Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland


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An easy week last Saturday for both the Tigers and me, good enough to get us both headed back in the right direction. Question is, have either of us really improved much? Let's find out.

CLEMSON AT MARYLAND

WHEN CLEMSON HAS THE BALL

Will the running game disappear again, maintaining its almost week-on, week-off consistency? Or can the big boys up front, with Thomas Austin apparently solidifying the center position, keep Davis and Spiller running free? Maryland linebacker Henderson is the real deal, a player to be accounted for on every snap. Keep him occupied with the run, and Cullen Harper could have another big passing day.

ADVANTAGE - CLEMSON

WHEN MARYLAND HAS THE BALL

The Terps are beat up on the offensive line, but as Tommy Bowden pointed out earlier this week it only takes five to play and Clemson isn't rushing the passer well at all. Since Jordan Steffy went down at quarterback, the Maryland offense has looked better under backup Chris Turner. Word is Steffy might be back for some snaps this week, and if he is that could bode well for Clemson. Still, Ralph Friedgen seems to find a way against the Tigers, especially late in games. And, seeing as how I expect this to be close coming down the stretch...

ADVANTAGE - MARYLAND

SPECIAL TEAMS

Last week's performance vs. Central Michigan aside, I'm still not convinced all the problems are fixed. Friedgen's teams are usually solid in this area.

ADVANTAGE - MARYLAND

INTANGIBLES

Jump on me if you want (and I know you will), but the Friedgen Factor always weighs heavily here. Pun only partially intended. He has had an inordinate amount of success against the Tigers.

ADVANTAGE - MARYLAND

BOTTOM LINE

I struggled with this one for a long time. But I think in this case I need to stick to my preseason pick on this one. If I'm wrong, I'm sure I'll hear about it. And I'm prepared for it, one way or the other.

THE PICK

Maryland 21, Clemson 17

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Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
B-Meist®
If Maryland's O is better than our D
jonnyboy
I don't think Maryland's O is better than our D....***
joeythefoot
Dan Scott does***
jonnyboy
Re: Dan Scott does***
2OldTigers
the dude that wrote the article making the prediction***
jonnyboy
Maryland doesn't sniff 17 points!!!
ISpeakTheTruth
BOOO this man.......***
shirsch
The Bottom Line: Agree or Disagree?? Please answer
orangeman
Getting fired up over a predicted lose?***
RC Tiger®
Getting fired up over a predicted lose?***
RC Tiger®
Clemson 31, Maryland 27***
tigersbite®
Clemson 1 more point than Maryland.
GeeVille Tiger
Re: Clemson 1 more point than Maryland.
JVTiger
I'm a Clemson Fan. I always pick Clemson.
kiggity
Re: I'm a Clemson Fan. I always pick Clemson.
kiggity
I say Clemson 17-14***
joeythefoot
Clemson 28 Marylnad 17...
clemtigr77
This is the most ridiculous post...
Easy G
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
clemsontigers0326
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
HUGHESEQ
Dan Scott Prediction = Garbage***
saiken79®
you would've said the same thing if he'd picked GT or VT &
ClemsonFanSince80
GT maybe, but not VT...predicting VT woulda been rational..
stealthb08
And you think WE'RE a "Strong" team?***
RU4GOD2®
My pick earlier this week too, hope i'm wrong!***
gatecitytiger
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
icebucket
Re: Holding on BC
MtPTiger®
Re: Holding on BC
JVTiger
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
billysbrice
Apparently the one you want to lose...***
joeythefoot
Prediction: CU leads early. Conservative Spence blows it.****
Razzmatazz
Tigers 31 Twerps 14... Vols > Coots. Another great Saturday***
Airport4®
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
eaddydav
Good call. As long as TB is coach will we lose games like
MacinTiger
Re: Good call. As long as TB is coach will we lose games like
CUatTheRock
give the Tommy Bowden thing a rest!!!!!!***
eflandtigerfan
Re: give the Tommy Bowden thing a rest!!!!!!***
lawntiger
Re: give the Tommy Bowden thing a rest!!!!!!***
Orange T-Square
Correct, otherwise, there wouldn't be a Friedgen factor.***
greene
Predictions are a waste of time and completely irrelevant***
saiken79®
so why did you read it?***
Completely Solid Orange®
Kind of like posts.***
greene
yep***
saiken79®
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
orangeman
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
mtnbee
I agree with Dan
Tim317
Maybe you should re-think watching sports
coby D tiger
CLEMSON 35 MARYLAND 10. DAN HAS A TURTLE CRUSH
GWC
Guess Dan isn't a true fan huh?
TIGERCOOK®
I thought being realistic = COOT!***
Gmurra999®
Re: I thought being realistic = COOT!***
Tiger K Town
Re: I thought being realistic = COOT!***
Tiger K Town
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
Tiger K Town
lot of respect for Dan, hope he is wrong
CATFISH1965
Dan, you have been negative all week on your talk show...
designer tiger
People should realize by now
coby D tiger
Re: People should realize by now
JVTiger
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
biggvern23
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
Fripps
Re: Dan Scott Prediction: Clemson at Maryland
Fripps
Suck It Dan!!!! CU 30 UMD 17********************
64Tiger®
GREAT CALL, DAN!!! LMMFAO!!!!***
Tigerpride2
Maybe Dan should have spent less time hollering in my
coby D tiger
Ohh, and if you ever, for any reason
coby D tiger
lol posting under this after the game is laughable
clemtiger117®
Tool post.
Completely Solid Orange®
Re: Ohh, and if you ever, for any reason
iamtiger82
Dan Scott: Pretty consistent***
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