Monday declared ‘LSU Football Day’ in Louisiana

Monday declared ‘LSU Football Day’ in Louisiana
LSU's Tiger Stadium is one of the most intimidating venues in all of college sports. It is home of the LSU football team which played a historic season in 2019. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin proclaimed Monday, Dec. 16 to be “LSU Football Day” in the state after members of the team scooped up top honors and played a historic season.

A copy of the proclamation signed by Ardoin lists the Tigers winning the SEC Championship game, Coach Ed Orgeron being named “Coach of the Year,” Joe Burrow being named the second Heisman winner in LSU’s history, wide receiver Ja’marr Chase receiving the Fred Biletnikoff Award, and safety Grant Delpit being presented with the Jim Thorpe Award as reasons he dedicated the day for celebrating the team’s success.

“Congratulations to Coach O and the Fighting Tigers,” Ardoin wrote in a post announcing the proclamation.

A copy of the proclamation signed by Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin lists the Tigers winning the SEC Championship game, Coach Ed Orgeron being named “Coach of the Year,” Joe Burrow being named the second Heisman winner in LSU’s history, wide receiver Ja’marr Chase receiving the Fred Biletnikoff Award, and safety Grant Delpit being presented with the Jim Thorpe Award as reasons he dedicated the day for celebrating the team’s success.
A copy of the proclamation signed by Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin lists the Tigers winning the SEC Championship game, Coach Ed Orgeron being named “Coach of the Year,” Joe Burrow being named the second Heisman winner in LSU’s history, wide receiver Ja’marr Chase receiving the Fred Biletnikoff Award, and safety Grant Delpit being presented with the Jim Thorpe Award as reasons he dedicated the day for celebrating the team’s success. (Source: Office of Louisiana Secretary of State)

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