championship bout against Clemson approaches, LSU worked outdoors on Thursday, Jan. 9.

Coast Guard set to assist other agencies with security for national championship

The Coast Guard will be assisting law enforcement agencies in New Orleans to provide security for the College Football Playoff National Championship.

LSU releases National Championship hype video

The video titled “A Swag You Have Never Seen Before, This Is Our Time” is narrated by actor Anthony Mackie.

TIGERS OF A DIFFERENT STRIPE: Optometrist husband and wife rooting for alma maters in national championship

Both are optometrists at McCain Family Eyecare. Both love the Tigers, just different Tigers.

  Scamming the Scammer: How an LSU fan turned the tables on someone selling fake tickets

Kevin Maverick went to his first LSU game in 1996. He was hooked.

Steve Ensminger’s daughter gives birth to healthy baby boy on Jan. 9

Steve Ensminger’s daughter Krystalin, has given birth to a baby boy named James at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge.

  Mayor Broome makes friendly wager with Clemson mayor ahead of national championship game

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has made a friendly wager with Clemson’s mayor ahead of the national championship game on Monday, Jan 13 in New Orleans.

Former LSU football player gifts Beats to entire team

Former LSU football player Odell Beckham Jr. gifted Beats headphones to the entire team before the National Championship game.

Secret Service releases list of prohibited items for National Championship game

The secret service has released its list of prohibited items ahead of the National Championship game in New Orleans on Monday, Jan. 13, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

  Coach O says LSU’s players are energetic and focused

LSU was back on the field Wednesday for their first game week practice as preparations continue for the College Football Playoff National Championship against Clemson.

  LSU and Clemson come together to feed the hungry before championship game

LSU and Clemson will come together on Saturday, Jan. 11 to help feed the hungry before the National Championship game.

  Convention Center preparing for College Football Playoff National Championship ‘Fan Central’

Fan Central begins Saturday morning at 10 at the Convention Center. Activities include autographs from former players, 40-yard dash, and more.

  Security preparations underway ahead of college football championship game

In less than a week, New Orleans will host one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

Lauren Daigle to perform national anthem at CFP National Championship

Louisiana native Lauren Daigle will perform the national anthem before the start of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in New Orleans on Jan. 13.

Clemson-LSU championship tickets cost more than a lot of folks’ mortgage payments

The price of admission to the title clash between defending champs Clemson and LSU at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is averaging more than $1,500 a seat.

  Coach O talks Tigers’ first practice since Peach Bowl win, preps for National Championship

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron spoke to reporters Thursday, Jan. 2, after the Tigers’ first practice since the team’s dominant victory on Dec. 28.

Law enforcement preparing for thousands of visitors; traffic restrictions in place

Local, state and federal law enforcement are getting ready for tens of thousands of visitors to make their way to New Orleans over the next few weeks.