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2020 National Championship Media Day in New Orleans (AUDIO)

The Clemson and LSU football teams each spent an hour Saturday morning at the Xavier University Convocation Center taking questions from the media as the buildup continues for Monday night’s National Championship game. Clemson was first on the floor. Head coach Dabo Swinney, coordinators Tony Elliott and Brent Venables, and star players Trevor Lawrence, Travis …

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One to go for #Clemson to claim two-in-a-row (AUDIO)

Clemson and LSU are a week away from their national championship game meeting in New Orleans. Clemson will be out to become the first team in the playoff era to win back to back championships. And a victory would give Clemson 30 straight wins, 17 away from Oklahoma’s major college record of 47. Oddsmakers made …

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New year brings #Clemson first ACC win of the season 81-70 over NC State (AUDIO)

Clemson closed out 2019 by blowing a 10 point lead at home against Miami eventually losing in overtime to fall to 0-3 in ACC. A new year, however, brought a new day for the Tigers. They led wire to wire in knocking off NC State 81-70 at Littlejohn Coliseum Saturday afternoon. The Tigers snapped a …

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Orgeron updates LSU (AUDIO) #Clemson

The LSU football team returned to the practice field Thursday for the first time since their Peach Bowl victory over Oklahoma in the CFP semi-finals. The Tigers routed the Sooners behind 7 touchdown passes by quarterback Joe Burrow and will now face Clemson for the national championship a week from Monday in New Orleans. Following …

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Burrow, Delpit preview showdown with #Clemson (AUDIO)

Just like Clemson, LSU has a star-studded roster. Two of those Tigers’ biggest names, QB Joe Burrow and SAF Grant Delpit, participated in a Thursday afternoon conference call directed by the College Football Playoff. Burrow won the Heisman Trophy, the Maxwell Award and the Davey O’Brien Trophy. This season he has passed for 5208 yards, …

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‘Canes edge #Clemson in overtime, Tigers fall to 0-3 in ACC (AUDIO)

Clemson led Miami in their ACC clash most of Tuesday afternoon, but the Tigers couldn’t put the Hurricanes away and fell 73-68 in overtime at Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson led by as many as ten points, but Miami kept fighting its way back into the game with zone defense and timely shooting. Center Aamir Simms led …

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Orgeron gives the LSU take on NCG vs #Clemson (AUDIO)

LSU coach Ed Orgeron has been the toast of Louisiana and the nation this college football season. He has guided the Tigers to the #1 seed in the CFP and into the National Championship Game next week against #3 Clemson. Orgeron has become such a popular figure, he received a call from President Trump following …

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Swinney, Lawrence & Smith review Fiesta Bowl, look ahead to NCG (AUDIO)

Two days removed from the thrilling come from behind win over Ohio State in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, the Clemson football team is a bit tired and sore, but also excited about a fourth trip to the national championship game in five years. Monday afternoon the game’s MVPs, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and linebacker Chad …

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Commentary: The Safety Blitz with Rick Sanford

Each Sunday of the college football season, SportsTalk co-host Rick Sanford, a seven year NFL veteran and former high school and college All-American safety, will give his take on a Clemson or USC game.    Saturday the Tigers rallied to defeat Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl and advanced to the national championship game for …

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Tigers rise from the ashes in Phoenix, beat Ohio State 29-23 (AUDIO/VIDEO) #Clemson

Ohio State delivered a lot of punches to Clemson in the first quarter and a half of Saturday night’s PlayStation Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium, including a targeting shot to the head of quarterback Trevor Lawrence. But the Buckeyes could not deliver the knockout blow. Given life midway thru the second quarter, the Tigers …

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Swinney, Day get in their final words before Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl (AUDIO)

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney basically summed up the approach to Friday’s final media session for the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl head coaches in his first comment: “Ditto everything I said yesterday.” The press session at the JW Marriott Camelback Resort in Scottsdale, AZ came 24 hours after a media day in which every Clemson coach and …

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Tigers and Buckeyes respectful but confident heading into Fiesta Bowl (AUDIO) #Clemson

Thursday was media day in Scottsdale for the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. Clemson and Ohio State coaches and players spent an hour with the media answering every conceivable question. The players on both sides seem ready to play, confident in their gameplans and respectful of the other side. Dabo Swinney said his guys are healthy. Ohio …

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