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Wow. What a finish. In one of the best games of the 2012 season, Clemson upended LSU in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, 25-24. Clemson proved to be the better team of Tigers in this one, rallying from an 11-point fourth quarter deficit. LSU struggled on offense all night, picking up just nine first downs compared to Clemson's 32.In this article, I'll tell you what we learned from this game by tackling the following questions:What does this win mean for Clemson?What does this mean for the SEC and ACC?Did LSU deserve to win?How good was Clemson's defense?Is Tajh Boyd the best QB in college football?
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Clemson Tigers head football coach Dabo Swinney celebrated his team's 25-24 come-from-behind victory in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on New Year's Eve by picking up ESPN reporter Jeannine Edwards and giving her a big hug.
Swinney was clearly excited after Clemson won the game by kicking a field goal as time expired, and Edwards had positioned herself behind Swinney for a postgame...
Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 14 Clemson a wild 25-24 win over No. 9 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Monday night.
Trailing 24-22, Clemson (11-2) took possession on its 20 with 1:39 remaining. Tajh Boyd completed a pass for 26 yards to DeAndre Hopkins on a fourth-and-16 play during the decisive 10-play drive.
Clemson Tiger wide receiver Sammy Watkins that is Clemson’s most dynamic player was forced to be carted off the field by a hit by an LSU Tiger. Watkins was obviously emotional over the event and had a towel over his head while be carted off the field. Who can blame the kid? The guy has heart. Tajh Boyd has been getting abused by LSU’s defense and Barkevious Mingo especially.
#8 LSU vs. #14 Clemson
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
Monday, December 31st, 7:30 PM on ESPN
The Peach Bowl began as a Lions Club fundraiser in 1968, but its massive sponsorship deal with Chick-fil-A and tie-ins with the ACC and SEC have turned it into one of the marquee non-BCS bowls in the last decade. The bowl has the longest active sellout streak of non-BCS bowls, and third...
Video: Kickin' it at the Chick-fil-A Bowl
After the Clemson Tigers drilled a field goal as time expired to defeat the LSU Tigers in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl on Monday night (New Year's Eve 2K12) Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney had a fantastic interview with an ESPN reporter.
Check out the frickin' spectacular speech:
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ATLANTA -- Tajh Boyd was probably one win from being in the room in New York for the Heisman Trophy presentation. Had the vote taken place after the bowl season, he would have been sitting front and center.
Boyd put on a one-man offensive show in the Georgia Dome, leading the Clemson Tigers to the upset win of the year, a last-second 25-24 victory over LSU in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl...
Who: Clemson Tigers (10-2) vs LSU Tigers (10-2)
When: New Year's Eve, 7:30 PM EST
Line: LSU by 6
Ross: Great defense, meet great offense. LSU had the 11th best scoring defense (16.9 ppg),10th best rush defense (102 ypg), and 20th best pass defense (194 ypg). On the other hand, Clemson had the 6th best scoring offense (42.3 ppg), 32nd...
Citadel at Clemson Date 1/1/2013 4:00:00 PMLive StatsLinkTV ESPN3 Team Stats Advantage ClemsonAdvantage CitadelFG % FT % 3 PT % 2 PT % 3/FG Four FactorseFG% TO% O Reb % D Reb % FT Rate Defensive Allowed3 PT % 2 PT % TO% Embed This Chart...
The final of four bowl games on New Year’s Eve is the Chick-fil-A Bowl which will pit No. 8 LSU against No. 14 Clemson. ESPN will carry the game starting at 7:30 pm EST live from the Georgia Dome.
In simple terms this game will be highlighted by Clemson’s high powered offense and LSU’s stingy defense.
What is the point spread in the LSU and Clemson game? LSU is a 6 point favorite...
Jan 1 Bowl Picks – Today is Moving DayI sent the following text message to most of my phonebook last night: “The reign of the SEC is over. Michigan and Northwestern win tomorrow as well.” Clearly I may have gotten ahead of myself, but I was inspired by Clemson’s upset victory. Tajh Boyd’s performance was the best we’ve seen this bowl season and I look forward to another...