Doeren tries to clarify his comments on knocking Gallman out of the game


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Doeren tries to clarify his comments on knocking Gallman out of the game

NCSU head coach Dave Doeren was asked on the ACC teleconference on Wednesday to clarify his comments on his television show where he suggested that knocking Clemson running back Wayne Gallman out of the game was a priority.

"Well, first of all, we have a lot of respect for Wayne Gallman. He's a really good football player," Doeren said. "My comments came in response to a question about what we did well in the game and how physical we were, the fact that we had four takeaways and that we stopped the run. It had nothing to do with being excited about injuring another player. I feel like a lot of that was taken the wrong way. That's not something that we prioritize ever is injuring somebody, but we are a physical football team that take pride in playing the game in a physical way, and the play was not ruled a penalty. I'd like to remind people of that. They did review the play. They had an opportunity upstairs to buzz it, and they didn't do that."

A North Carolina State official reached out to TigerNet on Monday evening and shared the following about Doeren's comments towards Gallman's head injury.

"Coach Doeren's comments during his weekly television program were in the context of the overall physical play of the defense, as he also referenced having four takeaways, a pair of goal line stands and giving up just two plays of more than twenty yards," the official stated. "Coach [Doeren] has great respect for Wayne [Gallman] and publicly praised him leading into the game two weeks ago. We are glad Wayne is well and wish him and Clemson success the rest of the season."

Clemson star running back Wayne Gallman during Monday's media interviews stated that he thought North Carolina State's Dravious Wright was intentionally headhunting on the vicious hit.

"Yeah. Pretty much (hit was intentionally dirty). He didn't lead with his hands." Gallman said. "He just came with his head. I saw it everywhere. I wanted somebody that was in the game to hurt him if they could since I wasn't able to be in."

Swinney shared during his weekly press conference that Gallman will be ready to play against Florida State on Saturday night.


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TigerNet News
spacer Hey Dave, #### You. Try that sh!t again next year. Signed
ClemsonMike830
spacer That might work if
clemtiger14®
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TigerNick76
spacer That's just like Abe Lincoln used to do...
franc1968®
spacer You mean "Cankles" Clinton, right?
TonyTiger®
spacer ...even Hitler doesn't like Cankles...
TonyTiger®
spacer Re: That's just like Abe Lincoln used to do...
TigerTeacher
spacer Hey D o u c h e just because the refs did not say
ClemsonSCTiger
spacer Re: Hey D o u c h e just because the refs did not say
tigerag79
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Nosmelc_Sregit
spacer Anddddd, nope, nice try***
CubMD
spacer he was afraid the folks of the tigernets were gonna
freakgeek
spacer Wait.....wut?
ClemsonZJ
spacer Re: Wait.....wut?
allorangeallthetime52®
spacer gotta feeling he going to eating these words next year!***
lowspark84
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allorangeallthetime52®
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njones63®
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njones63®
spacer Translation: Dabo Called a told you what's coming next year***
CU_Tigers4life®
spacer The problem with saying stupid stuff on TV...
ChemETiger97
spacer no doubt Doeren has a little-boy complex towards Dabo...
epifunny
spacer OK good by me. Moving on but "revenge is best served cold."***
Tropical
spacer Good to see all those letters worked.***
Francis Marion®
spacer Just when you think he can't get dumber...
TigerTown
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acevans®
spacer Will Gallman be clarifying his comments as well?***
TigerStripes123
spacer If Gallman returns next year, he'll let his actions on the
wewillROCKyou
spacer Gallman's statement was perfectly clear ... so was Doeren's.
DueWest
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kingfisher
spacer Well said.***
7173TIGER®
spacer Who cares
Prime T. Tiger
spacer i still say
BuzzPaw
spacer Trying to put the sh*t back into the horse***
Hi Cotton Tiger®
spacer I've been trying to unsay stuff my entire life.***
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer Karma is a #####
jtmansmann
spacer Did you spell it Doeron on purpose?
PenthouseTiger
spacer Doeren + Moron?
Clemson656
spacer ole dave must be feelin the heat from that little runnin off
sav82tiger
spacer Doeren is going to face big consequences is Gallman is not
tigeron®
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mudfish
spacer ~THIS~***
tigeron®
spacer FYI, it's Doeren.***
Judge Keller
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Threetigers
spacer The fact that they didn't call a penalty . . .
mrmatt
spacer Clarify this, Doeren
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