Police threaten arrest of LSU players for smoking after win over Clemson, per reportSporting News — (Zac Al-Khateeb)
LSU players got an unwelcome surprise following their 42-25 win over Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship game early Tuesday.
According to a report from AL.com's Michael Casagrande, a police officer walked into LSU's locker room around 1 a.m. ET following the game and told players they were not allowed to smoke celebratory cigars. Not only that, the officer reportedly threatened arrest to anyone smoking the cigars.
Said players reportedly had been smoking for roughly 15 minutes, causing smoke to spill into the hallway before reporters were allowed access to the locker room.
One of those players was Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow, who put his cigar out before a postgame news conference and picked up afterward.
AL.com reported another officer tried to tell LSU players it was OK to smoke, but his commander told him it was not allowed.
Per the report, no one was arrested.