ACC coaches talk anonymously about Clemson


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ACC coaches talk anonymously about Clemson

Athlon got coaches in the ACC to talk anonymously about their opponents. Below is what the coaches had to say about Clemson.

“Everyone is going to start with the Orange Bowl blowout. How in the world do you give up 70 points — in a football game? I think (Dabo) Swinney actually can use that game as a positive this year. Obviously it will be a major source of motivation, and he’ll certainly have to spin it the right way or the Tigers could regress this season.

Don’t feel too bad for Swinney: He’s gonna be just fine, especially with what he has back on offense. By no means is quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS Jr. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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an unknown, but I really think he’s still vastly underrated. A terrific dual-threat that continues to get better and better and better.

Wide receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
So. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 200
Fort Myers, FL

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was a beast last year. It’s scary to think how much better he can get. With Watkins and DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#6 6-1, 200
Central, SC

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, Clemson’s got two of the nation’s top receiving threats. And don’t forget about running back Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
RS Sr. Running Back
#23 5-10, 190
Moncks Corner, SC

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. The Tigers have some serious talent on the offensive side of the ball.

The defense had some issues last year, surrendering a ton of points late in the regular season. New coordinator Brent Venables needs to have an immediate impact.

The sad thing for Clemson is last year’s 8–0 start seems like it was five years ago. Has a conference championship ever felt so dissatisfying?"

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spacer football Update: ACC coaches talk anonymously about Clemson
B-Meist®
spacer I think that last quote came from TNet not a coach***
BentZero
spacer I'm guessing it was Jumbo Fisher or Frank Creamer***
orangetiger77
spacer Re: I'm guessing it was Jumbo Fisher or Frank Creamer***
armsb
spacer Re: I think that last quote came from TNet not a coach***
emincey
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Pa Tiger
spacer Anonymity. It's a hard concept for some.***
SwimminTiger®
spacer ^^^Didn't read title of article^^^***
BentZero
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clemsonsportjunkie
spacer I don't consider him a runner,but he will get that tough 2-3
gripitnripit
spacer Re: I don't consider him a runner,but he will get that tough 2-3
clemsonsportjunkie
spacer No he wasn't
PenthouseTiger
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grover173
spacer Either consciously or unconsciously, we've been cautious ...
apextiger®
spacer He is a runner in the Big Ben mode
kfast600
spacer Boyd has never been a typical dual-threat QB. He is not a
Smiling Tiger®
spacer Re: Boyd has never been a typical dual-threat QB. He is not a
clemsonsportjunkie
spacer From Scout . . .
Smiling Tiger®
spacer It seems like I remember TB saying he was going to try
orangetiger77
spacer The recruiting guys always said Boyd was NOT a runner. That
Caddie
spacer Re: The recruiting guys always said Boyd was NOT a runner. That
Detigs
spacer Re: The recruiting guys always said Boyd was NOT a runner. That
armsb
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PenthouseTiger
spacer ACC Championship does feel like forever ago
OhEightLee
spacer I really don't know what to say about the OB.
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer Never happened!
ClemKWA
spacer I'm surprised
PenthouseTiger
spacer One comment on the coach's opinions.
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer Wake's coach knows too.
ClemKWA
spacer The sad thing for Clemson is last year’s 8–0 start seems
AllTimeClemson
spacer What did that asshat win?***
RC Tiger
spacer The last one sounds like one of us said it.
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