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Swinney updates #Clemson injuries and preparation for Syracuse (VIDEO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney addressed the media after the Tigers finished up their Wednesday evening practice. Clemson is dealing with injuries to some key reserves including quarterbacks D.J. Uiagalelei and Taisun Phommachanh. Swinney updates the progress of the two quarterbacks, the latest on defensive end Xavier Thomas and how wide receiver Justyn Ross has …

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Sunday Conference Call: Swinney looks back on historic blowout and ahead to Syracuse’s visit to #Clemson (AUDIO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney held his weekly conference call, Sunday, to review what turned out to be an historic day in Atlanta against Georgia Tech and look ahead to the Tigers matchup with Syracuse. Swinney had plenty of praise for the stars that staked Clemson to a 52-7 halftime lead over the Yellow Jackets, …

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Horn sticks it to Auburn, #Gamecocks take down 15th-ranked Tigers 30-22 (VIDEO)

The Gamecocks (2-2) kicked and sputtered through the opening quarter before shifting into high gear and racing past 15th-ranked Auburn, 30-22, at Williams-Brice Stadium, Saturday. Auburn found its groove first and shot out to an early lead. The momentum turned, however, with a pair of great plays from cornerback Jaycee Horn. Horn picked off Auburn’s …

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#Clemson douses Miami, 42-17 (VIDEO)

Clemson has been among college football’s elite for the last few seasons, dominating the ACC, winning two national titles and playing in five consecutive College Football Playoffs. The top-ranked Clemson Tigers are what the Miami Hurricanes once were: A football brand. Clemson has become must-see TV. This version of Miami, is not yet ready for …

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Swinney looks ahead to top-10 showdown between #Clemson and Miami (VIDEO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney addressed the media via Zoom following the Tigers practice, Wednesday. Clemson is preparing for a top-10 showdown with Miami at Death Valley at 7:30, Saturday. The Hurricanes have long recruited at a high level, but are especially dangerous when they find a fit at quarterback. It appears Houston transfer D’Eriq …

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Etienne and Rodgers fuel #Clemson victory over Virginia (VIDEO)

Clemson passed its first four-quarter test of the season with a 41-23 victory over Virginia at Death Valley, Saturday night. The Tigers were pressed into playing their starters into the final quarter for the first time this season as each time Clemson (3-0, 2-0 ACC) landed a haymaker, Virginia returned a blow in kind. And …

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#Clemson coordinators turn attention to ACC title game rematch with Wahoos (VIDEO)

Clemson should be rested and refreshed coming off an early-season bye, and can now shift its focus to a rematch of the 2019 ACC Championship Game with Virginia. The Tigers (2-0, 1-0 ACC) made short work of the Cavaliers last season in Charlotte and have opened as 29-point home favorites. While Clemson is returning much …

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Muschamp looks back on #Gamecocks’ missed chances (AUDIO)

Gamecocks’ head coach Will Muschamp held a conference call with the media, Sunday, following South Carolina’s 31-27 loss to Tennessee. Muschamp laid out some of the positives he saw from his team in the opener and some of the mistakes that need to be corrected before the trip to Gainesville to face 3rd-ranked Florida. One …

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Swinney impressed by Lawrence, Rodgers and #Clemson defense (AUDIO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media via Zoom, Monday. The Tigers are 2-0 and ranked no. 1 in the AP poll heading into the bye week but that doesn’t mean Swinney doesn’t see room for improvement. But he has also seen some impressive performances from both freshmen and veterans. Swinney specifically heaped …

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#Clemson rolls into bye week with 49-0 win over The Citadel (VIDEO)

Clemson put The Citadel away quickly with four 1st-half touchdowns from Trevor Lawrence (3 passing, 1 rushing) and a stifling defensive performance led by linebacker James Skalski and freshman defensive end Myles Murphy. The Tigers (2-0) can turn their focus back to the ACC after a 49-0 victory in their only non-conference game of the …

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Swinney’s reaction to #Clemson victory: Just what the doctor ordered

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media via Zoom a day removed from the Tigers’ season-opening win at Wake Forest. In a 37-13 victory, there’s often plenty of credit to go around. Swinney, of course, spotlighted the contributions of quarterback Trevor Lawrence (22-28, 351 yards, 1 TD) and running back Travis Etienne (17 …

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Swinney and #Clemson making final preparations for Wake Forest (VIDEO)

Head coach Dabo Swinney took questions from the media via Zoom, Wednesday, for the final time ahead of Clemson’s season opener. Saturday’s trip to Winston-Salem to face Wake Forest marks the first time the Tigers are opening on the road against a conference opponent since 1996 (North Carolina). Clemson took a bad loss that day …

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