Today in sports history: Jan. 7

Second-ranked LSU turns the BCS national championship game into a horrible replay for No. 1 Ohio State. Matt Flynn throws four touchdown passes in a 38-24 win. LSU (12-2) becomes the first two-loss team to play for the title and wins its second BCS crown in five seasons. — Read on swvatoday.com/content/tncms/live/

Analyst Names 2007 Tigers As Football’s Worst National Champion Since 2000

LSU has the distinction of being the only national champion of the last 20 years to lose two games. Because of the sheer insanity of the 2007 college football season, the Tigers were able to reach the BCS Championship Game despite losing in triple-overtime to Kentucky in October and Arkansas in the regular season finale. …

LSU Ricky Jean-Francois reminisces on 2007 championship season

The 2007 LSU Tigers had a roller coaster seasoned with a lifetime of memories, and Jean-Francois remembered each moment as one he’ll never forget. “You had special individuals, ridiculous crowd and just getting to that position: going to the SEC Championships, and I just see everything come together.” Source: LSU Ricky Jean-Francois reminisces on 2007 …

Who would’ve won, 2011 LSU or 2019 LSU? Tyrann Mathieu’s answer might surprise you

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu did not have to think too far back to remember his last championship experience. Speaking from a podium inside Marlins Park for Super Bowl LIV’s Opening Day, Mathieu brought up how he was there to witness his old college team, LSU, win a national championship in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. …