11:40 LRN Sportscast January 2nd

LSU Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron is being second guessed today for his decision to kick a field goal instead of going for a touchdown with the ball inside the one-yard line late in the fourth quarter. The made field goal made it 17-14, but Notre Dame responded with a touchdown and won 21-17. Orgeron says he decided to get three points, because they failed to execute on fourth and goal from the one-yard line earlier in the game…
cut 18 (19) “….three points”
Offensive coordinator Matt Canada’s future with the program is still not clear. Orgeron would not comment about his status for the 2018 season, and Canada did not board the team’s bus after the game.

It was a dominating performance by Alabama in last night’s Sugar Bowl victory over Clemson. The Crimson Tide held Clemson to 188 total yards in the Superdome and Mack Wilson returned an interception 18 yards for a touchdown. Even Bama Coach Nick Saban was impressed with how his defense played…
cut 30 (21) “…particular game”
Alabama will face SEC foe Georiga in the national title game, which will be played Monday night in Atlanta. The Bulldogs beat Oklahoma 54-48 in double overtime.

The Saints will try to beat Carolina for a third time this season on Sunday when the two franchises meet in the NFC Playoffs. Kick-off from the Superdome is at 3:40 PM.