Swinney on Clemson and FSU: "It doesn't get any better than that"

The first seven weeks and an open date are in the books, and the first item of business is a trip to Tallahassee for a primetime matchup with 12th-ranked Florida St. It's a matchup he's looking forward to.

Gallman says hit was dirty, doesn't remember much after "going to sleep"
Clemson’s Wayne Gallman hopes to return to practice this week, and he hopes he’s cleared to play against Florida St. this Saturday. If he plays, he also hopes he remembers everything that happened.

Turnovers must be fixed before showdown with Florida State
Clemson’s off week came at the perfect time. The players and coaches talked about the upcoming off week even before the N.C. State game, and you could almost feel it early in that contest: This team needed a break.

Watson on FSU: The crowd and the stands don't win the game
The home crowd at Florida St. Saturday night will be loud and raucous, but Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson isn’t worried about the noise, the music or the big stage. He knows that the players on the field win games, not the fans in the seats.

It's Florida St. week: Let the fun begin
This year's game doesn't carry the heavy implications of year's past, but Saturday night's clash between Clemson and Florida St. still carries weight. But even if it didn't, it's Clemson and Florida St. and it's always fun.

Joseph and Clemson defense strive for that perfect game
Linebacker Kendall Joseph knows the Clemson football team hasn't been close to perfect this season except for a 7-0 record. During the open date, Joseph, and his teammates are taking the lessons learned from those first seven games and trying to get better.

Bryant's return provides boost at defensive end
Austin Bryant hopes to be hitting his stride about the same time his team hits its stride. Bryant returned to action last week and recorded a sack in his first action of the season. Photo by Mark J. Rebilas / USATODAY

10/22Collective Calm: O'Daniel says Tigers know how to finish
10/22Tavien Feaster: "They brought me in here to be special"
10/21Pigskin Prophet: Preparation H Edition
10/21Renfrow gets healthy, dreams of playing against Florida St.
10/20Swinney takes issue with Hyatt's "average" comment
10/20Midseason thoughts, awards and surprises
10/19Wednesday practice update: Tigers go back to basics
10/19Jeff Scott: "They're not trying to turn the ball over"
10/18Deshaun Watson gets a double surprise Tuesday
10/18Why not Feaster?
10/18Turnover margin the glaring statistic for Tigers
10/17Christian Wilkins for Heisman? He deserves at least a look
10/17Swinney says team not lucky: "They know how to win"
10/17Monday thoughts: What the heck did I just see?
10/16Tigers continue to win in spite of themselves
10/16Gallman's absence hurt, so where was Feaster?
10/15Venables stiff-arms ESPN analyst, celebrates in party of one
10/15Edmond can't breathe after dog pile, but breathes new life into season
10/15Improbable and Gutsy: Tigers survive overtime scare against Pack
10/15LIVE from Clemson, SC
10/14Clemson vs. NC State prediction: Can the Pack upset Tigers?
10/14Watkins, Clemson defense hope to put pressure on the Pack
10/13Doeren and Wolfpack look to finish against the Tigers
10/13Pigskin Prophet: Lip Bandage Edition
10/12Fuel tank: Swinney hopes Tigers have low fuel light after State
10/12Commentary: Has Deshaun Watson declined from last year?
10/12Goal line stand highlights dominant defensive performance
10/12Enjoy the Journey: Clemson football putting up rare numbers


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