Last year’s college football title game was perhaps the worst of all time. Monday night’s (8 ET, ESPN) marquee matchup between No. 1 LSU (14-0) and No. 3 Clemson (14-0) could go down as the best.
It’s much more than a meeting of quintessential quarterbacks and rollicking offenses. There will be star power and NFL talent all over the field. It’s defending champion Clemson, which drubbed Alabama. 44-16, for the national title in 2019, against LSU, which knocked the Tide from its SEC perch.
And this heavyweight battle will be played in the best of all settings, New Orleans.
Everything about this game screams “epic.” Here’s why you must pay attention: