Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game


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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talked to reporters after his team's 19-13 win on Saturday night and he discussed various topics including going for it on fourth and four on the 23-yard line instead of trying a field goal that could have put Clemson up nine points late in the fourth quarter.

"I played the odds and I wanted to put it in the hands of our defense," Swinney said. "If they [Auburn] march down the field with 40 seconds and no timeouts I'm going to go down and shake their hand and say great job."

Clemson defensive back Jadar Johnson knocked down Auburn's hail mary attempt as Clemson escaped with the road victory.

The Tigers won their 40th straight game against an unranked opponent.

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FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
TigerNet News
Love Dabo but that's a bogus answer.***
TheSecondComing17®
Re: Love Dabo but that's a bogus answer.***
CUNo1Fan
Re: Love Dabo but that's a bogus answer.***
Orangedawn
I think ^^this is the winner.***
Sea Bowling
Re: I think ^^this is the winner.***
Orangedawn
Cost me $1k. Not real pleased with the decision.***
Surf Cat®
Re: Cost me $1k. Not real pleased with the decision.***
orange24®
Re: Cost me $1k. Not real pleased with the decision.***
Dugatiger®
You gave up more than a TD on the road in the 1st game
ClemsonPoker489®
Re: You gave up more than a TD on the road in the 1st game
Surf Cat®
Re: You gave up more than a TD on the road in the 1st game
Surf Cat®
Stay away from the marquee games on opening weekend
ClemsonPoker489®
Run clock, kick FG... that's the call.***
Sea Bowling
Re: You gave up more than a TD on the road in the 1st game
Tiger_Tillman
Why would you bet on a game involving Auburn?
SquishyWaffle
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
Wildlifer
Agree %100 *
NBaldwin
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AirTiger
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Orangedawn
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AirTiger
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
Orangedawn
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Wildlifer
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Orangedawn
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
allorangeallthetime52®
And it's not like we have a rookie kicker.***
Clemson656
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
allorangeallthetime52®
I can remember 2 just last year...
tigeringvegas
Re: I can remember 2 just last year...
jdtiger98
You don't have to think TD. There were 40 seconds left
tigeringvegas
and let me be clear, I'm saying just a blocked FG not
tigeringvegas
Re: You don't have to think TD. There were 40 seconds left
jdtiger98
Re: I can remember 2 just last year...
tigerinaiken®
NO, his decision was based on FEAR.
marklee
here are the odds of blocking a fg....
cutiger250®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
Dugatiger®
I think he just got caught up in the moment and didn't think
jbrock11®
Re: I think he just got caught up in the moment and didn't think
apextiger®
Re: I think he just got caught up in the moment and didn't think
AirTiger
Completely different situations
cornstock®
Re: Completely different situations
Jttiger97
Re: Completely different situations
ancientorange
Re: Completely different situations
allorangeallthetime52®
The reason he remembers that is b/c it's an exception . . .
mrmatt
Re: I think he just got caught up in the moment and didn't think
tigersnake1954®
Re: I think he just got caught up in the moment and didn't think
COTIGER1
I agree that is exactly what happened. Not kicking it there
Amater®
yep. I think that's the real answer
T_I_P
I disagree . . .
mrmatt
cmon Dabo you could put the game away and not sweat the last
tigeron®
In hind sight, I think he should have kicked it too, but
apextiger®
And who called that?
Clemson656
Re: And who called that?
allorangeallthetime52®
Re: In hind sight, I think he should have kicked it too, but
spoon501
Re: cmon Dabo you could put the game away and not sweat the last
lfatboy®
Re: cmon Dabo you could put the game away and not sweat the last
97TigerPaw
What odds are we talking about exactly?
stanggt5pt0
I can only guess the odds of converting the fourth down
cornstock®
Another reason...
Clemson656
Re: Another reason...
AirTiger
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
gripitnripit
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gripitnripit
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greene
Is there something else going on here?
PAWsitively AllIn
This means he doesn't trust Huegel at all.***
Tiger Woods
can't say I blame him...I don't and Dabo has seen him more
CM Shack
He kicked 32 FGs last year and missed 4.
Clemson656
he missed 50% of his XP attempts tonight though***
CM Shack
It happened...just as many other things.***
Clemson656
Re: This means he doesn't trust Huegel at all.***
dabrian®
Re: This means he doesn't trust Huegel at all.***
robbensdale®
Re: This means he doesn't trust Huegel at all.***
PAWsitively AllIn
GARBAGE
tigerfan5377®
Um, a PAT from the 3 yard line is a chip shot, that we
tigerband1®
The problem I had with it was if you're going to go
josephg®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
dkmoore1975
Wow, imagine that, putting it in the hands of BV's boys...
deadsolidperfect
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
njones63®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
njones63®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
orangeblood50
Clock management and making sure it was communicated to the
Sea Bowling
Bump for the 1:41 AM crowd...***
deadsolidperfect
is the snapper new? He almost snapped it over Seth Ryan's head
El Tigre 1
Re: is the snapper new? He almost snapped it over Seth Ryan's head
njones63®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
PAWsitively AllIn
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
allorangeallthetime52®
Bump for the 1:47 AM crowd...***
deadsolidperfect
That was a CYA answer....
cutiger250®
Better answer would be, "I kick it, go up by 9, and now is impossible to lose."***
Brady
Bump for the 2:09 AM crowd...***
deadsolidperfect
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
RMHTIGER
A complete blunder, plain and simple.
Tiger_Tillman
Foolish
Moonshiner®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
lhaselden
Dabo lacked confidence in long snapper
PolkHighBundy
"I had a brain #art..."- Dabo***
SOLOS®
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
Cryptidcat
I love Dabo, but he just had a brain cramp on that one.***
surroundedtiger
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
PAWsitively AllIn
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garrick3270
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big monk
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
NewTigerEra
Re: FB Update: Dabo Swinney on not kicking the FG at end of game
njones63®
bump for the 12:07 crowd***
Snowtown®
Gallman had the brain fart!
CaptainB1
If Auburn would have gone down and scored, this would be considered
Brady
Re: FB Update: Poor decision Dabo but...
damojav1

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