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CF grad Jolly caps Tigers’ comeback in walk-off win

Carolina Forest product and Clemson pinch-hitter Robert Jolly hit a walkoff single to score pinch-runner Jordan Greene for the winning run in No. 20 Clemson’s 4-3 victory over Winthrop at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers improved to 9-2, while the Eagles, led by former Tiger assistant coach Tom Riginos, fell to 7-6. Winthrop consistently quelled Clemson scoring opportunities,... 

Tigers turn attention to 2016 with tough road schedule

For the fourth time in in the last five years defending National Playoff Finalist Clemson will open and close its season against teams from the Southeastern Conference according to the schedule released by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday. The Tigers open their 12-game slate at Auburn on September 3, and close it with a home game against South Carolina on November 26. In between Clemson... 

Swinney sweeps coaching honors with Bryant Award

Clemson’s Dabo Swinney completed his clean sweep of the national coach of the year awards Wednesday night when he was awarded the Bear Bryant Award for the top coach of the season. Swinney just concluded his seventh full season as the Tigers head coach and he has posted a 75-27 record. He led the Tigers to a 14-1 record in 2015, the most victories in school history and just the eighth team... 

Clemson, Renfrow battle to finish but fall to Tide for title

Clemson fought valiantly and held a fourth-quarter lead, but late special teams plays by Alabama proved to be the difference in Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game as the Crimson Tide prevailed, 45-40. The Tigers finished the  season with a 14-1 record. “What a year,” said Head Coach Dabo Swinney. “I’m incredibly proud of our team. Obviously we wanted to win... 

Clemson QB Watson holds key to beating Alabama’s D

Alabama’s defense can stop quarterbacks that run. The Crimson Tide can stop quarterbacks that throw. But stopping a dual-threat QB that can do both – like Clemson phenom Deshaun Watson – is a different story. That’s widely regarded as the key to Monday night’s national championship showdown between the Tigers and the Tide. If Watson can keep Alabama’s vaunted... 

Clemson blasts Oklahoma, earns shot at national title

A dominant second half on both sides of the ball propelled the No. 1 ranked Clemson Tigers to a 37-17 win over Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl on Thursday at Sun Life Stadium. With the win, the Tigers advanced to the College Football Playoff National Championship in Glendale, Ariz., on Monday, January 11. The ground attack of Deshaun Watson and Wayne Gallman once again proved to be a formidable... 

Clemson’s Swinney earns AP Coach of the Year honor

With No. 1 Clemson chasing college football’s ultimate trophy, coach Dabo Swinney earned notice as the top coach in the game Monday. Swinney was named AP Coach of the Year, finishing ahead of Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz. “Football is a great team sport and any individual honor is a result of having a great group of players and staff,” Swinney said in a release announcing the award.... 

Tigers’ national soccer title hopes dashed by Stanford

The Clemson men’s soccer team’s bid for the program’s third national championship came up short when the Tigers fell to Stanford 4-0 in the College Cup title match on Sunday at Sporting Park in Kansas City. With the loss, the Tigers conclude the season as the national runners-up, at 17-3-4, while the National Champion Cardinal finish the year at 18-2-3. “Congratulations to Stanford. They... 

Clemson soccer team joins football in national title hunt

Clemson’s football team isn’t the school’s only program in position for its first national championship since the 1980s. For the first time in 28 years, and the third time in program history, the Clemson men’s soccer team will play in the championship match at the College Cup after advancing over Syracuse in penalty kicks in Friday’s semifinal. The Tigers and Orange played... 

Watson becomes Clemson’s first Heisman Trophy finalist

Clemson sophomore quarterback Deshaun  Watson has been named one of three finalists for the 2015 Heisman Trophy. The announcement was made on Monday evening.  Watson will be joined Saturday night’s ceremony in New York by Derrick Henry of Alabama and Christian McCaffrey of Stanford. “This means a lot because I have come a long way from last year,” Watson said. “A year ago on December... 
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