Clemson coach Dabo Swinney remains frustrated about postponing the Tigers game against Florida State, a decision he sees as an insult to his program’s credibility. While the Tigers’ players and staff have apparently turned the page, it not quite as easy for Swinney, who touts a “windshield mentality,” to let go of how the game […]
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said his team met the medical standard to play against Florida State and believes the Seminoles called off the game because of reasons other than COVID-19. “This game was not canceled because of COVID. COVID was just an excuse to cancel the game,” an angry Swinney said Sunday night. The fourth-ranked […]
The game between No. 4 Clemson and Florida State was postponed hours before kickoff Saturday when medical personnel from both schools could not agree it was safe to play amid the pandemic. The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the postponement, although it did not detail whether the game at Florida State was called off because of coronavirus issues.
Clemson lost at Syracuse on Oct. 13, 2017, and fell five spots to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 the following day. The Tigers needed a few weeks to climb back into the top-five and settled in at No. 4 after winning at No. 20 North Carolina State in early November. The Tigers have […]
No. 3 Ohio State and No. 13 Wisconsin, the teams favored to play for the Big Ten championship, have already had a combined three games canceled because of COVID-19. A spate of postponements in the Southeastern Conference has created the distinct possibility that neither No. 1 Alabama nor No. 6 Florida will play all its games.
For all that Notre Dame has accomplished in 11 seasons under Brian Kelly, the Fighting Irish at their best always seem to be just a little less than the best of the best in college football.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams had a 3-yard touchdown run in the second overtime and No. 4 Notre Dame shut down top-ranked Clemson with a couple of sacks to seal a 47-40 victory Saturday night, the Fighting Irish’s first victory over a No. 1 in 27 years. Clemson (7-1, 6-1) had won 36 […]
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Twice before in the last nine seasons, Notre Dame has found itself knocking on college football’s penthouse door, had it opened and then slammed shut in its face. On Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium, the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish get another chance to take their place at the table when they […]
No. 1 Clemson (7-0, 6-0 ACC) at No. 4 Notre Dame (6-0, 5-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (NBC). Line: Clemson by 5 1/2. Series record: Clemson leads 3-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? In what could be the first of several meetings between the two this season, the winner puts itself in the driver’s seat for […]
Four times in the 84-year history of The Associated Press college football poll, there has been a tie for No. 1, and not since Aug. 26, 2002. If a single voter who placed Clemson No. 1 and Alabama No. 2 on Sunday had instead flipped the Tigers and Crimson Tide, the Top 25 would have […]