College Football Playoff National Championship picks from ESPN experts

Burrow: We're treating the national championship like any other game (1:06)

Tom Rinaldi catches up with Joe Burrow to talk about LSU's preparation heading into the CFP National Championship against Clemson. (1:06)

After a long layoff, it's finally time to kick things off in the college football national championship. Who will win the College Football Playoff National Championship in this battle of the Tigers? ESPN reporters and personalities make their picks ahead of LSU-Clemson (Monday, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN App). Ed Orgeron's top-rated squad was the overwhelming choice among our experts, with 33 votes to 16 for No. 3 Clemson. One thing pretty much everyone agreed on? We're going to see a lot of points scored.