WATCH: Wofford coach reacts to 59-14 loss to Clemson


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Wofford head coach Josh Conklin spoke to the media following his team's 59-14 loss to Clemson on Saturday.

On the team continuing to play hard in the second half:

“Yeah, I mean we’re gonna fight, you know, our guys...that’s what we’re made of. I was excited just to see the way they kind of responded and just kept executing and… you know, anytime you face good competition it’ll help you I think as you move down the road.”

On what it was like for the team to play in front of 80,000 fans:

“Yeah, I mean, we didn’t expect anything really, coming in here. I mean we just wanted to play and execute and see if we could stay with them for awhile, which we couldn’t, and we were just kind of disappointed in our execution in the first half, but I think we responded in the right way after halftime.”

On what his message was to the team in the locker room:

“Well, we gotta get healed up a little bit, I mean, we got, we’re banged up. Um, you know, we’re beat up... They’re a good football team, and they’re big and they’re physical, so we’ve gotta get healthy, and we’ve got to get ready to get back into it next week.”

On if it is encouraging to know that all the team’s goals are in front of them:

“That’s exactly right, yeah, that’s exactly right.”

On the way his team continued to battle:

“I thought they played well, the second half, they played better [in] the second half. Executed well, better than they did the first half, which is what we wanted to see. I mean that’s what we’re made of...we’re fighters, that’s what we’re wanna do.”

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