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#Clemson comes in at no. 3 in first College Football Playoff rankings

Clemson (7-1), looking to make its sixth consecutive trip to the four-team playoff, checked in at no. 3 when the first College Football Playoff rankings of 2020 were revealed, Tuesday. The Tigers find themselves in position to compete for another national title despite a loss to Notre Dame at South Bend, Ind., three weeks ago. …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney doesn’t back off FSU comments while turning the page to Pitt (AUDIO) #Clemson

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney wanted to talk about this week’s opponent, the Pitt Panthers, but the media kept dragging him back to last weekend’s issues at Florida State, at least early on in his Tuesday press conference. And Swinney would not budge off the positions he stated in his Sunday night conference call…that Clemson followed …

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Tigers ready to open basketball season with early tests (AUDIO) #Clemson

The Clemson basketball team opens its season Wednesday night in a two-day event in Melbourne, FL, the start of what will be one of the most challenging non-ACC slates compiled by coach Brad Brownell. The Tigers will open up against Mississippi State Wednesday night and will face either Purdue or Liberty the next night. Still …

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Sunday conference call: Swinney says Florida State should forfeit for Saturday’s cancellation, doesn’t believe Covid was real reason, won’t commit to going back to Tallahassee (AUDIO) #Clemson

A highly agitated Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talked with the media Sunday night for the first time about the cancellation of Saturday afternoon’s game at Florida State because one Clemson player who traveled with the team had tested positive on Friday. Swinney questioned if that one test was the real reason Florida State officials did …

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#Clemson unchanged in new AP ranking

Clemson remains #4 in the AP ranking Sunday afternoon after an unexpected day off Saturday when the Florida State game was postponed due to Covid issues. By not playing, the Tigers actually added three points to their vote total, One voter put the Tigers 2nd on his ballot, but six others had the Tigers as …

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No football today for #Clemson

The ACC announced Saturday morning the Clemson at Florida State game set for Noon has been postponed. The issue apparently is with the Seminoles as Clemson athletics director Dan Radakovich issued a statement that the Tigers had met the minimum requirements of the ACC protocol and were prepared to play. Clemson arrived in Tallahassee on …

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Tigers anxious to return to the playing field (AUDIO) #Clemson

Clemson lost its first game of the season, its 36 game regular season winning streak and its #1 ranking with that loss to Notre Dame nearly two weeks ago. With an off week last week, the Tigers have had plenty of time to think about the what-ifs of that double-overtime defeat. But they are tired …

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Talking Tuesday: Week off good for #Clemson with Florida State coming up (AUDIO)

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Tuesday last weekend’s open date could not have come at a better time for his team. The extra time gave the Tigers’ bruised bones and bruised feelings coming off the Notre Dame loss some time to heal. With the exceptions of linebacker James Skalski and and receiver Frank Ladson, Swinney …

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Voters not moved by this weekend’s football results

Notre Dame was the only team in last week’s AP top five to play Saturday. The Irish won but did not move in the poll. In fact, the top eight spots are identical to last week. Alabama received 60 of the 62 first place votes, taking a vote away from the Irish even though the …

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Brownell, Simms preview #Clemson basketball for 2020-21 (VIDEO)

A veteran Clemson basketball team is set to embark an another tough ACC season with pre-season 1st team All-ACC selection Aamir Simms ready to lead the way. The Tigers finished ninth in league play last season and were picked tenth in this week’s media ranking. But coach Brad Brownell believes they have a chance to …

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#STRecruiting Notebook 11-12 (UPDATED)

The early signing period for basketball and other sports, except for football, started Wednesday. The Clemson men signed all three of their committed prospects while USC signed two of the three players it had committed. The USC women announced one signee while Furman, The Citadel and Charleston Southern also announced signees.

#Clemson using off week to get healthy, refocus on final three games (VIDEO)

This, no doubt, is a strange week around the Clemson football program. The Tigers haven’t had to use a week in the regular season to recover from a loss since the 2017 season when they were defeated by Syracuse on October 13th. The Tigers had their 36 game regular season winning streak snapped last Saturday …

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