Dabo Swinney held his weekly press conference today to preview Saturday’s game against Boston College. The Tigers enter the game ranked 8th in the country and sporting a 5-0 record, including 2-0 in the ACC. B.C. is 1-4 and 0-2 in the conference.
Clemson has won two of the past three games in this series, but they lost last year in Chestnut Hill, 16-10. The all-time series mark is 9-9-2. The Tigers are 3-3-1 against the Eagles in Clemson.
- Dabo Swinney’s first win as a head coach was a 27-21 win at B.C. in 2008.
- Five of the last six games between these two teams have been decided by a touchdown or less.
- Clemson has not won its first three ACC games since the 2000 season. The Tigers started 5-0 in the conference that year.
- Clemson and Boston College kickoff at 3:09 Saturday at Death Valley. The Tigers are a 22 point favorite.