Pigskin Prophet: Week Five

I honestly can’t believe it’s week five of the college football season, and I am still finding steady work in and around the state. Clemson University, recognizing my superior security skills, has hired me.

Underdog Tigers await the magic of Death Valley at night

Clemson and Louisville face off in a much-anticipated matchup Saturday night in Memorial Stadium, culminating a long day of tailgating and celebrating. But don't miss out on the real magic of a college football night in Death Valley.

Eating the elephant, nooners and uniforms: Swinney talks Louisville

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media following Wednesday’s practice, and he was asked about this weekend’s matchup with No. 3 Louisville in Death Valley. Swinney broke into a big smile and said he’s just as excited as the fans about what’s on tap starting at 8:22 p.m. Saturday night.

Venables on Lamar Jackson: Only so much you can do
Brent Venables isn’t ready to quit his job as scout team quarterback. Not yet. Not with Louisville coming to town. Venables met with the media Tuesday and admitted this is just the beginning of a long week.

Bobby Petrino on Clemson: "It's a loud place"
If the Louisville Cardinals are to take the next step in the ACC, they have to go through Florida State and Clemson to make it to the ACC Championship. Part one has been accomplished.

Clemson defense set for tough test
Throughout this week, Clemson’s showdown with Louisville is going to be made out to be Deshaun Watson vs. Lamar Jackson. But really, it’s about Jackson and his high-powered offense vs. the stingy Clemson defense. Jackson hasn’t seen anything like Clemson’s defense this season, but the Tigers’ defense hasn’t seen anything like Jackson either. Photo by Jamie Rhodes / USATODAY

Swinney says Louisville has a "bit more pizzazz"
The fifth-ranked Clemson football team sits at 4-0 as they prepare to take on third-ranked Louisville this week, but if they want to improve to 5-0 and 2-0 in ACC play they will have to have their best effort of the season.

9/27Ben Boulware: We don't fear anybody
9/26Jeff Scott talks about Clemson's struggles in the run game
9/26Watson talks dual-threat, matchup with Louisville
9/26Big games are nothing new for the Tigers
9/25Swinney preparing for a special week against Louisville
9/25Tigers preparing for Cardinals and Lamar "Action" Jackson
9/25Looking back at Tech, ahead to Louisville
9/24Ray-Ray McCloud: The Maturing of a Young Star
9/24Pigskin Prophet: Better Late Than Never
9/23Venables recaps dominant Tech effort, looks ahead to Cardinals
9/23Room for Improvement: Offense hit and miss against Jackets
9/23Party in the Backfield: Tigers dominant against Tech option
9/22Tigers swat Jackets to set up top five showdown
9/22Instant Halftime Analysis: Clemson 23, Georgia Tech 0
9/22LIVE from Atlanta, Georgia - Clemson vs. Georgia Tech.
9/22QB Jimmy Greenbeans preparing Tigers for Tech's option
9/22Clemson vs. Georgia Tech Prediction
9/21Paul Johnson on Clemson: We can play with them
9/20Numbers improve after blowout of SC State
9/20Swinney apologizes to team for distraction caused by anthem remarks
9/20Swinney says Tigers have to embrace Thursday challenge
9/20Elliott preparing Tigers for loud environment at Georgia Tech
9/19After week off, Boulware ready to hit somebody's quarterback
9/19Flashbacks: Watson recalls last trip to Georgia Tech
9/19The Preseason Is Over: Let the Fun Begin
9/18Cram Session: Venables back at QB as Tech prep begins
9/18Feaster looking for an increased role in the offense
9/18Venables turns attention to Jackets and the option


09/03@Auburn19-13 WESPN
09/10Troy$30-24 WACCN
09/17SC State+59-0 WRSN
09/22@Georgia Tech26-7 WESPN
10/01Louisville%8:00 PMABC
10/07@Boston College7:30 PMESPN
10/15NC State~TBA
10/29@Florida StateTBA
11/19@Wake ForestTBA
11/26South Carolina#TBA
$Youth Day / Will To Lead Celebration ; +Family Weekend / Football Reunion Weekend; %IPTAY Day; ~Homecoming; ^Military Appreciation Day / Purple Out; *Hall of Fame Day / Senior Day; #Solid Orange Day; all times ET
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