Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule


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Dabo Swinney on Clemson 2011 Schedule


“This is certainly the most challenging schedule since I have been at Clemson, including my time as an assistant. But, that is what you expect when you come to a program at this level. We accept the challenge.

“We have a string of games against outstanding programs in the first half of the schedule. First, we start the season against an outstanding Troy team that won eight games last year. They were among the top offenses in the nation and they ranked in the top 10 in the nation in sacks. Then we play Wofford, who won 10 games last year and they run an offense that is very difficult to defend.

“ I don’t know how many teams nationally have three straight games against FBS teams that won at least 10 games the previous year.
“ All Clemson fans will be excited to have the defending national champions come to Death Valley. It was a thrilling overtime game at Auburn last year and I know it will be a special environment at our place this year.

“Florida State and Virginia Tech back-to-back is a tall order to open the conference schedule. Clemson and Florida State are the last two Atlantic Division champions and Virginia Tech has won the ACC three of the last four years.

“And that is just the first five games.

“We are going to have improve on the road over last year. The five teams we play away from home won 44 combined games last year. Those will all be difficult places to play with sold out crowds.”

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Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule
Crump®
BULL$HIT cupcake; UNC get 12 days to prepare for VT,
WolfMan2
I'm no UNC fan
tiger_thom®
Re: I'm no UNC fan
jerseytiger1980
Often a team playing on a Thursday night game has a bye
tigertrain
It seems that the more competitve teams end up with
WolfMan2
Yes, but their schedule looks so easy in comparison. VT is
WolfMan2
Unless you are Clemson and after playing
NGATigr
Agreed.***
WolfMan2
Re: BULL$HIT cupcake; UNC get 12 days to prepare for VT,
Bryanttiger®
Correct***
BentZero
I say..Buckle your chinstraps and KICK some A$$
cu81grad
Agree and that goes for FSU as well b/c they lose Ponder.
Orange®
Re: BULL$HIT cupcake; UNC get 12 days to prepare for VT,
greene
Re: Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule
knowitall
Re: Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule
Knutz
Auburn, Fla St, and Va Tech all in a row
BlueHose
Auburn, Fla St, and Va Tech all in a row is ACC BS
tigertrain
Re: Auburn, Fla St, and Va Tech all in a row is ACC BS
gottigers81
over and under on the number of injuries after that 3 game
tigertrain
Re: Auburn, Fla St, and Va Tech all in a row is ACC BS
BlueHose
Re: That is tough, someone in the ACC doesn't like Clemson***
muse
Re: That is tough, someone in the ACC doesn't like Clemson***
Dugatiger®
Re: Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule
allorangeallthetime52®
You may be right about our current state, BUT
CubMD
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COTIGER1
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lcsaintsbaseball10
Re: Dabo Swinney on 2011 football schedule
ptong®
Cliffs Notes summary: WE GOT F'ING HOSED! Screw the ACC!***
PioneerG
Serious question, how'd we exactly get hosed by the ACC?
CubMD
I think it's the order and the home/away rotations that are
WolfMan2
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Bellatlair
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gamecock1
"We play a lot of horrible teams" would not go over well***
Chris8484
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Mr_C
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KoolAidJim
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SOLOS®
KoolAid is certainly an appropriate name for you.***
kbtiger®
Over/under is 7 wins***
jba6ch®
Re: Over/under is 7 wins***
SOLOS®
under***
kbtiger®

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