Burrow, the Heisman Trophy victor, passed for 463 yards and five touchdowns (he ran for 56 yards and another score) as LSU scored 21 points in the second quarter and never looked back. Burrow's season-ending line is a 76.3 completion percentage with 5,671 yards and 60 touchdowns against six interceptions.
Although considered a neutral site, the New Orleans Superdome is just 80 miles from LSU's campus, and was filled with raucous LSU fans.
Trump hosted Clemson at the White House last January after it won the national championship. "I guess we're in Louisiana, but staying in Louisiana, we weren't going to let someone come in here and steal this from us in our home state".
After one of his touchdown passes, Burrow was pointing to his finger to signify that he put the national tile game away and was ready for his championship ring. Coach O was a phenomenal source of inspiration to the team and with Joe Burrow at quarterback, they were pretty well unstoppable.
For Clemson, the 2019 season narrative was that even though the Tigers kept winning, they had a weak schedule and hadn't been challenged. But then Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a sophomore, found himself struggling. In the first quarter, he managed 161 yards and completed 10 of his first 15 throws.