Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl / CFP National Semifinal
December 28, 2019
LSU 63, Oklahoma 28
LSU, behind record-setting quarterback Joe Burrow, advanced to the CFP National Championship Game with a dominant 63-28 win over No. 4 Oklahoma in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Burrow set an SEC record by accounting for eight touchdowns (seven passing, one rushing) as the Tigers raced out to a 49-14 halftime lead and were never challenged by the Sooners. With the game tied at 7-7, LSU responded with 28 straight points, to take a 35-7 lead on a 30-yard TD pass from Burrow to Justin Jefferson, his fourth TD reception of the game. Leading 49-14 at halftime, the Tigers stretched the lead to 56-14 on a 3-yard run by Burrow early in the third quarter. The Tigers piled up 692 yards of total offense in what was its first appearance in the College Football Playoff.
Erected 2019 by Louisiana State University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is December 28, 2019.
Location. 30° 24.65′ N, 91° 10.974′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. CFP National Championship (here, next to this marker); Fiesta Bowl (a few steps from this marker); Citrus Bowl (a few steps from this marker); Orange Bowl (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the LSU Students (a few steps from this marker); Sun Bowl (within shouting distance of this marker); Tangerine Bowl (within shouting distance of this marker); Peach Bowl (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located on a currently unnamed wall outside Gate 22 of Tiger Stadium.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.