Clemson ranked in ESPN's Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25


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Clemson is ranked #6 in ESPN's Way-Too-Early Top 25 Rankings after signing day. The Tigers dropped one spot (#5 in last Way-Too-Early Top 25) behind only Alabama, Florida State, USC, Ohio State, and Penn State.

"After losing a boatload of offensive playmakers to the NFL draft, including quarterback Watson, tailback Gallman and receivers Scott and Williams, the defending national champions had some work to do on the recruiting trail," ESPN said. "Coach Dabo Swinney and his staff responded with a third straight top-10 class, which includes No. 1 pocket passer Hunter Johnson, No. 2 wide receiver Tee Higgins and No. 12 receiver Amari Rodgers. The Tigers also lost two respected defensive line coaches; tackles coach Dan Brooks retired and ends coach Marion Hobby left for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. Swinney hired Jacksonville State's Todd Bates to coach the defensive line, and former Georgia high school coach Mickey Conn was hired as safeties coach."

The full ESPN Top 25 rankings were Alabama, Florida State, USC, Ohio State, Penn State, Clemson, Washington, Oklahoma, LSU, Oklahoma State, Auburn, Wisconsin, Georgia, Michigan, Stanford, Miami, Kansas State, Louisville, Colorado, USF, Washington State, West Virginia, Texas, Boise State, and Virginia Tech.

Clemson will start their 2017 regular season against Kent State on Saturday, September 2 at home.

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FB Update: Clemson ranked in ESPN's Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25
TigerNet News
my favorite thing about these kind of polls
franc1968®
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MaukaTiger®
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Superman56
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clemson2003
Their QB is pretty darn awesome
think2x
Re: Their QB is pretty darn awesome
ddclemson
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CUallintiger1®
Any Poll That Has OSU Ranked Ahead of Clemson is Stupid
morbidtiger®
Re: Any Poll That Has OSU Ranked Ahead of Clemson is Stupid
clemson2003
Had they had to have played Clemson Urban would be 0-3
morbidtiger®
Re: Any Poll That Has OSU Ranked Ahead of Clemson is Stupid
ddclemson
I know. I mean, he's only won 3 NCs.***
josephg®
Nice sarcasm***
ClemBert®
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tigernation2000
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clemson2003
Re: FB Update: Clemson ranked in ESPN's Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25
ddclemson
Re: FB Update: Clemson ranked in ESPN's Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25
moodytiger
All the polls are laughable...never close at season's end...
ClemBert®
Nice sarcasm.***
josephg®
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tmac9wr
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ddclemson
FSU is ranked so high precisely because we lose DW4
TheRawPaw®
In a "way too early preseason poll"
charlotteobserver2662
Plain Bull$hit - we win the Natty
mpietropaolo
Plenty of respect. #6 without DW4.***
josephg®
Ranked us #6? Unbelievable. So much hate they have for us
ninetytwotiger®
We always finish higher than where we started even when
Neal in NC®

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