Clemson vs. LSU expert picks: 2020 College football national championship best bets by insider who went 13-1 Barrett Sallee is on a 38-18 run on college football picks. by CBS Sports Staff Jan 13, 2020 at 7:15 pm ET • 3 min read Two teams vying for perfect seasons collide when the top-ranked LSU Tigers meet the No. 3 Clemson Tigers on Monday in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Kickoff from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is set for 8 p.m. ET. LSU (14-0) has not gone unbeaten since posting an 11-0 record en route to its first national title in 1958.