Herbstreit discusses Watson and Swinney's future


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Herbstreit says thumbs up for Watson (Ray Carlin III - USA Today Sports)
Herbstreit says thumbs up for Watson (Ray Carlin III - USA Today Sports)

ESPN college football commentator Kirk Herbstreit is a fan favorite of countless fans with his call of big-time football games for the last several years.

Herbie as he is affectionally called, had many Clemson fans excited before the season even started when he proclaimed that his favorite to win the 2016 National Championship was Clemson. He ended up being right of course as Clemson defeated Alabama to win their first title since 1981.

Herbstreit was asked on Twitter this week which rookie quarterback should the Cleveland Browns think of selecting in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft.

"I'm a Deshaun [Watson] guy," Herbstreit posted. "No question. Couldn't careless about what the critics are saying. I've seen him in person in BIG games!" #CaseClosed

In 2016, Watson completed 388 passes out of 579 attempts for 4593 yards and 41 passing touchdowns with 17 interceptions for an adjusted QBR of 84.9.

Herbstreit was then asked if he thought there would be a major drop off post-Watson at Clemson.

"Drop off. Yes. Major drop off? No. Dabo has built a program that has staying power," Herbstreit said. "Not going anywhere."

Finally, Herbstreit was asked if he thought that Dabo Swinney would take the Alabama job if ever offered.

"No, can't see him [Swinney] leaving what he's built in Clemson," Herbstreit said.

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spacer Herbstriet is about the only "analyst" at ESPN that
jbrock11
spacer Except when he has said negative things about Clemson...
TheProdigal
spacer i respect him too but let's do some fact checking on why he
morris
spacer Re: i respect him too but let's do some fact checking on why he
morris
spacer People get so butthurt when a commentator says anything
cutiger51908
spacer Re: People get so butthurt when a commentator says anything
DUFFER®
spacer He's refreshing....
TigerAidan
spacer Re: He's refreshing....
ddclemson
spacer Re: He's refreshing....
tigernation2000
spacer Herbie is #1 friend o' Clemson now that Musberger
SolidVerbal
spacer On rare occasions Herbstreit shows OSU some love ... but OK.***
Tropical
spacer Re: On rare occasions Herbstreit shows OSU some love ... but OK.***
kerigantoo®
spacer Speaking of what Swinney's built at Clemson ...
apextiger®
spacer At only 20,000 sq/ft, I hope he invites us all over!! : )
CootTamer
spacer Re: Speaking of what Swinney's built at Clemson ...
ddclemson
spacer no, it's framed up
scooter
spacer Guess Dabo likes to be close to work ...
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spacer Re: no, it's framed up
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spacer Re: Speaking of what Swinney's built at Clemson ...
DUFFER®
spacer Herbie, Clayton, Pollock, SVP & Kolber are my favs on ESPN
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