Clemson coach Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney Head Coach View Full Profile joined the Tim Brando Show on Friday in the lead-up to Saturday's game against Auburn. Here are some of the topics covered:
Last year's win over Auburn: "That was a huge, huge ballgame and gave us a lot of early momentum early in the season. I don't have any doubt played a big part in us going out and winning the conference for the first time in 20 years."
The suspension of wide receiver Sammy Watkins: "He's obviously a great player. I don't think any one guy is going to replace Sammy. We're certainly a better team with Sammy Watkins. I'm not going to pretend that we're not."
New defensive coordinator Brent VenablesBrent Venables Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers View Full Profile: "He brings a ton of energy every single day. He's got a hard edge to him, a ton of knowledge, has brought in a bunch of new ideas."