Clemson will visit White House in June


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1981 Clemson Tigers football team and Strom Thurmond visited the Oval Office in January 1982. (Photo: William Fitz-Patrick)

The 2016 National Championship Clemson football team will visit the White House on June 12, TigerNet.com has confirmed. It will be the first visit to the White House for the football team since the 1981 National Champion Tigers visited Ronald Reagan after beating Nebraska in the 1982 Orange Bowl.

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney visited the White House as a member of Alabama's title team in 1992.

"I got a chance to do it when I was a player in 1992. We went to the White House, and Bill Clinton had just been elected. What a neat experience that was," Swinney said recently on Mark Packer's radio show, "We went to the Capitol. We got to see the White House in a way that very few people get to see it. It was a great experience."

He said there was little doubt he wanted his team to have the same experience, and he can't wait for the trip to happen.

"Absolutely, we’re going to provide our team and staff that opportunity. If somebody doesn’t want to go, don’t go, but I’m going," he said. "I’m fired up about it. I can’t wait to take the Clemson Tigers to D.C. as the national champions."


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Tiger Michael
I know it's tradition....
casperasop1
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tiger67
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casperasop1
Brady had a good excuse, so...***
Noodle
I thought that was deemed to be fake news
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I think it was 5.***
RenegadeTiger®
Brady missed it to be with his cancer-stricken mom
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Tiger Michael
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casperasop1
There really shouldn't be any decision to make.
Noodle
Re: There really shouldn't be any decision to make.
HunterClemsonTigers
Re: I know it's tradition....
armsb
Go.....don't go
TennesseeLadyTiger
Re: Go.....don't go
Tiger Michael
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Forever Clemson®
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Clemalum07®
This ^^^
TigerNotAtGT
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lowspark84
Very helpful and
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speedracer®
you mean the media is mostly a bunch of whiny liberals?***
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lhaselden
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Tiger Michael
What about those of us who are NOT Liberal...
walrus
Re: What about those of us who are NOT Liberal...
76clemson
Some people in this country have the problem of thinking..
walrus
Re: Some people in this country have the problem of thinking..
76clemson
Correct answer.***
Tiger5
Yep!, alternative facts at work..
walrus
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Tiger5
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hoppercats2
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armsb
since their livelihood is based on politics as usual, they should be scared
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76clemson
I'm a Christian and I pray where I want to but..
walrus
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lhaselden
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lhaselden
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lhaselden
Meeting the President of the United States is a lose lose situation?
tigerdrummer®
Re: Meeting the President of the United States is a lose lose situation?
casperasop1
To each their own. I don't care what the individual players
tigerdrummer®
Re: Meeting the President of the United States is a lose lose situation?
LemonTiger
Re: Meeting the President of the United States is a lose lose situation?
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Re: I know it's tradition....
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I would have been first in line to meet Obama if given the
tigerdrummer®
>>>This<<<<***
Gmurra999®
That is stupid. This is FOOBALL, not POLITICS!***
Tiger5
So, if someone visits the White House, that means they agree
joeyb®
I doubt he sees how silly that is in the least.***
ShawnC
Good God millennials suck
ShawnC
Re: Good God millennials suck
lhaselden
You sound like a whiny liberal coot***
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Re: I know it's tradition....
lhaselden
nothing tough about it. Being invited to the whitehouse
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"Don't assassinate Trump!
tigerdrummer®
they hated Reagan too
scooter
Re: they hated Reagan too
Tigerbalm1®
Won the Cold War.***
tigerdrummer®
don't argue with the smart folks
scooter
The last thing we need
CU2013®
Good grief!
ZeeGantt®
Awesome...what a neat experience...will seniors from last
ClemsonSCTiger
Obviously, GO!
Fluxus
Re: Obviously, GO!
Tiger Michael
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Coren77®
"People have been hearing a lot about Clemson lately...
TigerNotAtGT
Forgot to put this on...
TigerNotAtGT
There is another issue here...
walrus
of course it will
scooter
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tgemas
Yeah right! Have a nice day!!!!
walrus
Lol
Ucel74
Need some Russian connections to have full access - anyone?***
tigeron®
There will be a number of players who refuse to go.
CoolBreeze864
Sad that people are so wrapped up in themselves
Tiggity®

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