An anonymous coach discusses his opinions of Clemson


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An anonymous coach discusses his opinions of Clemson

Sports Illustrated released its latest preseason preview article on Wednesday with an anonymous coach discussing Clemson and his honest opinion on the Tigers' style of play.

The anonymous coach agrees that everything on Clemson's offense starts with Heisman finalist Deshaun Watson and his true dual-threat abilities.

"It starts and ends with Deshaun Watson," anonymous coach said. "You have to limit his explosive plays by eliminating the run-pass options they use off the inside zone by being firm inside. You want Watson to carry the ball—then you’ve got to hit him. Passing wise, you’ve got to force him to play into the pocket because when he gets outside, he’s going to create big plays with his feet. You must do a great job with your rush-contain lanes and try to alter his sight angles."

However, he doesn't seem to be much of a fan of Clemson's highly regarded offensive line while single-handedly giving the Clemson O-line some fresh bulletin material.

"Watson’s got game-breaking weapons with [junior] running back Wayne Gallman and [junior] receivers Artavis Scott and Mike Williams," anonymous coach said. "[Senior tight end] Jordan Leggett won’t block anybody, but he can catch. The offensive line isn’t going to knock anybody off the ball."

The anonymous source also made the provocative claim that Clemson might be stealing signs from other schools.

"Defensive coordinator Brent Venables does a great job, but he’s late getting his calls in," anonymous coach said. "That’s because they’re probably as good as anybody at stealing signals, and Venables is waiting to see your offensive call. [Clemson declined to comment.] And because they’re so multiple on defense, they’re prone to being out of position. They’ll line up late, and you can get a guy running free."

If the opponent's signs are so vulnerable that teams can easily understand it during the contest, I think it's past due time for the school to introduce some new preventive measures.


Tags: Deshaun Watson, Mike Williams, Wayne Gallman, Jordan Leggett, Artavis Scott
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spacer Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
Tiger Woods
spacer Re: Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
tigerinaiken®
spacer Re: Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
littledenny37
spacer Re: Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Re: Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
tmac9wr
spacer Re: Stealing signs? LOL I hope we are!***
tmac9wr
spacer It's exactly why Clemson uses boards, changes the images
deadsolidperfect®
spacer Re: It's exactly why Clemson uses boards, changes the images
tmac9wr
spacer Best is the Standard!
tigerband1®
spacer LOL someone's certainly a little bitter***
Drobins
spacer Re: LOL someone's certainly a little bitter***
oldschtiger70
spacer Bulletin bored material, OLine--Let's destroy some DLs, and
lovingit®
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mdtwntiger
spacer Coach Johnson is that you again?
Tigerrag89®
spacer He ain't scared!***
tigerband1®
spacer Doubt it, as odd as it seems Dabo and PJ are pretty close
WALLACE
spacer I can only hope we are stealing teams off calls - they been
FLTiger87
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CUtimes2®
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oldschtiger70
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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer has to be tarhole coach or ga tech
ClemsonSCTiger
spacer Doubt GT. They don't signal in offensive play calls.
cdj001
spacer Re: ^^^^This***
Ridgeland Booster
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CUYankee
spacer The "anonymous" coach is quite obviously
cutigerbob®
spacer Hadn't thought of that, just being short
lovingit®
spacer Ha ha ... you used the term "short" in responding to bob.***
CUTiger1989®
spacer Re: Hadn't thought of that, just being short
allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Re: The "anonymous" coach is quite obviously
LUMPY D
spacer I smell Fedora*******
OrlandoTiger86
spacer Bob Stoops (err the anonymous coach) sounds a little bitter***
BigCUFan®
spacer Re: Bob Stoops (err the anonymous coach) sounds a little bitter***
Harley®
spacer Dear anonymous coach
under11par®
spacer "Anonymous" more than likely an old school coach.
cdj001
spacer It's this guy
MRTTMT
spacer Re: It's this guy
HunterClemsonTigers
spacer if it is Doeran
tbennett117
spacer Seems "getting the play in late" has some merit.
RC Tiger®
spacer Who cares since we are always at or near the top defensively
Tiger5
spacer Who cares?
RC Tiger®
spacer Re: Seems "getting the play in late" has some merit.
Rick James
spacer A confident coach
Ctigermae
spacer Re: A confident coach
tmac9wr
spacer And he is getting honest opinions on his honest
Tiger5
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boricuatiger
spacer Well, that gave it away...it's Fedora.
Tigerman1978
spacer Re: Well, that gave it away...it's Fedora.
EverettsNCTiger
spacer He is right on in regards to our D. You can go down the line
josephg®
spacer Re: He is right on in regards to our D. You can go down the line
oldschtiger70
spacer My money is on Jimbo... Butt hurt***
Gray Tiger
spacer Bottom Line - Everybody hates a winner. Haters gonna hate***
cutig1
spacer Re: Bottom Line - Everybody hates a winner. Haters gonna hate***
oldschtiger70
spacer An anonymous coach?
RevDodd®
spacer The hands look very feminine. I'm guessing Fedora.***
tiger_swimmer®
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Johnnyupstate
spacer List of culprits?
acevans®
spacer Re: List of culprits?
2000®
spacer Re: List of culprits?
TWALEXA
spacer This "anon" coach is nothing more than
RU4GOD2®
spacer Re: This "anon" coach is nothing more than
Tigerman1978
spacer Re: This "anon" coach is nothing more than
BrabbTiger22
spacer Re: Why heck yeah. Nothing more or nothing less.***
peanut
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GSCtiger
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Tigerman1978
spacer He has a point on Leggett and sometimes other receivers
cu1981fan
spacer Oh if we didn't have DW blah blah blah. You can say that for any team in the history of sports
Hi Cotton Tiger®
spacer Re: Oh if we didn't have DW blah blah blah. You can say that for any team in the history of sports
oldschtiger70
spacer Re: Oh if we didn't have DW blah blah blah. You can say that for any team in the history of sports
ddclemson
spacer Re: Fedora. No doubt about it.***
Ridgeland Booster
spacer He must coach for he Patriots! Sounds like he's talking from experience
BrabbTiger22
spacer I'm Lost.***
Xander5000
spacer i hate the anonymous coach.
freakgeek
spacer Sounds more like an anonymous SI Reporter
jtmansmann
spacer With all the staff that Saban has...
Southeasterntiger
spacer An obvious hit-job by someone who is butt-hurt and
Reckless96
spacer Sounds like a Petrino whine to me. someone is jealous***
Tigersmurf
spacer Dabo will find out who said it. Wait and see.***
ObiWan
spacer I have no doubt he ALREADY knows who it is!
Starman57®
spacer Anon Coach A.K.A. Paul Johnson***
dchinners
spacer Paul Johnson sends in plays with substitutions.***
Country Gentleman®
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fuzzyduck
spacer Sit on it, Jimbo***
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Dugatiger®
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