Found November 16, 2013 on College Spun:
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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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