Recent difficulties with Syracuse keeping #Clemson focused squarely on the Orange (VIDEO)

Cornell Powell had his first TD catch in a calendar year vs Georgia Tech (Hyosub Shin /

No matter that top ranked Clemson is 5-0 and Syracuse is 1-4. No matter that Clemson is coming off a 73-7 win over Georgia Tech and Syracuse is coming off a 38-21 loss to Liberty. No matter that Clemson has the nation’s top quarterback in Trevor Lawrence and Syracuse is forced to start backup Rex Culpepper due to an injury to starter Tommy DeVito. And no matter that Clemson is a 46.5 point favorite, making this Syracuse team the greatest underdog for a game in school history dating back to 1976. None of that matters to the Clemson players who have been reminded of the loss at Syracuse in 2017 and the close win at home in 2018. To them, the Orange are the next step toward their goals for the season, and they don’t plan to take their eyes off the target. Several Tigers visited with the media earlier this week via Zoom.

OC Tony Elliott

DC Brent Venables

QB Trevor Lawrence

WR EJ Williams

WR Cornell Powell

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.