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Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables said the Tigers' struggling defense can be fixed this season, despite the second-worst showing in school history last week at Florida State.
Clemson (3-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) gave up 667 yards in the 49-37 loss to the Seminoles, a total surpassed only by the 771 yards the team allowed 12 years ago in a 54-7 defeat - also at Florida State.
The No. 17 Tigers have had their defensive issues since the season began. With a third of the season gone, Clemson's given up at least 350 yards in its four games and stands 100th nationally in rushing yards allowed at more than 206 a game.
''I'm as frustrated and disappointed, I'd like to think, as anybody at the issues,'' Venables said Tuesday. ''But we can (improve) and I expect that we will.''
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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables said the Tigers' struggling defense can be fixed this season, despite the second-worst showing in school history in last week's loss at Florida State.
No. 17 Clemson (3-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) gave up 667 yards in the 49-37 loss to the Seminoles, a total surpassed only by the 771 the team allowed...