Swinney would love to play Georgia every year


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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney talked to the media after Friday's practice and discussed the several minor injuries on his football team.

"I have been on the record many times," Swinney said about future ACC scheduling. "I like the eight plus 2 for us. I think that is one of the reasons we have been able to grow our program because we have been able to go play people."

Swinney is not intimidated to play anyone from the SEC conference and would love to restart the traditional rivalry between Clemson and Georgia on a yearly basis.

"If it was up to me we would play Georgia every year because to me that makes sense. They are just down the road. There is a lot of tradition in that. You could get beat every year too, but I think for what we are trying to do within our conference and be able to step out and play Georgia and South Carolina every year that would be great. That's not where we are, but we try to keep the ability to go and play somebody you wouldn't normally see. Auburn is a great opponent. We played them what three years in a row at one point. I think we were supposed to play Ole Miss this year. That's stuff is done so far in advance and when Notre Dame came in all that stuff got changed, and we ended up with Auburn for two years following up Georgia for two years."

Swinney is always searching for compelling matchups that will benefit his program in the long run.

"I just like the fact we can step out of conference and obviously we are going to play South Carolina every year and be able to go and play somebody that kind of gives you a different feel outside your league that maybe you don't know as much about or see as often. I think that is a good measuring stick for you as a program....I think that is one of the things that has allowed us to build the culture of our program and mentality you have to have to win those type of games."

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FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
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Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
Cletiger10
I Want Another Shot At Mississippi St. ----
Xander5000
makes more sense than our obsession
T_I_P
Auburn is a historical rival as well
william
THIS^^^^^!!!
coronamav1
Re: THIS^^^^^!!!
lhaselden
I'd like to play them home and home every 5-8 years
soywaker®
A&M was a good H&H
coronamav1
You can forget Florida ever leaving Florida for a non
morris
Florida is an odd state in every
coronamav1
Yeah Florida is never playing anyone legit OOC aside from
TigersAndCubs
Re: Yeah Florida is never playing anyone legit OOC aside from
tlever
lets substitute uga for usuck
theclash®
They should drop GT and we should drop USCjr if the ACC and
jhoffma
I agree wholeheartedly.....
epifunny
Yep, I agree...
Starman57®
Just mentioned this same thing to a dawg coworker of mine
CASDM9901
Traditionalists? What?
william
Never mind
william
Re: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year- yep
74TIGER
Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
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Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
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Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
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Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
78VolTiger
let me explain this to you VolCoot
CASDM9901
Re: FB Update: Swinney would love to play Georgia every year
TWALEXA
I don't understand why Tennessee calls itself WRU.
Judge Keller
THUGA is starting over like the coots...
Bub
Jawga's new uniforms....
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