Dabo Swinney just wrapped up his Sunday evening teleconference. Just because we love you so much we’ve snagged a few of the more notable items and listed them for you below and attached the audio of the call below.
- Swinney said he is really excited about how his team played yesterday, especially in the first half.
- Swinney confirmed Travis Blanks has an ACL injury and will need surgery. He will be back for next season.
- Swinney said his focus isn’t on the past, but just this game. These four quarters. Said it will be a big challenge going to USC.
- Swinney: It’s not about wanting to win it, it’s about playing well.
- Swinney: “I think this rivalry is right up there with any in the country. It has BCS implications. Everybody will be tuned in.”
- Swinney said it will be a big challenge with Clowney. “He’s a load. …Very, very talented. …Have to have a plan for him.”
- Dabo Swinney confirmed Josh Watson has changed his mind about entering the NFL. “I’m happy about that.”