Bill would require SC, Clemson to play in football


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From The State:

USC and Clemson will be required – by state law – to continue their annual football matchup in perpetuity if one lawmaker has his way.

State Rep. Nathan Ballentine, R-Lexington, has introduced a proposal, to be considered by a panel of House members Wednesday, to require the two teams to continue their annual face-off, college football’s second-longest consecutively played rivalry in the nation. The teams have met 103 consecutive years.

With both the Southeastern Conference, to which USC belongs, and the Atlantic Coast Conference, to which Clemson belongs, adding teams this year, Ballentine and some other fans are worried that scheduling conflicts could mean no more USC-Clemson matchups.

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spacer Football Update: Bill would require SC, Clemson to play in football
Crump®
spacer I assume the Coots are going to try and go out on top by
acevans®
spacer Ridiculous
Fluxus
spacer No kidding.
flyingtigerfan®
spacer I'm with you on this. Don't worry about CU vs USuC football
Yiggy
spacer Will Texas play TX A&M this year in football?
Buffalo Creek Tiger
spacer Irrelevant, both of those were in-conf. rivalries.
dhibbit
spacer No to UT vs. TAMU
bobcobb22
spacer Re: Ridiculous
jrconnolly
spacer not that ridiculous if we go to 16 team leagues
tigertrain®
spacer so who goes to jail if we dont play?***
Yzracer48
spacer If it's the players will Usuks be served concurrently with
Tigerpaw53®
spacer Re: If it's the players will Usuks be served concurrently with
Dugatiger®
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tigergirl
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footballmanager
spacer I think that's where the confusion over the existance of a
hartins®
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CUTIGERTIM®
spacer As Tigergirl said, I, also, thought there was a law already
hartins®
spacer I think the previous law folks have referred to had
tigerzeye
spacer Re: As Tigergirl said, I, also, thought there was a law already
CUTIGERTIM®
spacer Is this what people mean by Big Government?***
ClawJr
spacer I don't suppose it would do any good to await
tigrjm76®
spacer I didn't TD or trash you, Tigrjim76, even though I, too,
hartins®
spacer wasn't talking about you Hartins.....this was
tigrjm76®
spacer I thought there was already a law on the books like this
74TIGER
spacer What fans are worried that we won't play each other?
tigeringvegas
spacer If this law passes, I would hope both schools would seek
deleted
spacer for once, a chicken makes an excellent point on TNet....
tigrjm76®
spacer I partly agree, but on the other hand, should the programs
GWPTiger®
spacer post was done tongue in cheek...no way the state would
deleted
spacer Good point, again a slippery slope***
GWPTiger®
spacer what an idiot***
dgjtig
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Spencerbane
spacer This is absurd...
TotalTeeTiger®
spacer Re: This is absurd... I just called
rbrugger
spacer You're missing the big picture, but continue to be
TotalTeeTiger®
spacer This is silly. NO way these teams dont play every year***
ClemsonJDMJr
spacer I'm sure Texas and Texas A&M said that 10 years ago***
IPTAY FAMILY
spacer Re: I'm sure Texas and Texas A&M said that 10 years ago***
ClemsonJDMJr
spacer Great point but people are going to believe what they
truetiger1998
spacer You mean like Nebraska/OU or Kansas/MO
TX Tiger®
spacer Seems like a save USC bill
IPTAY FAMILY
spacer That's nice and all, but don't they have more important
o2bnclemson
spacer Brasky?***
CS02
spacer Wish he was AS motivated to restore historical funding.***
Tropical
spacer This is funny because I've heard so many people brag
truetiger1998
spacer I really couldn't care less if we stopped playing them.
SeattleTiger
spacer Our tax dollars at work. You would think with so many people
Ridge Creek
spacer Let's pass a law....
highcotton
spacer This is a law both repubs and dems...
tigerking79
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CUTIGERTIM®
spacer More worried that the annual revenue leaves the state......
TS_Tiger®
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shellac23
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