Camera Man Gets Knocked Down As LSU Runs On The Field [VIDEO]

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97.1 The Ticket -- America waited patiently for more than two full weeks for the CFP National Championship showdown between LSU and Clemson.
The crowd was fired and up and ready to go after all the pre-game festivities as the lights came down inside the Superdome. As the de facto home team Tigers charged out on to the field, an ESPN camera operator took a bit of a tumble.

CAMERA MAN DOWN ----‍♂️pic.twitter.com/xUnLXsy0no

— Gradick Sports (@GradickSports) January 14, 2020

It wasn't clear whether he got stomped on by the stampeding No. 1 team in the country, but one thing is for certain -- that couldn't have been fun.

As you'd expect, social media had a little fun with it.

Cameraman got hit with the Mufasa supreme https://t.co/joBcOoa2T4

— The Brandalorian (@BrandonDavisBD) January 14, 2020

THE CAMERA MAN pic.twitter.com/LLebt641oq

— ethan the computah folk (@EthanGSN) January 14, 2020

The camera man just got trampled and his last sight was Coach O .. pic.twitter.com/iPNGwXtRHK

— DRVawl (@DRVawl) January 14, 2020

Clemson drew first blood, as Trevor Lawrence punched it in from a yard out midway through the first quarter.