Dabo Swinney signs largest college football contract ever

Football 04/26/19, 14:10

Two national titles in three years have helped earn Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney the biggest contract in college football history.University trustees approved the 10 year, $92 million deal Friday. It runs through 2028 and includes two new clauses to ...

ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback

Football 04/18/19, 10:02

Dabo Swinney's quarterback situation at Clemson seems settled for a while. Not many of his colleagues around the Atlantic Coast Conference can say the same thing.Ten schools faced questions of varying degrees of urgency at QB this spring. Eight of ...

Clemson celebrates latest title amid cheers and doughnuts

Sports 01/12/19, 12:06

Clemson is celebrating its second national football title in three seasons with a parade and rally before thousands of fans on a chilly, overcast morning.Spectators stood seven or eight deep along the route, with All-American defensive tackle Christian Wilkins displaying ...

Clemson makes bid to be considered best team ever

Football 01/08/19, 02:04

There will never be a definitive answer to the greatest team in college football history.That didn't stop Clemson coach Dabo Swinney from lobbying for his squad.The Tigers wrapped up the first 15-0 season by a major college football team Monday ...

No. 1 Alabama meets No. 2 Clemson for CFP championship

Football 01/06/19, 17:14

College Football Playoff national championshipNo. 2 Clemson (14-0) vs. No. 1 Alabama (14-0) at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN)Line: Alabama by 5½.Series: Alabama leads 14-3.WHAT'S AT STAKE?The winner of the fourth straight playoff meeting between ...

Alabama-Clemson IV: Can Saban’s dynasty reach new heights?

Football 01/06/19, 16:24

Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney went through the familiar routine Sunday.Joint news conference, during which Swinney does most of the talking. Saban compliments Swinney's Tigers. Swinney compliments Saban's unprecedented run with the Crimson Tide. Handshake. Pose ...

One-time Clemson walk-on Renfrow sees last time in spotlight

Sports 01/06/19, 02:41

Hunter Renfrow's not even sure he'd believe his story if he read it somewhere: The smallish, walk-on receiver overlooked by nearly everyone becomes the biggest man on campus with his catch to win a national championship.Renfrow's even marrying the homecoming ...

Clemson QB Switch: Tigers thrived after freshman’s promotion

Sports 01/05/19, 15:38

The choice was clear for Clemson coach Dabo Swinney last September— freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence deserved to start over well-liked, well-respected senior Kelly Bryant.It's a move that could've led to dissension, in-fighting and a divided locker room. Instead, the switch ...

Cotton Bowl: Can Notre Dame measure up to No. 2 Clemson?

Football 12/28/18, 15:02

The question was about sustaining high-level success in college football and Dabo Swinney's answer lasted 3 minutes, 40 seconds. Brevity is not the Clemson coach's strong suit.Swinney talked about how people make the program, continuity leads to consistency, and how ...

Clemson preparing to face Notre Dame without DT Lawrence

Football 12/26/18, 12:44

No. 2 Clemson is preparing to play without star defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence when it faces No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. Lawrence and two teammates failed an NCAA test for performance-enhancing drugs.Tigers defensive coordinator Brent ...

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