Stats & Storylines: Clemson defense disrupts Syracuse upset bid

Stats & Storylines: Clemson defense disrupts Syracuse upset bid

Clemson’s offense hit a few bumps in the road that allowed the Syracuse Orange to be competitive with the top-ranked Tigers. Trevor Lawrence was quick to own his share of the responsibility saying, “I think it is obvious we didn’t play our best game. Probably played our worst game to this point and it starts with me.”

Sunday teleconference: Swinney and banged-up Tigers turn attention to BC

Sunday teleconference: Swinney and banged-up Tigers turn attention to BC

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media Sunday evening to recap the win over Syracuse and look ahead to this week’s game against Boston College.

Swinney on special teams errors:
Swinney on special teams errors: "We'll make it better"
There are no perfect coaches, and there are no perfect players, and a win is a win. But there is no doubt that Clemson’s special teams have to fix their errors.

Tigers say they fell short of 'standard' on offense against Orange
Tigers say they fell short of 'standard' on offense against Orange
The final score doesn't quite indicate the day for the Clemson offense that had its issues versus a Syracuse defense that had struggled coming in.

Swinney says a sloppy win is better than an ugly loss
Swinney says a sloppy win is better than an ugly loss
A sloppy win is better than an ugly loss, and head coach Dabo Swinney is proud of the way his team responded in a mistake-filled win over Syracuse Saturday.

Clemson overcomes mistakes to beat Syracuse
Clemson overcomes mistakes to beat Syracuse
Three things seem to be consistent in life – death, taxes, and Clemson not playing up to its standard against an outmanned Syracuse team.

Halftime Analysis: Tigers sloppy but lead Syracuse at the break
Halftime Analysis: Tigers sloppy but lead Syracuse at the break
Clemson played the first half like a team thinking it would win big. In other words, another ugly performance against Syracuse.

CLEMSON FOOTBALL UPDATES

09/12@Wake Forest37-13 WABC
09/19The Citadel49-0 WACCN
09/26Open Date
10/03Virginia41-23 WACCN
10/10Miami42-17 WABC
10/17@Georgia Tech73-7 WABC
10/24Syracuse47-21 WACCN
10/31Boston College12:00 PMABC
11/07@Notre Dame7:30 PMNBC
11/14Open Date
11/21@Florida StateTBA
11/28PittTBA
12/05@Virginia TechTBA
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