Tag Archives: Clemson

24 Hours of College Football

It’s never to early to start looking forward to opening day.  The college football off season is a grueling 233 day slog.  This season we’ve only gotten through 57 days so far, but instead of dwelling on that, let’s fantasize … Continue reading

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(Belated) Thoughts on the National Championship

Deshaun Watson is Amazing.  Alabama won the game, but this was my biggest takeaway from the game.  I spend most of the season watching him play well thinking, “yeah, he’s good,” but I don’t think Clemson would have been in … Continue reading

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The Most Important Play of the National Championship

There is one play, more than any other, whose success will affect the outcome of the national championship game.  The play is a designed run for Deshaun Watson, the quarterback power. Clemson’s offense works off a relatively simple formula: outside, … Continue reading

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Post Hoc, Ergo …

Monday night’s winner of the Clemson – Alabama game will be the undisputed national champion of college football.  That team will be the winner of a four team playoff which is part of a system that every FBS conference and … Continue reading

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Paper Tigers No More

You can’t doubt Clemson now.  The playoff win over Oklahoma is unequivocal.  The Sooners are a good football team, and the Tigers beat them, convincingly.  Going into the game you can be forgiven if you were skeptical of the ACC … Continue reading

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Orange Bowl

Clemson plays Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, part of the college football playoff.  The Sooners are currently 3.5 point favorites to win the game. Advantage Clemson? Teams don’t always play the same in bowl games as they played at the … Continue reading

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How Long will Clemson dominate South Carolina?

There’s not a Gamecock alive who is not familiar with South Carolina’s recent five game winning streak.  There’s not a Tiger alive who will not readily point out that Clemson has won the last two, leads the all time series, … Continue reading

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Playoff What Ifs

As long as everything goes according to plan, the playoff is set.  Clemson, Alabama and Oklahoma are in.  The last place goes to the Big Ten champion, either Iowa or Michigan State.  Oklahoma’s season is finished.  They are the Big … Continue reading

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What We Learned: Week 12

The Committee Loves Blowouts.  Remember when the BCS instructed the computer rankings to take out margin of victory?  Remember how they didn’t want to see teams run up the score?  The Playoff Committee isn’t like that.  Last year Ohio State … Continue reading

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Redemption Saturday

“Sometimes the best thing you can say about a day is that it’s over.”  Many college football teams will look back on this season and understand that sentiment.  Some are already thinking it.  Expectations haven’t been met for most teams, … Continue reading

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