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This Star Wars, Clemson hype video is great

For an unbeaten number one team, the Clemson Tigers are one of the most underrated contenders there has ever been. That being said, it doesn’t mean that fans of the team aren’t excited and ready for the National Championship game on January 11. And to get fans even more hyped, YouTube user Kenneth Kaltz has released a pretty great video that mixes “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Kanell Picks Clemson Over Alabama In CFP Championship Game

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: ESPN analyst Danny Kanell is going against the SEC. It’s become a daily ritual to see what is going to be said or done in this battle between the conference and the former Florida State quarterback. Heading into Monday’s national championship game between the SEC’s Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers from the ACC, Kanell is going...
Via Gamedayr
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Alabama Fan Has Epic Spelling Fail While Trolling Clemson

Across the country, plenty of fans love to troll their rivals and those opponents of their favorite team or school. Whether it is signs, banners or even stuff online, trolling has become an art form in the world of sports. There is one thing that should serve as a public service message to anyone who wants to post or create something before a big game: always check your spelling...
Via Gamedayr
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Why College Football Needs Clemson To Win The National Title

This Monday, the No. 1-ranked Clemson Tigers will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in Glendale, Arizona in the College Football Playoff National Championship. But despite having the higher seed, the Tigers are not considered the favorite. Alabama is favored by a touchdown in most sports books. Given Nick Saban’s track record in Tuscaloosa, none of that comes as a surprise. Clemson...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

10 Alabama-Clemson players who could be stars in the NFL

With Clemson and Alabama facing off Monday night for the College Football Championship, many student-athletes will fulfill a lifelong dream, winning a title with the university they love and cherish. For a few select Clemson and 'Bama players, however, hopes of playing football beyond college are more than just a dream; they will become a reality. With that in mind, let’s take...
Via Yardbarker
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson granted waiver to exceed maximum practice-time limit

The NCAA has granted Clemson a waiver allowing the Tigers unlimited practice time this week, eliminating a potential advantage Alabama would have entering Monday’s national championship game. Before this waiver, Clemson was subject to the “20-hour rule,” which limits the amount of time a team can practice while school is in session. Clemson students returned to class Wednesday...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Veterans Cool Down After Practice, Take Part In Hilarious “Senior Dip”

For Clemson’s older players, the road to the national title game has been in the works for some time now.  With the Tigers set to take on Alabama Monday night in the College Football Playoff Championship, there’s plenty to appreciate. There’s reason to celebrate. And even though their work is not quite finished, the Clemson seniors decided to have a little fun after wrapping...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Chick-Fil-A making special biscuits to honor Clemson

Clemson fans are in for a treat thanks to a special little gift from local Chick-fil-A’s. In anticipation for National Championship game, the Chick-fil-A restaurants near Clemson’s campus in South Carolina will be serving tiger paw-shaped biscuits in their breakfast menu. Tigers fans can snag these spirited treats on Monday from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. E.T. Tiger Paw Biscuits...
Via Gamedayr
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Brother Of Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney Arrested

Just days before his Clemson Tigers football team will take the field and play for their second national title in school history, head coach Dabo Swinney is dealing with an off-field incident involving his own brother: The Panama City (FL) News Herald is reporting that Henry “Tripp” Swinney III, 47, was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of aggravated stalking and is being held...
Via Gamedayr
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson players take part in ‘Senior Dip’ after practice

The senior football players for the Clemson Tigers have been working towards one ultimate goal since they arrived on campus. Now, they have the chance to make that dream a reality when they take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship game on Monday. The team is 14-0 and has been playing very well all season long, which is reason enough to celebrate and they did...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Taiwanese Animators Preview The CFP National Championship

Those lovable Taiwanese animators have struck gold once again! This time, the animators set their sights on previewing the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson. The game, which will be played Monday night in Phoenix, gets a nice little comical preview in this latest animated short and honestly I am not sure we will find a better video preview...
Via The Comeback
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Thousands Send Clemson Off To National Championship Game

For the first time in over 30 years, the Clemson Tigers will be playing for a national championship in college football. Monday night, the Tigers will take the field against the Alabama Crimson Tide, looking to become the first FBS team to win 15 games in a single season. Friday, the Tigers took off for Arizona and were met with quite the crowd as they boarded their buses for the...
Via Gamedayr
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson’s 5 keys to victory in championship game

The Clemson Tigers may be the No. 1 college football team in the country, but they’re still 6.5 point underdogs heading into Monday night’s game against No. 2 Alabama, a hard-hitting and deep team from the ultra-competitive SEC. Despite that, Clemson can win this game. It’s going to be tough, but the Tigers can maul the Crimson Tide if certain keys to victory are followed and...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Lawson says he has 60 percent chance of playing against Alabama

Clemson’s National Championship showdown with Alabama is in just two days, but the Tigers are still not sure if they’ll have their best defensive player available. Defensive end Shaq Lawson, one of the nation’s best linemen, was injured during Clemson’s win over Oklahoma. He has practiced on a limited basis, and maintained earlier this week that he will be good to go on Monday...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers’ top NFL prospects

When someone thinks about the Clemson Tigers, they don’t really think of a program that pushes out a high amount of NFL talent. However, Clemson currently has 34 former players in the league on 18 different teams. Not bad if you ask me. The Tigers may not be deep in 2016 NFL Draft prospects, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few that stand out. The best part is, that the...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Lawson has sprained MCL, has ’60-percent’ chance to play Monday

The Clemson Tigers lost a big piece of their defense during the Orange Bowl against Oklahoma when defensive end Shaq Lawson went down with an apparent knee injury. Luckily, that didn’t hurt them too much as they went on to a big 21-point win. The Tigers play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Monday, January 11 and they are hoping to get Lawson back for what could be his final game of...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Sims Will Cheer For Deshaun Watson Monday Night

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson will have one of Alabama’s former players cheering him on Monday night.  Former Crimson Tide quarterback Blake Sims tweeted this afternoon that he’ll be rooting for “my little brother” in the College Football Playoff national title game. Both players are from Gainesville, Ga.  He still wants Alabama to win, though.  I’m letting...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson walk-ons sing 'Walk-on Rap' to Lorde song

Today was CFP Championship Game media day in Glendale as we’re only two days away from Clemson and Alabama duking it out for the national title.  While Dabo Swinney, Deshaun Watson, Mackensie Alexander and others were the major headliners for the Tigers today, a group of Clemson walk-ons made sure to make their presence felt. They recorded “The Walk-On Rap” about their experiences...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney Expects Clemson Star Defensive End Shaq Lawson To Play In National Championship

One of the biggest story lines heading into tomorrow night’s national championship between Alabama and Clemson is the status of Tigers’ defensive end Shaq Lawson. The star pass rusher was injured in the semifinal game against Oklahoma, and yesterday, he estimated a 60-percent chance that he would play against the Crimson Tide. During today’s head coach press conference, Clemson’s...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons why Clemson will win the National Championship

Ever since the college football season kicked off back in September, the only question on everyone’s mind has been: “Which team is going to win the College Football Playoff?” While this should be one of the most exciting games in college football history, I expect Clemson to emerge victorious. Here is a list of five reasons why the Tigers will beat Alabama: 5. Clemson has...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo/Video: The Field At University Of Phoenix Stadium Is Just About Ready For The National Championship

We’re just a day away from the highly-anticipated National Championship, and University of Phoenix Stadium is just about ready to host the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers for the big game. Here is a sneak peak at what the field will look like for tomorrow’s game. Both teams have end zones with black backgrounds to go with the College Football Playoff’s black and gold...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney expects Clemson star Shaq Lawson to play vs. 'Bama

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney expects starting defensive end Shaq Lawson to play in the national championship game against Alabama on Monday night.Lawson, the Atlantic Coast Conference defensive player of the year and first-team All-American, hurt his left knee early in the Tigers' 37-17 victory over Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on New Year's Eve. Lawson said Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Clemson Going All Orange For National Championship Game

The old expression goes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. In the case of the Clemson Tigers, that means sticking with the uniform combination that has so far been undefeated in 2015 … and has some history behind it. When the Tigers take the field for Monday’s national title game against the Alabama Crimson Tide, the color orange will be the one of choice for the men...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Clemson Hype Piece For Title Game Is Championship Worthy

It has been over three decades since the Clemson Tigers have taken the football field in a game that will decide the national championship. The school has come a long way from that Orange Bowl win over Nebraska that brought them home the 1981 national title. After years of playing bridesmaid in the ACC and choking in big games (a.k.a. Clemson-ing), Dabo Swinney has his team just...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson's top DB could be out against Alabama

    The Clemson Tigers are going to need to play their best football if they want to beat Alabama Monday night, and that will be difficult to do if star defensive back Mackensie Alexander is unable to suit up. Alexander, a sophomore cornerback who is expected to be a first-round pick when he heads to the NFL, has been nursing a hamstring injury. Some reports indicate he may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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