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If you’re a college football fan, you’re probably familiar with the term “Clemsoning.” The word essentially means that a good team is committing an egregious choke job and is playing down to a significantly lesser opponent. Clemson fans hate that their team is the ultimate representative of choking, and are quick to point out that plenty of other teams lose games that they shouldn’t. Tonight after No. 4 Stanford was upset by USC, Clemson’s sports information director Tim Bourret tried to dub choking “pulling a Stanford” on Twitter: Pulling a Stanford. Third time in last 21 games a top 10 Stanford team has lost to an unranked team. — Tim Bourret (@TimBourret) November 17, 2013 Just making point to that everyone gets upset losses even a program as good as Stanford….except Alabama. — Tim Bourret (@TimBourret) November 17, 2013 His point about Stanford slipping up is a valid one — the Cardinal will be the first to admit that they haven’t gone out and won like they expect to. Sadly th
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Everyone loves a good Nintendo-themed marching band halftime show. The Clemson University Tiger Band did a tribute to both Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda during the intermission of Thursday’s game against Georgia Tech. They formed a power-up mushroom, the tri-force, and Zelda character Link, among other shapes. It was awesome: [Tigernet.com]
In what was a must win game on the road for the Stanford Cardinal against Southern California, it was turnovers that killed not only the match-up versus the USC Trojans, but Stanford’s shot at a National Title. Kevin Hogan was unable to deliver for the Cardinal, as he was held to 13 completions on 24 attempts, with only 127 yards, 2 interceptions, and no touchdowns. What was needed...
Floyd Mayweather often refers to his opponents as “easy work.” The Clemson offense resembled boxing’s bully as they bruised, battered, and ultimately knocked out Georgia Tech. Thursday night’s ACC contest appeared to be “easy work” for Tajh Boyd and the Tigers’ passing attack as they bludgeoned the Yellow Jacket defense for four quarters, and, ultimately, won 55...
The Clemson Tigers marching band gave a Nintendo-themed performance during halftime of last Saturday's football game against Georgia Tech, featuring tributes to Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda.H/T BMS.
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USC is now 5-1 under Ed Orgeron.
Oh, Pac-12 refs, you’ve gone and done it again.
With Stanford facing 3rd-and-1 from its own 38-yard-line, Cardinal fullback Ryan Hewitt was stuffed by the USC defense for what appeared to be no gain. Heck, when they brought the chains out, the ball actually appeared short of the marker. But somehow, Stanford was given a first down. Check it out:
Somewhere, Wisconsin coach Gary...
USC's band has struck up "Fight On" 17 times through 15, but with a 14-7 lead, guess that's their prerogative. Tyler Gaffney had a truly great touchdown run, but Cody Kessler is 8-of-9 passing, so the secondary is going to have to step up for Stanford.