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Joe Burrow, LSU Players Smoke Cigars After Win; Police Officer Threatens Arrests

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A police officer threatened to arrest LSU players who were celebrating their College Football Playoff National Championship Game win over Clemson by smoking cigars in the locker room Monday night.

According to's Michael Casagrande, LSU players initially laughed at the declaration and continued to celebrate, thinking it was a joke.

The LSU Football Twitter account showed the celebration, which featured multiple Tigers players enjoying cigars and dancing alongside former LSU and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.:

Per Casagrande: "Another officer tried to tell them it was OK to celebrate with a smoke in the locker room, but he insisted his commander told him it was a no-go.