The national champion Tigers visited the White House just days after beating Clemson on Monday in the National Championship Game. With the LSU team assembled behind him and the College Football Playoff trophy and the AFCA National Championship trophy beside him, Trump gave the Tigers plaudits.
He singled out Heisman-winning QB Joe Burrow and called him a “young Tom Brady” while saying Burrow was in line to make millions of dollars. Burrow is likely to be the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL draft.
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Burrow spoke at the podium after Trump and coach Ed Orgeron.
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