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Different vantage point this time, but still rewarding
January 12, 2017 – 12:10 am | No Comment

On Jan. 1, 1982, I had the privilege of sitting in the Orange Bowl stadium in Miami and personally witnessing Clemson’s first national championship in school history.

Tigers’ title is result of program’s well-established culture
January 11, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Tigers’ title is result of program’s well-established culture | Test

Never one to mince words, Ben Boulware didn’t hold back when — with confetti still dancing in the air — ESPN handed him a microphone and asked for his thoughts on what Clemson had just accomplished: winning the second national championship in school history and the first since 1981.

Thousands gather to welcome champs home
January 11, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Thousands gather to welcome champs home | Test

The Clemson University football team received a welcoming home Tuesday worthy of its national champion billing.

Will we see Round 3 for Tigers, Tide?
January 11, 2017 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Will we see Round 3 for Tigers, Tide? | Test

TAMPA, Fla. — Now that we’ve had the Dustup in the Desert and the Battle of the Bay, what’s next for Clemson and Alabama?

The best for last: Final drive puts exclamation point on Watson’s career
January 10, 2017 – 2:50 am | No Comment
The best for last: Final drive puts exclamation point on Watson’s career | Test

TAMPA, Fla. — If anybody still had lingering doubts about Deshaun Watson’s legacy at Clemson — as the finest player to don a Tiger uniform — suffice to say he put those to rest Monday night.

Notebook: Danny Ford named to College Football Hall of Fame
January 10, 2017 – 2:45 am | No Comment
Notebook: Danny Ford named to College Football Hall of Fame | Test

TAMPA, Fla. — On the day Clemson beat Alabama 35-31 to win the national championship, former Clemson head coach and Alabama football player Danny Ford was named to the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame, Class of 2017.

Bradley: Swinney’s belief was driving force behind Tigers’ title
January 10, 2017 – 2:37 am | No Comment
Bradley: Swinney’s belief was driving force behind Tigers’ title | Test

TAMPA, Fla. — As Clemson’s team and fans celebrated the second national title in program history into the wee hours of Tuesday morning, it was tough not to think back to Dec. 1, 2008, when Dabo Swinney said he believed it was possible.

Clemson back on top of the mountain
January 10, 2017 – 2:25 am | No Comment
Clemson back on top of the mountain | Test

TAMPA, Fla. — The reigning king of college football, Alabama, was unwilling to give its crown away.
So a gritty, magnificent Clemson team took it by force.

Tigers, Tide set for title-game rematch
January 8, 2017 – 11:35 am | No Comment
Tigers, Tide set for title-game rematch | Test

The talking is over. Now it’s time to play the game.

Steven Bradley: No trash talk ahead of title bout
January 8, 2017 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Steven Bradley: No trash talk ahead of title bout | Test

Anybody expecting any verbal sparring between the two coaches at the final news conference before Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship left sorely disappointed.