Gridiron Greatness

Tiger Tradition

2019 National Championship LSU 42, Clemson 25

812 All-Time Wins

4 National Championships

12 SEC Championships

28 Bowl Victories

Leonard Fournette Consensus All-American, 2015
All-SEC selections
Pro Football
Hall of Famers
College Football
Hall of Famers
Glenn Dorsey Lombardi Award Winner, 2007

National Award Winners

LSU has produced 23 national individual award winners, including a stellar 20 since the 2001 season. The 2019 squad hauled in a record of eight individual awards. Quarterback Joe Burrow became the most decorated player in LSU history after a sweep of the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Winner.

Bednarik Award

Patrick Peterson (2010)

Tyrann Mathieu (2011)

Biletnikoff Award

Josh Reed (2001)

Ja'Marr Chase (2019)

Broyles Award

John Chavis (2011)

Joe Brady (2019)

Butkus Award

Devin White (2018)

Campbell Trophy

Rudy Niswanger (2005)

Davey O'Brien Award

Joe Burrow (2019)

Heisman Trophy

Billy Cannon (1959)

Joe Burrow (2019)

Hornung Award

Odell Beckham Jr. (2013)

Joe Moore Award

LSU Offensive Line (2019)

Lott Trophy

Glenn Dorsey (2007)

Lombardi Award

Glenn Dorsey (2007)

Manning Award

JaMarcus Russell (2006)

Maxwell Award

Joe Burrow (2019)

Nagurski Trophy

Glenn Dorsey (2007)

Outland Trophy

Glenn Dorsey (2007)

Rimington Trophy

Ben Wilkerson (2004)

Thorpe Award

Patrick Peterson (2010)

Morris Claiborne (2011)

Grant Delpit (2019)

Unitas Golden Arm Award

Joe Burrow (2019)



Walter Camp Award

Joe Burrow (2019)

Wuerffel Trophy

Rudy Niswanger (2005)

Joe Burrow Heisman Trophy Winner, 2019


QB Joe Burrow cemented his place in LSU lore by winning the Heisman Trophy and leading a Tigers squad many considered “The Best Ever” in college football to the 2019 national championship. Burrow set countless single-season records and was 25-3 in two seasons at LSU, including 11 victories over top-10 ranked opponents. On April 23rd, 2020 the Cincinnati Bengals made Burrow the No. 1 overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft.


Odell Beckham Jr. 12th overall pick, 2014


Total NFL
draft picks


first round
draft picks


Number one
overall picks


Straight Years of
3+ Players Drafted
Morris Claiborne 6th overall pick, 2012

2013 & 2014

LSU Makes Draft History

LSU led the nation with a total of nine draft picks in the 2014 NFL Draft.

LSU’s 18 players taken in the 2013 & 2014 drafts is tied for the most in the nation during that span.

Six LSU defensive players were taken in the first three rounds of the 2013 draft, the most selected from any school in modern NFL Draft history.

LSU broke the NFL record for number of underclassmen selected from one school with eight in 2013.

Odell Beckham Jr. was the highest drafted wide receiver in LSU history when he went 12th overall to the New York Giants in 2014.

LSU led the nation with seven offensive players selected in the 2014 draft. No other school had more than four offensive players picked.

Brandon LaFell Super Bowl XLIX Champion

Super Bowl Tigers

  • 68 Tigers have played in football’s ultimate game
  • 40 Former Tigers have won a Super Bowl ring
  • 9 former Tigers with mutiple Super Bowl rings
  • 3 Super Bowl rings for former Tiger Kevin Faulk
Tyrann Mathieu 2011 Bednarik Award Winner


  • 15 All-American DB's since 2000
  • 3 Thorpe Awards since 2010
  • 2 Bednarik Awards since 2010
  • 143 intercepted passes since 2008
  • 27 DB's selected in the NFL Draft since 2000
  • 6 DB's selected in the first round since 2000