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A heated LSU-Clemson debate:
Who plays in the real Death Valley?

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Posted By: StormCnter, 1/5/2020 10:33:24 AM

As we inch closer to the national title game on Jan. 13, there will be many debates around the fourth-ever meeting between LSU and Clemson. Who's better, Joe Burrow or Trevor Lawrence? Clyde Edwards-Helaire or Travis Etienne? Purple as an accent to gold or purple as a partner for orange? Dabo Swinney's sideline sermons or Ed Orgeron's gumbo jokes? But if you're in a Bourbon Street watering hole on the eve of the big game and looking to get a throwdown started between a Tigers fan and a, um, Tigers fan, there's only one question that will serve as the proper stick of flint to get the evening ignited:

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I know LSU is the REAL deal.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 1/5/2020 10:49:56 AM (No. 279368)
We are cheering for LSU because Coach Ed Orgeron is the real deal. Snobby USC passed up a chance to elevate him to head coach when they already had him as interim coach. Foolish Pat Haden.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 1/5/2020 12:16:28 PM (No. 279474)
If the conclusion of this game is so foregone, why is LSU only favored by less than a touchdown? Would love to see Clemson win and espn be forced, once again, to carry the Christian praises from Swinney and Lawrence during the post-game interviews.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 1976Ag 1/5/2020 1:19:43 PM (No. 279535)
That L$U location is more lie a corn dog factory merged with a distillery.....
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Reply 4 - Posted by: snakeoil 1/5/2020 1:37:11 PM (No. 279562)
Am a fan of both teams. Why either of them wants Death Valley as the name for their stadium is a mystery. Death Valley is a desert in California featuring 20 mule team wagons hauling soap and being described by Ronald Reagan. Florida has the Swamp name tied up. In addition to sharing the name Death Valley they both are Tigers. Have to pull for LSU and Coach O. Clemson already has several national titles in the past 5 years. Go Tigers.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 1/5/2020 2:02:49 PM (No. 279590)
I believe this will be a great game because its conclusion is not foregone. Both teams are very good. Both have good coaches (Clemson’s is a good old boy character) and both have great quarterbacks. I prefer Clemson’s QB to LSU’s. I’ll still root for LSU for reason explained in #1.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bassman 1/5/2020 2:14:27 PM (No. 279597)
It's no debate...it's clearly LSU!!! GEAUX TIGERS!!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Catherine 1/5/2020 3:37:00 PM (No. 279675)
I grew up in a house two block past the gates of LSU. On game nights, we could stand on the driveway and hear the crowd roar. On band practice days, we heard the music. It's called Death Valley, and has been for decades, because it means death to any team playing there. Remember, the 60's were more of an innocent, fun time. Has no one noticed how loud the stadium is during the oppositions turn with the ball? The opposing coaches all complain about the noise but it's not like you can throw the audience out. This will be a good game but LSU will win, what with Burro..er Burreaux throwing and all.
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