It is newsworthy when Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talks about his team in less than glowing terms. This usually only happens about twice a year. Swinney normally goes out of his way to sing the praises of his team, but Thursday he wasn’t his usual glass half full self. It makes you wonder if his comments about today’s “wasted” practice are another one of Swinney’s motivational tactics. Even though Swinney said the Tigers would lose to Georgia, we’re guessing it wasn’t quite that bad. More likely this is a case of breaking them down a bit to make sure no one gets to comfortable with Georgia looming in 10 days.
Take a listen and judge for yourself: