National championship 2020: LSU vs. Clemson live stream, watch online free, TV channel, kickoff time
Is LSU a team of destiny, or will Clemson win its 30th straight game? We will find out Monday night
After a long college football season, we have reached the home stretch of crowning a national champion. As we enter the fourth quarter on Monday night in New Orleans, No. 1 LSU -- behind another strong effort from quarterback Joe Burrow -- leads No. 3 Clemson 35-25. It's been an outstanding game to this point between two heavyweight titans in the game, but sooner rather than later, only one will stand tall as the national champions.
The top-ranked Tigers are led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow, who is by every measure. But this is also a redemption tour for coach Ed Orgeron, who was once fired by Ole Miss and passed over for a head coaching opportunity by USC. But LSU isn't all offense; a defense that has been maligned at times by injuries this season is fully healthy and .
On the other side, Clemson is in the middle of what could be college football's . Dabo Swinney's team has won 29 straight games, meaning sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence has never known defeat. With a win over LSU, Clemson would have its third national title in the past four years -- and Swinney himself would be in the conversation as college football's top coach.
While Swinney and Orgeron get all the attention as the men leading and running the operation, this game comes down to talent and playmakers, and there's an embarrassment of riches set to take the field on Monday night. According to CBS Sports' NFL Draft first-round players on the field and 12 in the top 100 for April's draft.and prospect rankings, there will be seven 2020
Here's how you can watch and stream the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night. Check out our full slate ofalong with and what .
Date: Monday, Jan. 13 | Time: 8 p.m. ET
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome -- New Orleans, Louisiana
TV: ESPN | Live stream: WatchESPN.com
Alternate viewing / streaming options
- Field Pass -- ESPN2
- LSU Hometown Radio -- SEC Network
- Clemson Hometown Radio -- ACC Network
- Coaches Film Room -- ESPNU
- Command Center -- ESPN News
- Sounds of the game -- ESPN Classic
- DataCenter -- ESPN Goal Line
- Additional viewing options on the ESPN App include Refcast, Skycast, All-22 and more
Our team of CBS Sports experts have madewith each breaking down all angles of the game. Check out the Cover 3 Podcast below for additional LSU-Clemson analysis.
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