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CLEMSON — It came as no surprise, but official word came Thursday afternoon that Clemson will again be without the services of Dexter Lawrence on Monday night against Alabama.
College football experts have almost unanimously agreed throughout this season that Alabama and Clemson are the two best teams in the country, and the results of last weekend’s College Football Playoff semifinals provided indisputable evidence of that.
Whether it’s the one where his face is crudely pasted onto the body of Banks McFadden from a nearly 80-year-old photograph, or a doctored photo of him looking on during a Clemson practice more than 30 years ago, there are no shortage of quality Hunter Renfrow pictures going around on the internet.
Simply put, last year’s Sugar Bowl was not a good night for the Clemson Tigers.
Even before fall camp opened across the country in August, it seemed to be a practically forgone conclusion how the college football season would draw to a conclusion.
The country’s top two high school football all-star games will be played this week, and there will be several Clemson and South Carolina signees and targets in the games.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Clemson players and coaches insisted all week leading up to Saturday’s Cotton Bowl that, while the loss of suspended defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence would hurt, the Tigers’ depth on defense would lessen the blow. They were right on the money.