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Freshman DT Davis filling void left by Clemson All-American

Sep. 10, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Tyler Davis didn't plan on starting this soon for Clemson, given the depth the Tigers had stockpiled at defensive tackle the past few seasons. But it's Davis who started the first two games for the top-ranked Tigers (2-0) and drawing comparisons to the man-mountain in All-American...

'As good as it gets': Venables reloads Clemson defense

Sep. 8, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The crowd rose and so did the noise level in Death Valley. No. 1 Clemson faced fourth-and-goal from the 2 with 10 seconds left in regulation against Texas A&M. It felt like a pivotal moment, even if it wasn't. Kellen Mond made a quick throw to wide-open tight end Jalen Wydermyer in...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: LSU's masterpiece, Michigan's mess

Sep. 8, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

Much was made in the offseason about two high-profile programs trying to revamp their offenses. On Saturday, Michigan's makeover looked like a mess and LSU's like a masterpiece. The sixth-ranked Tigers won the game of the day at No. 9 Texas, with Joe Burrow becoming the first LSU quarterback with a 400-yard...

No. 1 Clemson, Lawrence dominate 12th-ranked Aggies 24-10

Sep. 7, 2019 9:07 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 Clemson wanted to leave little doubt it was better than No. 12 Texas A&M. In the process, the Tigers left some doubts that anyone could challenge the defending national champs in another title run. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and the top-ranked...

No. 1 Clemson opens defense of title against Georgia Tech

Aug. 28, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

Georgia Tech (7-6, 5-3 ACC last season) at No. 1 Clemson (15-0, 8-0), Thursday at 8 p.m. Eastern (ACCN). Line: Clemson by 35 1-2. Series record: Georgia Tech leads 51-31-23. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson looking to open its chance at a second straight national title and fifth straight Atlantic Coast Conference crown....

Clemson's Lawrence confident, set for opener vs Georgia Tech

Aug. 28, 2019 11:20 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence seems poised to become the biggest deal in college football. Lawrence appears cool, calm and more confident than he was last season when he helped the Tigers win their second national championship in three years . Clemson's journey to repeat starts...

Dolphins Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-9) New faces: Coach Brian Flores, QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Rosen, DTs Christian Wilkins and Adolphus Washington, T Jordan Mills, CB Eric Rowe, DEs Tank Caradine and Nate Orchard, LB Sam Eguavoen, TE Dwayne Allen, Gs Shaq Calhoun and Michael Deiter, WR Preston Williams. Key losses: Coach...

Clemson poised to make a run at back-to-back national titles

Aug. 13, 2019 11:38 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The goals haven't changed for defending national champion Clemson. When asked recently what's left the Tigers, who have won two of the past three national titles, to accomplish, coach Dabo Swinney grinned slyly then said, "We haven't won two in a row yet." The Tigers are poised to make...

Dolphins defense will have different look under new coach

Aug. 5, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The worst defense in the history of the Miami Dolphins will look different this year. Until the ball is snapped, at least. The Dolphins allowed a franchise record 6,257 yards in 2018, which is one reason they have a new coach, Brian Flores. His defensive play-calling helped the New...

National champion Clemson opens preseason camp

Aug. 2, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has turned the page on last year's national championship. He believes his players have done the same. The Tigers opened preseason practice Friday as presumptive favorites to once more win the Atlantic Coast Conference and return to the College Football...