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LSU vs. Clemson live stream: How to watch 2020 National Championship Game

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LSU vs. Clemson live stream: How to watch 2020 National Championship Game

It will be a battle of Tigers in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. When the No. 3 Clemson Tigers take on the No. 1 LSU Tigers, there should be talent galore Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Like most games, this all starts with two star quarterbacks. LSU's Joe Burrow was this season's Heisman Trophy winner and the likely No. 1 pick in 2020 NFL Draft. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence started off slow this season, but has all the talent in the world and is seen as the presumptive top pick in the 2021 draft. 

In reality, there will be talent all over the field. Both teams have first-round talents on both sides of the ball and head coaches who can capture a room like nobody else. 

Whoever takes home the title this year, will be ending a long winning streak, too. Clemson enters the national championship with a 29-game win streak, while LSU has 15 straight victories. 

This should be a game full of action, and the front offices of the 49ers and Raiders should be locked in. With the Raiders having two first-round picks, and the 49ers selecting at the end of Round 1, these two teams should have their eyes on two dominant college programs. 

Buckle up, we're in for a fun ride. 

[RELATED: Ranking six prospects for 49ers to watch in LSU-Clemson]

Here’s how you can watch tonight’s national championship game on TV and streaming online.

When: Monday, Jan. 13, at 5 pm P.T.
TV channel: ESPN
Live stream: Watch ESPN

NFL Draft 2020: Why 49ers, Raiders fans should watch Holiday Bowl

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NFL Draft 2020: Why 49ers, Raiders fans should watch Holiday Bowl

Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, 49ers and Raiders fans have their eyes on the playoffs.

The 49ers have the NFC West title on the line with a showdown against the Seahawks in Seattle, while the Raiders still are alive in the AFC and must beat the Denver Broncos and have a number of other outcomes fall their way to make the postseason. But with bowl season underway, fans for both teams can get a look at possible building blocks for the future Friday. 

49ers and Raiders fans should have their eyes on the Holiday Bowl when No. 22 USC takes on No. 16 Iowa in San Diego. Here are three players to watch as possible targets for the 2020 NFL Draft. 

Tristan Wirfs, OT, Iowa

Wirfs, 6-foot-5 and 322 pounds, is seen as one of the top offensive tackles in the 2020 draft class. He looks the part of a prototypical tackle in the NFL and should be able to contribute right away. 

Though offensive tackle isn't the Raiders' top priority, general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden should have a long talk if Wirfs still is on the board when the Raiders are on the clock with one of their two first-round picks. He's just too talented not to take a look at. 

Wirfs plays right tackle for the Hawkeyes, which might be a negative to some NFL teams. Not the Raiders. They already have Kolton Miller locked up on the left side, and David Sharpe could be the team's swing tackle going forward. They signed Trent Brown to a lucrative contract last offseason and the right tackle was dominant in his first season in silver and black. But Gruden and Mayock know how important the tackle position is, so don't count Wirfs out.

When the Raiders move to Las Vegas, they have to protect Derek Carr, or whoever is playing quarterback.

A.J. Epenesa, EDGE, Iowa 

Epenesa isn't the speediest pass rusher off the edge, which Raiders fans don't want to hear after taking Clelin Ferrell with the No. 4 overall pick last year. But this won't be a top-5 pick, and Epenesa surely would upgrade the Silver and Black's pass-rush. 

The 6-6, 280-pound junior has combined to record 19.5 sacks, 29 tackles for loss and seven forced fumbles over the last two seasons. Epenesa nearly is impossible to slow down in 1-on-1 situations and has a relentless nose for the ball. 

The Raiders enter Week 17 with only 30 sacks as a team. They have to get after the QB better in 2020, and Epenesa should help that number rise exponentially. 

[RELATED: Sherman still has 'bad blood' for ex-49ers coach Harbaugh]

Michael Pittman Jr., WR, USC

The 49ers and Raiders badly need help at wide receiver. The USC product has put together a huge season and has seen his draft stock rise as a result. A big showing in the Holiday Bowl and an impressive week at the Senior Bowl could make him a first-round draft pick. 

San Francisco will select at the end of Round 1 and Pittman should still be on the board. This is one of the most stacked wide receiver draft classes in years, a sentiment 49ers and Raiders fans will love to hear. 

The Raiders likely will target a receiver ahead of Pittman with their two first-round picks, but they shouldn't stop there. This team needs as much help as possible at the position. Mayock will have three third-round picks to work with and easily could trade up to grab Pittman in the second round if he still is available.

Pittman uses his whole 6-4, 220-pound frame to snatch balls from defensive backs and is physical in the open field. He comes into the Holiday Bowl with 95 receptions for 1,222 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Whether you're a 49ers or a Raiders fan, keep your eyes on the Trojans' playmaker.

Warriors' Draymond Green to have Michigan State No. 23 jersey retired

Warriors' Draymond Green to have Michigan State No. 23 jersey retired

When it's all said and done, Draymond Green's No. 23 Warriors jersey will hang in the rafters at Chase Center. First, he's receiving the honor for his college days. 

Michigan State University announced Monday that the Spartans will retire Green's No. 23 jersey for his days in East Lansing, Mich., on Dec. 3.

“I was absolutely blown away when Coach Izzo informed me that my jersey would be retired at Michigan State,” Green said in a statement through Michigan State.  “This is an honor that I don’t take lightly and, quite honestly, will be one of the major highlights of my career.  I am so appreciative of everyone in East Lansing, starting with Coach Izzo, who provided an opportunity for this young kid from Saginaw to achieve my dreams and laid the groundwork that has enabled me to become a champion.  It is simply awesome to think that my jersey will hang in the rafters along with the likes of Magic Johnson, Mateen Cleaves and Steve Smith, just to name a few of the iconic Spartans in our rich basketball history.”  

Coach Tom Izzo called Draymond "one of the ultimate winners in Michigan State history" as well.

Green improved every year at Michigan State. He was a bench player as a freshman but was key in the Spartans reaching the 2009 championship game. The next season he was named Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year and was voted third-team All-Big Ten. He made third-team All-Big Ten as a junior before really becoming a star as a senior. 

The do-it-all forward averaged 16.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game as a senior. He was named Big Ten Player of the Year and ended his career as one of three players in school history to record at least 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in their college career. 

Green becomes the 10th player in Michigan State history to have their jersey retired. He also will be the second Warrior to receive the honor this season, too. 

Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will have his No. 1 Washington State jersey retired in January.

[RELATED: Draymond declares Warriors 'f---ing suck" after loss in OKC]

The Warriors play the Hawks in Atlanta one day before Draymond's jersey retirement ceremony. Expect an emotional ceremony and plenty of jokes between the three-time NBA champion and Izzo. 

That's one jersey retirement down for Green, with another very likely in the future.