‘The Best Version of Clemson Football’
The Clemson Tigers football team may have gotten off to a sluggish start a few weeks ago at UNC, escaping Chapel Hill, N.C., with a 21-20 victory, but coaches and players were determined to get back to ‘Clemson football’ in their post-bye week game, using a fast-paced and physical approach that yielded a 45-14 rout of ACC rival Florida State.
No Days Off for Tigers’ Defense
Although the Clemson’s performance on offense may have raised some question marks in the team’s 21-20 win against the UNC Tar Heels, the Tigers came back the next week and inflicted a 45-14 drubbing to the Florida State Seminoles, racking more than 550 yards on the ground and in the air.
Offense Needs to Develop Depth
Head coach Dabo Swinney wasted little time letting those who would listen following the Tigers 45-14 win over Florida State there was still a lot of areas where his team needs to improve if they are going to be an elite team. One of those areas was in their depth.
Elliott: Louisville Is "Tough to Get a Beat on"
Fresh off a win over then No. 24 Wake Forest, a game in which they scored 62 points, the Cardinals boast one of the most explosive offenses in the ACC. However, as good as their offense has been, their defense has been one of the worst in the ACC