Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL


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Dabo Swinney talked about various topics in his post game press conference after the South Carolina win including Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
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's play and the fact that Watson played the entire Palmetto Bowl with a torn ACL.

"Watson is a mental and genetic freak. I don't know what else to say," Swinney said.

On Thursday before Georgia State, Watson worked on a drill and went down. On Friday, they did a MRI and he had a torn ACL.

He said they thought about doing surgery and got many opinions on it. They got back to practice and he looked unbelievable.

Swinney said that Danny Poole and Dr. Bowman did an incredible job. Basically the brace was his ACL. He played the whole game with a torn ACL. The only issue he had today was that the brace was so tight that his calf was going to sleep.

Swinney said that he is going to have surgery after the bowl game. "What an unbelievable performance we just witnessed," Swinney said. "As of now, Watson will play in the bowl game."

Swinney went on to say that he watched him all week in practice and couldn't believe what he was seeing. Former Clemson quarterback Mike Eppley played a whole season with a torn ACL.

Watson didn't have any pain this week. "Hats off to Deshaun for putting in the work and our staff getting him ready to play," Swinney said.

Note - Tajh Boyd played four games in high school with a torn ACL.

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FB Update: Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL
TigerNet News
just let him get the surgery now..
tgrfan42069
Let Stoudt lose the bowl game for us
Marshall®
exaclty..the bowl is irrelevant ..
tgrfan42069
What a classy cheap shot..
Watcher®
Re: What a classy cheap shot..
theclash®
Re: What a classy cheap shot..
BlackFriar
Re: What a classy cheap shot..
ruatiger®
Re: What a classy cheap shot..
ruatiger®
It's actually pretty important for preseason rankings next year***
camcgee®
If they can't see where we should be ranked with a healthy
Tall_Tiger_Two
Re: It's actually pretty important for preseason rankings next year***
ptctiger93
The committee doesn't make their poll until like week 6***
clemsongt
Re: The committee doesn't make their poll until like week 6***
ruatiger®
Re: It's actually pretty important for preseason rankings next year***
Ginger_Ninja
A True Warrior
pwr333®
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Clemsonfan1851®
Wait, what?***
CU2013®
DAYUM! The coots are not gonna like this...***
TonyTiger®
Why not have surgery sooner?***
NC_Orange
I am in AWE here...
jsebe10®
Re: I am in AWE here...
ninetytwotiger®
He is the future...***
dw1959®
That makes the 10 yd sprint he did
jmw_clemson
A real warrior in deshaun
MB93Tiger®
Re: A real warrior in deshaun
Clemsonhitter®
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CUZ28
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CUZ28
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RayHartFordTiger
he's Tiger Woods!***
josephg®
Re: he's Tiger Woods!***
Tiger Woods
ARE YOU FREAKIN' KIDDING ME!!!!
RunJumpCatch
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RayHartFordTiger
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COTIGER1
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truefannmw
Dude what the ####
CuTigers835®
He needs the surgery...NOW!
TigerFanX2000
The Legend of DW4 Continues...
Tiger4Life1995
A one legged man CAN win an ### kicking contest!
Boogs
If it's DW and...
ArmyMedicalRecruiter
This is my favorite post ever read on TigerNet!!!!!!!!!***
tigerinlosangeles®
Re: FB Update: Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL
Cryptidcat
Just Get Deshaun Healthy....Thats More Important >>>
Xander5000
are you flipping kidding me?!
thompson_creek_tiger®
Re: are you flipping kidding me?!
thebravetiger®
Re: are you flipping kidding me?!
tiggerz04®
get over yourselve armchair dr, let me guess you stayed
jgtiger
Re: are you flipping kidding me?!
ruatiger®
they also released an X-ray of the knee. Here is a copy.
jtiger99
Bahahahahaha!.
tigerberg
Even if he can't injure it any further.
ROBOKIRK
no need to compensate
grouchingtiger®
Re: they also released an X-ray of the knee. Here is a copy.
christiegofor
New nickname "Tripod"!*****
Watcher®
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crawdad64
next season
cbiesold
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tigerfan22334®
You need to hear what the doctors say, not tigernetters.
Tiger5
Re: FB Update: Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL
ziggy_1118
It's a total tear, that's why he played
tigeringvegas
Re: FB Update: Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL
ptctiger93
News Flash----We won and Chad says bye.***
Tiger5
Dang! We got Doctors and Coaches all on one thread!
mikeyT®
Re: Dang! We got Doctors and Coaches all on one thread!
ClemsonPenguins
Just let them b!tch. Coots are desperately holding onto how
The hillbilly beater®
WHINING COOTS
clemsonblood
Re: FB Update: Watson beats Gamecocks with a torn ACL
sonoftiger57
How many in-state recruits do you think your coots will lose
David78®

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