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The Clemson Tigers have continued their home winning streak, adding another tally to the Death Valley victory column with 31 consecutive wins in Memorial Stadium It was a nail-biter until the very end as both teams held the other to just one touchdown a piece.  

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The struggling Clemson Tigers will host the Boston College Eagles this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Clemson’s stunning 21-27 double overtime loss to NC State this past weekend has dropped them to No. 25 in the national AP Rankings, snapping their streak of 97 consecutive weeks in the top 10.  

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The Clemson Tigers have had a rough fall season. After the football team fell to the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday, and Pittsburgh defeated Clemson men’s soccer in a 2-0 shutout, many students are feeling lost and unsure where to place their ample school spirit.  

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Hand gestures are nothing new to collegiate fan bases. Across the country millions of college sports fans, especially football fans, will show their allegiance to their team with a simple hand motion. University of Florida has their “gator chomp,” the University of Texas has their “Hook’em H…

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As Clemson football has dropped from No. 3 to No. 9 after three weeks of play, it is clear that the offense has regressed from last season significantly. With that regression, concerns have come from players, coaches and fans, but what is now concern cannot turn into panic.  

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The transition from NCAA to NFL is not an easy one, no matter the skill level of a player. Playing at the professional level is, obviously, much more demanding and requires a new understanding of the game. First round draft pick and Clemson alumni Trevor Lawrence is no exception to this rule…

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In the latest AP poll rankings for week four of the college football season, the Clemson Tigers dropped to No. 9 following their 14-8 win over Georgia Tech.  

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Paws Up: Clemson’s Defense The defense has been one of Clemson’s most notable aspects so far this season. They reached four sacks in the game and held the Yellow Jackets to only one first down in the first quarter, compared to Clemson's five.  

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Clemson was able to blow out SC State for their home opener on Sept. 11, but this week’s game against Georgia Tech may not be as easy. Furthermore, the game this Saturday may be a defining factor in the Clemson season. “Our next challenge is Georgia Tech, and they are a much improved team,” …

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Clemson’s new Sport Management Club hosted the Tennessee Titans’ inside sales manager, Joey Meredith, through Zoom on Monday, Sept. 13. Although the club is in its first year, Meredith speaking to the members sets a foundation for its growth and gives members advice on how to make it in the …

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The Clemson men’s golf team competed in its first tournament of the year this past weekend at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Tigers finished in solo second place with a score of -43, one shot behind Georgia Tech. The tournament marks the first event with new Head Coach…

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It was a big week for Clemson football alumni in the NFL, most notably the debut of Jaguars rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Lawrence performed well at times, throwing three touchdowns. However, he did make his fair share of rookie mistakes with three interceptions. Look for Lawrence to l…

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There was a lot to be happy about on Saturday night when the Clemson Tigers’ football team hosted the South Carolina State Bulldogs for the fifth time in school history. Coming off an offensive disappointment against Georgia, the Tigers flipped the switch to defeat South Carolina State 49-3.…

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On Saturday night, No. 6 Clemson throttled South Carolina State 49-3. Although the competition was not as steep as last week, the Tigers seemed to have better continuity on offense and continued to have a stifling defense.

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Bulldog owners, beware. After last week's loss to Georgia, fans can rest assured that the Clemson Tigers are ready to prove themselves on their home turf this Saturday. Although the Tigers’ reputation may have taken a bit of a beating on the AP Poll this week, dropping from No. 3 to No. 6, t…

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Clemson star wide receiver Justyn Ross missed the entire 2020 season with a neck and spinal injury. Ross had to have surgery to repair a congenital fusion in his spine, and his return to football was uncertain. However, Ross returned to the field in week one against Georgia. 

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Although Saturday’s border war may have ended in some heavy hearts here in Tiger Town, the future is bright thanks to the freshman class of 2021. Losing valuable players, such as Travis Etienne, wide receivers Cornell Powell and Amari Rodgers and of course, Trevor Lawrence, left many wonderi…

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Clemson’s club rugby team was set for their first match-up against University of Mary Washington (UMW) on Saturday, Sept. 4, but the game was canceled after the UMW team contracted coronavirus.  

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In the AP poll released on Sept. 7, Clemson dropped to No. 6, three spots lower than their previous ranking. This ranking ends Clemson’s streak of 57 consecutive top-five rankings in the AP poll and leaves Clemson in a peculiar spot concerning its chances of making the College Football Playoff. 

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The entire college athletics landscape has drastically changed over the past few weeks. Texas and Oklahoma are joining the SEC, and now the ACC, Pac-12, and Big Ten are forming an alliance of their own. This alliance will bring 41 schools together in hopes of innovating the future of college…

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As Clemson has become a college football powerhouse over the past decade, we were bound to see Tigers start to make more of an impact in the NFL. And as fun as it is to cheer for our current team on Saturdays, it is always important to support our Tiger alums on Sundays too. So here is a che…

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The College of Charleston Cougars proved to be no match for the Tigers on Sunday afternoon, as the Clemson women’s soccer team pulled off an 8-0 shutout. The Tigers roared back in a big way on Sunday, earning a much-needed victory after dropping their previous two games.  

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On Saturday night, the No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs defeated the No. 3 Clemson Tigers 10-3 in the opening week of the season. Both defenses shined, but from Clemson’s first drive, Georgia’s defense seemed to dominate the game and ended up holding Clemson to its lowest-scoring game under Head Coach…

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Name, image and likeness. These three qualities of an athlete’s public persona are now profitable for college athletes from corporations outside their universities thanks to the NIL rule change that went into effect on July 1, 2021. For Clemson, this could bring in massive exposure to athlet…

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An invite to the College Football Playoffs is synonymous with an invite to join the elite, to join a roster of history-making games and record-breaking players. Since the College Football Playoffs (CFP) were established, the invitational event has always been a three-game series with only fo…

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On Sept. 4, the highly anticipated matchup between Clemson and Georgia is going to kickoff. Each team has its eyes set on winning the College Football National Championship, and this is an important game to prove they deserve one of the coveted spots in the playoffs. In order to win the game…

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246 days. That is how long it will be this Saturday since Clemson lost to Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl last season. Since that night, Clemson Tiger fans have eagerly awaited to, once again, prove the doubters wrong. That wait will soon be over, as the No. 3 Clemson Tigers will face off again…

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Most college students returned to campus these past few weeks, only to find themselves unsure of what to join -- specifically with sports and extracurricular activities. Although juggling an academic schedule and social life can be incredibly challenging, Clemson offers various sport intramu…

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The Clemson Tigers men’s soccer team pushed the pace early on Sunday night when they hosted the USC Upstate Spartans at Historic Riggs Field. Defeating the Spartans 5-0, Clemson took control of the game early on and did not look back.

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When the NIL rule went into effect on July 1, 2021, no one knew what to expect. Were college athletes going to sign with big time companies, get multimillion dollar endorsements, be a local sponsor, or become the next TikTok star? Fast forward six weeks and we’ve seen all of these things hap…

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Clemson Football lost many key contributors to the NFL Draft and the transfer portal this past offseason, including Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne. Although these losses would hurt almost any college football team, they don’t hurt Clemson since they reload, not rebuild. With D.J. Uiagale…

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Clemson baseball struck early and often for their series-sweeping win against No. 7 Louisville Sunday at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, 15-5. True freshman Caden Grice led the way going 4-4 with two RBIs on the day. Catcher Adam Hackenburg and shortstop James Parker both tallied three hits in the g…

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Although Clemson is set to retain many of its starters from this past season, the Tigers will lose five offensive weapons to the NFL Draft. Clemson will lose quarterback Trevor Lawrence, running back Travis Etienne, offensive tackle Jackson Carman, wide receiver Cornell Powell and wide recei…

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In game one of a three-game series against Wake Forest, Clemson baseball got back on track with a 5-2 win on Friday night. The Tigers were able to pull away late in the game, but Clemson pitcher Mack Anglin allowed the Tigers to maintain their course with the Demon Deacons through the first …

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After two straight losses by Clemson baseball, the Tigers’ streak continued against the College of Charleston on Tuesday night. In a 13-6 defeat, Clemson had a strong leadoff hitting performance, getting 6-of-9 leadoff hitters on base, but failed to score enough runs to keep up with the Coug…

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Three weeks after the first lawsuit was filed against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson for alleged sexual assault and misconduct, the total number of lawsuits sits at 22. Watson, a former Clemson quarterback, has seen allegations grow quickly over the past few weeks.

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Whether it was Tajh Boyd, Deshaun Watson or Trevor Lawrence, Clemson has become accustomed to phenomenal quarterbacks in the past decade. However, with all of that greatness comes higher expectations for the future, which puts a tremendous amount of pressure on current freshman and next-year…

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In the sport of college football, where every game matters, it is important to develop functional depth at every position. This functional depth is needed most at the quarterback position. In this day and age of the college football playoff, where one slip-up can ruin your season, it is para…

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Although the Clemson men’s basketball team’s season did not end the way many expected, there were still a lot of great moments from it, whether it was Nick Honor hitting a buzzer-beater three to beat Georgia Tech or Aamir Simms’ 25-point performance in a win over Miami (Fla.). The following …