Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Dabo Swinney won't let No. 4 Clemson let down against FCS opponent South Carolina State, not with how far the Tigers have come in the past two seasons. After the Tigers' 38-35 victory over No. 11 Georgia last week, the college football world is watching to see if Clemson will do what it's done several times the past decade - stumble on the road to a bigger things. That's not likely to happen Saturday when the Tigers (1-0) take on the Bulldogs (0-1) of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Clemson is 26-0 all-time against teams of the old Division I-AA, including a 54-0 victory over South Carolina State in the teams' only other meeting in 2008. Yet, with Clemson's history of missteps, the questions get asked, even after the Tigers became the first non-Southeastern Conference program to post consecutive victories over top-10 opponents from the league in LSU and Georgia. Swinney said his program has grown in every facet, including consistency to play and achieve against the best tea...
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