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Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Swinney, Clemson starting to put together impressive run

This is always a week Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reflects on his life's journey. That's because it was seven years ago on Oct. 13 when Swinney was elevated to the Tigers head coach. 
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Michaux: Tigers have earned respect

Clemson, Georgia Tech game was a tale to team going in vastly different directions
By Scott Michaux

Tigers roll past Yellow Jackets

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson is out to show its old reputation is a thing of the past. The Tigers hope a win over Georgia Tech on Saturday helped them build their case.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Clemson is back on schedule

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is grateful to get back to normal. When they face Georgia Tech (2-3, 0-2) today, it’ll mark only the second time in five games the Tigers will have ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Clemson's defense is no longer a surprise

CLEMSON, S.C. — After losing eight starters from its No. 1-ranked defense a year ago, the unit is playing a major role in Clemson's undefeated start.
By Pete Iacobelli

Georgia Tech-Clemson rivalry has Augusta ties

More than 116 years ago, the Georgia Tech-Clemson football rivalry began on, of all things, a baseball diamond in Augusta.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Clemson turn their attention toward Georgia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 6 Clemson began preparing for life after Notre Dame well before beating the Fighting Irish this past weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

No. 6 Clemson not worried about rankings

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't focused on his team's rise up the rankings, even if it has others planning for the playoffs.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Clemson holds off Notre Dame

CLEMSON, S.C. -Deshaun Watson threw for two touchdowns, ran for a third and Clemson's defense stopped DeShone Kizer on a tying two-point conversion as the Tigers held on to beat Notre Dame 24-22 ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Tigers, Irish QBs tune out hoopla

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer share similar names, the leadership of two high-performing offenses - and the pressure to succeed.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Clemson defensive backs are ready for Notre Dame receivers

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson safety Jayron Kearse has heard - and read - a little too much about Will Fuller and the rest of No. 6 Notre Dame's talented receivers.
By Pete Iacobelli

Michaux: Former Silver Bluff star lets his performance at Clemson speak for itself

It was a big Thursday night performance for Cordrea Tankersley at Louisville, with six solo tackles, an interception and two pass breakups to help Clemson survive 20-17 at Louisville and stay ...
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

LSU's Fournette looks like an early Heisman Trophy contender

With 631 rushing yards and eight touchdowns through three games, LSU running back Leonard Fournette is getting a ton of Heisman Trophy hype.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Tigers looking to reverse trend of big-game flops

CLEMSON, S.C - An undefeated start, a sold-out stadium and much of the college football world locked on Clemson: That combination has not worked out in recent years for the 12th-ranked Tigers.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Clemson looking for consistency

Clem­son quarterback Deshaun Watson isn't worried about his Heisman Trophy status or looking for the longball, not with the 11th-ranked Tigers off to a perfect start.
By Pete Iacobelli

UGA-Alabama kickoff set for 3:30

Georgia's clash with Alabama in Athens, Ga., on Oct. 3 will be televised by CBS-Ch. 12. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Tigers focus on positives after tough road win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Clemson players chose to focus more on the result of their performance against Louisville rather than how it looked, a wise choice considering things were sometimes hard to look at.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Tigers hold off Cardinals in ACC opener

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes, Wayne Gallman ran for 139 yards and No. 11 Clemson held off Louisville 20-17 on Thursday night in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Louisville at early crossroad against Clemson

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville has rarely faced a must-win situation like the one looming against No. 11 Clemson: Avoiding an 0-3 start for the first time since 1984.

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Clemson expects a tougher matchup against Louisville

CLEMSON, S.C. - This was a new one for No. 11 Clemson, practicing on a Sunday a day after its blowout victory over Appalachian State.
By Pete Iacobelli

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