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The questions will surround the Clemson offense until the Tigers can start proving doubters wrong in September.
The questions will surround the Clemson offense until the Tigers can start proving doubters wrong in September.

Anonymous ACC coaches knock Clemson offense, recruiting


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Athlon Sports released its annual anonymous coach reports from the ACC this week and there were some pointed comments about the Tigers coming off of last year's 10-3 campaign.

After a No. 99 finish in total offense and No. 82 finish in scoring, the offense was an easy target.

"I don't think the QB is a great player. They thought he was when Trevor [Lawrence] was out against Notre Dame," one coach said, "and maybe that fooled them? It's not out of the question that they change guys. They're also not as good around him. They haven't evaluated as well at OL like other positions."

"The receivers have fallen off; when they were really rolling and winning nattys, that position flat-out scared you. Now they're league average, same as at running back."

On the recruiting front, another coach said that Clemson's national title days may be behind them.

"They're not recruiting like they have. There's also a giant difference between NIL in the ACC and the Big Ten and SEC," a coach told Athlon. "Are they beating Alabama and those guys from here on out? They're still the best program in this league, but they've never had as many questions moving forward. This is the start of the next era for them, and it's possible they're not a national title winner anymore."

Looking ahead to Labor Day opponent Georgia Tech, there is a much bleaker outlook.

"Honestly, it's almost impossible to see a way in which Geoff Collins survives this season. Every good player on defense is gone or in the portal. The best player they've recruited is going to be starting at Alabama. They have a conference schedule that's tough on its own and a non-conference slate that looks like it was designed to get this guy fired."

"They've recruited a bunch of guys that other staffs think are overrated. That's fine, you have differences in evaluations, but they aren't a development program either."

NC State had some positive outlooks, but there are still doubts about the team with the second-most ACC title nods from the media.

"Overall, they're a more talented team and a deeper one than probably any other time in their history with Doeren," an ACC coach said. "The issue now is expectations. This program seems cursed when everyone pays attention. They're going to have eyes on them immediately. Leary could take them to a division title if he's healthy."

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spacer league average? anonymous? winning nattys?
RunJumpCatch®
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swampdonkey®
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swampdonkey®
spacer How many of the league's coaches wish they had Clemson's
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spacer Do they use bulletin boards anymore? If not, build one and
Tigersense®
spacer They have laptops
under11par®
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jarheadtiger®
spacer Not if Dave Doeren can help it.***
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spacer Oh I bet you Dabo
a7xgates®
spacer Can't argue with the digs on QB, WR, and OL... BUT
81TigerS16
spacer Well, this anonymous poster says ...
DueWest
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Valley Boy
spacer Exactly. Kinda funny seeing all the feathers this article riled up.
nkickha
spacer TNET: Anonymous ACC coaches are mostly right.***
Obed®
spacer With the exception of the RB room, what are they wrong
CM Shack®
spacer That's the problem, many people here can't be objective
Judge Keller®
spacer I agree w/ you, except when their objectivity is wrong
smitty1959®
spacer Now do the non-RB comments?
RC Tiger®
spacer Re: That's the problem, many people here can't be objective
wewillROCKyou
spacer if you think Clemson football is league average
under11par®
spacer Re: With the exception of the RB room, what are they wrong
RunJumpCatch®
spacer Our RB's have promise, most definitely.
Obed®
spacer Re: Our RB's have promise, most definitely.
RunJumpCatch®
spacer I'm not saying we don't, I'm just saying it's not some slam
Obed®
spacer What position does he play?***
Francis Marion®
spacer Scout team punter.***
Obed®
spacer Do you think he'd take a grey shirt?***
Francis Marion®
spacer Re: With the exception of the RB room, what are they wrong
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spacer Good Lord***
CM Shack®
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spacer LOL.***
Judge Keller®
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WeToDeep
spacer Where I think they are wrong:
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TwoNats®
spacer I hope we put up 50+ points against NCS...
pawsrule4evr®
spacer Hard to argue about the assessment of our QB, WRs, and OL.
Judge Keller®
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RunJumpCatch®
spacer False...
Francis Marion®
spacer Our WR and RB recruiting has absolutely fallen off
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spacer Is this claim based on research…
Francis Marion®
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tigerrag86
spacer Ok, let’s dive a little deeper into that…
Francis Marion®
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tigerrag86
spacer So is PJ Hall a recruiting bust for CBB?***
Francis Marion®
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ddclemson
spacer Not exactly...
Francis Marion®
spacer Yeah. Quite a bit of premature denunciation of our
wildblulou®
spacer Exactly...
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spacer If that’s how we are measuring…
Francis Marion®
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tigerrag86
spacer Wait...
Francis Marion®
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spacer Keep poking that bear, errr Tiger!***
kbtiger®
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spacer Looks like Todd Ellis was right...we're cycling out...
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spacer Nobody cares what Mike Norvell thinks.***
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spacer Al Golden will be hiring Norvell come mid-October…
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spacer Spot. The. Dang. Ball.***
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spacer Looking at last years results/squad, anonymous coach is mostly right.
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spacer What do you expect from the amount of injuries we had last season?
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spacer Dave Were Coming to Jam That Sad Gutless Commentary
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spacer It’s true. It’s dayum true.***
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