The LSU Tigers football program, also known as the Fighting Tigers, represents Louisiana State University in the sport of American football. The Tigers compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference. As of the end of the 2016 season, LSU has compiled 772 victories, the 16th most in NCAA Division I FBS history, and the fourth most of any SEC team, behind Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. The Tigers also have the 11th highest winning percentage among teams with at least 1,000 games played.
LSU has won three National Championships: in 1958, 2003 and 2007. LSU won the BCS National Championship in 2004 with a 21–14 win over Oklahoma in the Nokia Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, and the 2008 BCS National Championship Game versus the Ohio State Buckeyes with a 38–24 score, thus becoming the first team since the advent of the BCS to win multiple BCS national titles.
LSU has been featured in a game with ESPN College GameDay on location a total of 25 times, and the show has aired from Baton Rouge a total of 13 times. The Tigers made at least one appearance on the show every year from 2003 to 2016.
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