Live Updates: LSU vs Clemson in CFP National Championship

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LSU is looking for its first national championship since 2007 and fourth overall. Clemson is trying to repeat as national champion.

LSU Clemson Ed Orgeron Dabo Swinney

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney shake hands after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).

NEW ORLEANS — Top-ranked LSU is looking to close out arguably the greatest season in program history with a victory over No. 3 Clemson on Monday night in the College Football Playoff championship in New Orleans.

LSU is looking for its first national championship since 2007 and fourth overall. LSU won its last two national championships at the Superdome in New Orleans (2003 vs. Oklahoma and 2007 vs. Ohio State) and lost its last title game appearance there to Alabama after the 2011 season.

Clemson is trying to repeat as national champion and become the first team to do that since Alabama in 2011-12.

Kickoff for the championship game is set for 7:15 p.m. on ESPN.

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