In an interview that manages to be equal parts expected and stunning, Dabo Swinney, head coach of the reigning national runner-up Clemson Tigers, has issued his Colin Kaepernick take, and it’s as beautiful as is it maddening.
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 19 Clemson.
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, whose team lost 45-40 to Alabama in this year’s national championship game, just got a raise. His new contract will pay him more than $30 million over the next six years.
ESPN’s broadcast on ABC tonight of Clemson’s home win over Notre Dame featured an inadvertent cutaway to SportsCenter anchors, playing on their iPads, unaware that for an uncomfortably long time they were being broadcast live instead of an emotional post-game interview with Tigers coach Dabo Swinney.
Clemson had a close call last night, escaping with a 20-17 victory over unranked Louisville. A win on national TV naturally calls for some locker-room dancing, and head coach Dabo Swinney was happy to get in on the action.
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 18 Clemson.
Clemson football players have once again been banned from posting or interacting on any kind of social media during the season, USA Today reports. The ban has been in effect since August 3rd and while players don’t necessarily have to deactivate their accounts, they are restricted to merely lurking without making…
Just before the half, Dabo Swinney's Clemson Tigers were thumping Syracuse 35-7. On fourth-and-goal inside the Cuse 1o, he went for it rather than just kicking the field goal. The Syracuse defense held them out of the endzone and head coach Scott Shafer pledged his everlasting love for Dabo.
He didn't get fired because he stopped Dabo Swinney for speeding, he got fired because he posted about it on a message board later after feeling that he needed to "clear the air." Why he felt that way is not entirely clear, but, well, would you want to be the cop that gave Clemson's coach a ticket at a supermarket 10…
Here are some guys who still talk about recovering that fumble in the end zone during the homecoming game 40 years ago. Give it up, though, for Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, who runs this fantasy football camp and is either a very committed actor or someone who has memorized enough stock pre-game speeches to AMP UP…