Articles in College – Clemson
Thanks to last Thursday night’s game against Georgia Tech, Clemson players got a rare weekend off.
Clemson’s most recent victory over Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium came when George W. Bush was president, Apple had just introduced iTunes and “Finding Nemo” was raking in big bucks at the box office.
Clemson’s 59-0 thrashing of S.C. State on Saturday was a welcome relief to Tiger fans who nervously watched the Tigers post narrow wins over Troy and Auburn the previous two weeks. But the win, which was definitely what the doctor ordered, didn’t provide a cure all for the Tigers’ ailments.
Dabo Swinney views the first three games of the 2016 campaign as something of a “preseason” for his Clemson football team. That being the case, the third and last outing before ACC play begins was more like a true exhibition — especially since it finished early.