One Team. One Dream. One Clemson.


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CLEMSON – One Team. One Dream. One Clemson.

That slogan is going to be the mantra for the Clemson Tigers this season as they strive to put a disappointing 2010 behind them, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney made sure the team got the message during Thursday’s team meeting.

Swinney walked into the meeting room with a t-shirt with those words emblazoned on it, with the number 1 acting as the leg of the ‘N’ in the word one, and said there were new expectations along with the new season.

Swinney had the shirt on at Saturday night’s practice, but said the players have been talking about One Team, One Dream all summer.

“You are always trying to get things to pull them together,” Swinney said Saturday. “We have to be one team, and we have to be a team with the same vision. And I think we do. Hopefully that will help us become the One Clemson we want to be.

“All summer, the players like Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
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and Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
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had been talking about One Team, One Dream, and I decided to put the shirt together. They seemed to like it. When all is said and done, I hope we can be a team that will be together on all fronts and have the season we have been dreaming about.”

Boyd said that he thinks safety Rashard HallRashard Hall
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is the one that came up with the slogan.


“He came up to me over the summer, and he said ‘I think I might have something here’ “ Boyd said Friday night. “Instead of ‘All In’ which another team and I think adidas have kind of adopted, we have taken on the One Dream. It is not patented yet, but it should be, because we are one team and we all have that same dream.”

Left guard David SmithDavid Smith
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said the slogan exemplifies how much this team has come together over the summer.

“I love the slogan we have now. A lot of teams get hooked on having one go-to guy, but this year we are going to be one team and get it done,” Smith said. “When I first heard it at the team meeting on Thursday, I loved it. It means we have to focus on each other and make plays for each other.”

Swinney said the team leaders on this year’s squad have definitely bought into the approach and are passing it down to the younger players.

“I have seen the leadership on this team grow since January,” he said. “It has been awesome. I know with that type of leadership, and the ownership and accountability that these guys have taken on, we are going to get where we want to be. They have demanded certain things of their teammates.”

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One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
B-Meist®
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
bengalbabe®
Chizik, are you going to take this one too?
Tigerstyle
Totally agree --- Wrote a similar post before seeing this
tigerinlosangeles®
Re: Chizik, are you going to take this one too?
simpson2001john
OK, sorry I missed that one
Tigerstyle
Re: Chizik, are you going to take this one too?
markb1127
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
Texascarl
You need to make a post thats not cootish on your first try
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Re: You need to make a post thats not cootish on your first try
Texascarl
I don't think Dabo had anything to do with
clover65®
HOTCARL***
Wigintiger
tcarl seems to be "All Hen" for the Peecocks
LongTimeTater
tcarl seems to be "All Hen" for the Peecocks
LongTimeTater
Re: tcarl seems to be "All Hen" for the Peecocks
Texascarl
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
allorangeallthetime52®
Pics?***
DefensiveTackleU
Classy, this is a special team, finally this is next year
OrangebloodedAl
Re: Classy, this is a special team, finally this is next year
Gutwrench
Re: Classy, this is a special team, finally this is next year
sgt tiger®
one championship,one game at a time, one more time
OrangebloodedAl
Another slogan?***
surroundedtiger
I can haz shurt tambien!?
BentZero
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
lrbostic
Copying the Packers now?
TheNatureBoy99
©,®,™, that thing this time!!!!
kea04®
Dabo didn't come up with "All In"***
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Re: Dabo didn't come up with "All In"***
Outbound®
And where did he get the chips idea? oh yea, poker. And I
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Re: Dabo didn't come up with "All In"***
allorangeallthetime52®
He's got on a more modernized version of the Danny Ford hat
ArmyRanger28®
Re: He's got on a more modernized version of the Danny Ford hat
CUalum79ALLn65®
They wore them last year
boricuatiger
Re: They wore them last year
cu85tiger®
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
knowitall
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
allorangeallthetime52®
Dabo was far from original with "All In". It was corny to
deleted
No... He would be ripping of Al Davis..Try again***
boricuatiger
learn to read and comprehend. I didn't write Dabo should
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Re: learn to read and comprehend. I didn't write Dabo should
CEthan
Re: learn to read and comprehend. I didn't write Dabo should
bmoretiger
Re: learn to read and comprehend. I didn't write Dabo should
rovers
Re: learn to read and comprehend. I didn't write Dabo should
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read and comprehend this...
talegater
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
Boogity8
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
ecsguru®
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
insanetigerfan08
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
Imbleedinorange
People are tired of slogans. It has been done to death***
Chris8484
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
Boogity8
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
allorangeallthetime52®
Alas, as Solomon said in Ecclesiastes...
RevDodd®
Stop Dreaming and just beat Troy***
NCTiger8
I cannot express how happy I am we have a new slogan...
Cdixon11
I'm sticking with "Just Win, BABY!"***
FootballFan36
Doesn't matter. Gene Chizik will pick it up in about a week.***
mrorange
Re: Doesn't matter. Gene Chizik will pick it up in about a week.***
TerrierFans
Re: One Team. One Dream.One Clemson.
waterboy24
Blah, blah, blah. blah, blah........
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Might as well have gone ahead and made it a hikau.
BillgoCU
Re: Might as well have gone ahead and made it a hikau.
nkickha
Coots counter with a new motto....
Ihopehedo
Re: Coots counter with a new motto....
bmoretiger
^^^^^should know useless when he(?) sees it
David78®
I'm just happy...
tiger6
My dream
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