LSU wrapped up its common season at dwelling with a 53-48 win over Mississippi on Saturday, Dec. 19. Tigers’ quarterback Max Johnson put LSU up for good when he discovered Kayshon Boutte for a 45-yard strike with 1:34 to go. Johnson threw for 435 yards and scored 5 whole touchdowns because the Tigers closed the common season on a two-game profitable streak.
The Tigers hoped to defend their nationwide championship in the course of the 2020 school soccer season. LSU gained their fourth title by going 15-0 with a historic offense and a dominating effort down the stretch, beating seven ranked opponents by a median of 15.4 factors whereas outscoring groups 142-63 between the SEC Championship and its two CFP video games.
Right here is the whole 2020 LSU soccer schedule, together with opponents, outcomes and gamers to observe.
2020 LSU soccer schedule: Dates, occasions, opponents, outcomes
Right here is the total, detailed schedule for LSU’s 2020 soccer season, with outcomes.
|Mississippi State||Saturday, Sept. 26||3:30 p.m||CBS||Baton Rouge, LA||L, 44-34|
|at Vanderbilt||Saturday, Oct. 3||7:30 p.m.||SECN||Nashville, TN||W, 41-7|
|at Missouri||Saturday, Oct. 10||12 p.m.||SEC ALT||Columbia, MO||L, 45-41|
|South Carolina||Saturday, Oct. 24||7 p.m.||ESPN||Baton Rouge, LA||W, 52-24|
|at Auburn||Saturday, Oct. 31||3:30 p.m.||CBS||Auburn, AL||L, 48-11|
|Alabama||Saturday, Nov. 14||PPD||PPD||Baton Rouge, LA||PPD|
|at Arkansas||Saturday, Nov. 21||12 p.m.||SEC Community||Fayetteville, AR||W, 27-24|
|at Texas A&M||Saturday, Nov. 28||7 p.m.||ESPN||Faculty Station, TX||L, 20-7|
|Mississippi||Saturday, Dec. 5||POSTPONED||POSTPONED||Baton Rouge, LA||POSTPONED|
|Alabama||Saturday, Dec. 5||8 p.m.||CBS||Baton Rouge, LA||L, 55-17|
|at Florida||Saturday, Dec. 12||7 p.m.||ESPN||Gainesville, FL||W, 37-34|
|vs. Ole Miss||Saturday, Dec. 19||3:30 p.m.||SEC Community||Baton Rouge, LA||W, 53-48|
Notice: Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all video games, dates and occasions are topic to vary.
The Tigers went 15-0 final 12 months, beating Clemson 42-25 within the 2020 Faculty Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship Sport.
Right here’s what occurred in each recreation of LSU’s 2019 schedule:
|Georgia Southern||Saturday, Aug. 31||Baton Rouge, LA||W||55-3|
|Texas||Saturday, Sept. 7||Austin, TX||W||45-38|
|Northwestern State||Saturday, Sept. 14||Baton Rouge, LA||W||65-14|
|Vanderbilt||Saturday, Sept. 21||Nashville, TN||W||66-38|
|Utah State||Saturday, Oct. 5||Baton Rouge, LA||W||42-6|
|Florida||Saturday, Oct. 12||Baton Rouge, LA||W||42-28|
|Mississippi State||Saturday, Oct. 19||Starkville, MS||W||36-13|
|Auburn||Saturday, Oct. 26||Baton Rouge, LA||W||23-20|
|Alabama||Saturday, Nov. 9||Tuscaloosa, AL||W||46-41|
|Mississippi||Saturday, Nov.16||Oxford, MS||W||58-37|
|Arkansas||Saturday, Nov. 23||Baton Rouge, LA||W||56-20|
|Texas A&M||Saturday, Nov. 30||Baton Rouge, LA||W||50-7|
|Georgia (SEC Championship)||Saturday, Dec. 7||Atlanta, GA||W||37-10|
|Oklahoma||Saturday, Dec. 28||Atlanta, GA||W||63-28|
|Clemson||Monday, Jan. 13||New Orleans, LA||W||42-25|
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Prime returning gamers
How do you comply with up the record-shattering championship season Joe Burrow put collectively at LSU? I definitely do not know however quarterback Myles Brennan will give it a strive. Brennan has solely seen the sphere in reduction since coming to Baton Rouge in 2017. Final season, the redshirt sophomore made 10 appearances and threw for 353 yards and a landing whereas finishing 24 of 40 passes.
Quarterback is not the one place that is going to look rather a lot totally different at LSU this 12 months. Justin Jefferson and Thaddeus Moss turned professional whereas Ja’Marr Chase opted out of the season, leaving the Tigers with out three of their prime 4 cross catchers from a 12 months in the past. Terrace Marshall Jr. will doubtless step in because the Tigers’ prime goal after piling up 671 yards and 13 touchdowns on 46 catches in 2019. Whereas the scoring might take a step again, his reception and yard totals may see a rise.
Derek Stingley Jr. will garner many of the defensive consideration in Baton Rouge after a powerful freshman marketing campaign. The defensive again took school soccer by storm, recording six interceptions and 15 cross breakups whereas beginning all 15 video games for LSU. Stingley unanimously gained SEC Newcomer of the 12 months and was named a consensus All-America choice.
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Sure, Heisman winner Joe Burrow is headed to the NFL after a historic senior season, with Myles Brennan presumably taking up for head coach Ed Orgeron. Plus Biletnikoff winner Ja’Marr Chase will probably be again in Dying Valley. Nevertheless, LSU will lose DC Dave Aranda, who’s left to develop into the Baylor head coach.
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2020-21 Faculty Soccer Playoff
The Faculty Soccer Playoff period is coming into its seventh season within the 2020-21 season. LSU gained the nationwide championship in its inaugural look, outscoring Oklahoma and Clemson 105-53 in its CFP semifinal and championship video games. Can the Tigers make a run at back-to-back CFP journeys or will one other contender emerge from the SEC?
Listed here are the dates and websites for the 2020 Faculty Soccer Playoff semifinals and CFP nationwide championship.
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When are the Faculty Soccer Playoff semifinals?
The CFP semifinals are set for Jan. 1, 2021. One semifinal is the Rose Bowl at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. The opposite semifinal is the Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
When is the 2021 Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide championship?
The CFP nationwide championship is a bit later in 2021. The 2 winners of the semifinals will meet on the second Monday of January in Miami on Jan. 11, 2020 at Laborious Rock Stadium.
Beneath is an entire historical past of the Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide championship recreation.
|YEAR (of recreation)||GAME|
|2015||No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20|
|2016||No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40|
|2017||No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31|
|2018||No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23|
|2019||No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16|
|2020||No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25|
2021-2024 CFP nationwide championship places and dates
2021: Miami-South Florida (Laborious Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida) – Jan. 11
2022: Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana) – Jan. 10
2023: Los Angeles (Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, California) – Jan. 9
2024: Houston (NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas) – Jan. 8