Swinney fired up after another Clemsoning question


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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney discussed various topics on Wednesday during his time on the weekly ACC media teleconference and he had to respond to another media question about the term "Clemsoning."

Gene Frenette from the Florida Times-Union proposed the following question to Swinney.

"Coach Swinney I am sure you have made reference to it in the past to what is obviously a derisive term when people use the term Clemsoning," Frenette said. "Given this is probably going to be your fifth straight 10 win season, you have an ACC Championship in your hip pocket. Do you think that term should be passe or do you think it is going to require another win over Florida State for any anti-Clemson faction to get rid of that term from their vocabulary?"

Swinney did not mince words about his frustrations with the question and the timing shortly after his team was labeled the nation's top team in the first College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night.

"The last thing I am worried about is some anti-Clemson faction," Swinney said. "It's really a shame you asked me the question. If Florida State beats us this week it just means they are better than us. It means they made more plays than us. There is no shame in losing a ballgame. I don't know why yourself and other people out there have to ask these questions that hold us to a higher standard. We are proud of who we are and how we have done things. So let's move on to another question. We are focused on beating Florida State. We are not worried about some Anti-Clemson (faction). I don't know why people keep asking questions like this. Next question."


Here is what happened last month when a reporter asked Swinney about Clemsoning:

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lfatboy®
We Clemsoned the snot out of Miami***
blackrivertiger®
Time To Blow Up His Twitter Account: Link
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Re: Time To Blow Up His Twitter Account: Link
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Re: Time To Blow Up His Twitter Account: Link
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Re: Time To Blow Up His Twitter Account: Link
bloodrunsorange63®
Re: Time To Blow Up His Twitter Account: Link
OneJedi
"Dumb@**ing"
NorthAlabamaTiger
Re: "Dumb@**ing"
allorangeallthetime52®
What an ignant kweshion. Good! Make them mad!***
ColaTownTiger
Dabo gonna go all Mike Gundy and Jim Mora on somebody!***
BigAl31®
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Ridgeland Booster
Re: Nice!***
EBITDA
Classic type of question
tiger_thom®
From now on, CDS's response to any question regarding that
crunkstar
Re: From now on, CDS's response to any question regarding that
Wytiger
Re: From now on, CDS's response to any question regarding that
RFloyd90®
^^^THIS!^^^
TigerHawk76®
exactly!***
tigrrfan
Re: Classic type of question
NYTiger88
about ########## I believed that FSU
Snappin Tigers®
I love our coach! Perfect response to a stupid question.***
Clem_Alumn
Re: I love our coach! Perfect response to a stupid question.***
turfman
What a dumb question. ******
Swarley
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Uncle Bill®
Better he should ask the other 53 teams ...
RevDodd®
Sports writer trying to get his name on espn...
Memphis Tiger®
I don't know about you guys but I think this gives us even
tiger5by5®
It is a good way to keep 18 to 22 years olds fired up
Iwantthe80sback
Unfortunatly the term is not going to disappear
Iwantthe80sback
Re: Unfortunatly the term is not going to disappear
cutiger_82®
We are already alone with our own definition
Neal in NC®
Xactly... Transform the connotation... A Natty would do it..***
SOLOS®
Re: Unfortunatly the term is not going to disappear
bloodrunsorange63®
It's like Bigfoot or Loch Ness Monster
jdtiger98
Great analogy. It does tend to speak to the ignorance
Iwantthe80sback
Uncalled for-He's lucky that Dabo doesn't have the Spurrier
TigerzzRoar®
Dumba$$ reporter simply trying to get a rise out of Dabo***
BigCUFan®
I hope he's asked about it every week and let the players
Tiger Woods
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OwRhAiNtGeE
Dabo's response should be
Dugatiger®
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MaukaTiger®
Here is Frenette's
TeachingTiger13®
My email
TeachingTiger13®
My response was similar
Neal in NC®
Nice.......suttle, but to the point
Iwantthe80sback
TMML***
cutigerbob®
Nailed it!***
Clemson13
Point for the phrase
colberttiger
Re: My email
benc843®
Re: My email
TeachingTiger13®
He actually emailed back
TeachingTiger13®
And phone number***
benc843®
Well.... We Are At A Higher Standard ----
Xander5000
We could win the NC this year & next, get upset in a 2017
longtallsam®
Best thing that could've ever happened...
TahoeTiger
Re: Best thing that could've ever happened...
fencebusters®
I wish Dabo would just ignore the question from now on.
Completely Solid Orange®
I blame Jesse Palmer
TooterTownTiger
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rivercat
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rivercat
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rivercat
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I bleed orange
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gootigers®

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