LSU Cancels Classes for Two Days Around National Championship vs. Clemson


LSU took home its fourth national championship title on Monday night as the Bayou Bengals defeated Clemson 42-25.

Ahead of the festivities surrounding the game, the school had canceled Monday and Tuesday's classes. LSU announced the university will remain open.

Monday marks the first day of the spring semester, and an LSU spokesperson said earlier this week that the academic calendar wouldn't change.

It's been a storybook season for the Tigers with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow and beloved coach Ed Orgeron leading the team. Burrow is aiming to join the shortlist of Heisman winners that won the national championship in the same season. 

Both LSU and Clemson entered the game undefeated. LSU hasd't won a national title since 2007, while Clemson claimed it most recently over Alabama last year.

Burrow thew for 463 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score, as LSU over overcame its first double-digit deficit of the season.

Kickoff for the College Football Playoff national championship is slated for 8 p.m. ET on Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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