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Syracuse coach Babers optimistic despite 2 lopsided losses

Sep. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After two straight losses — by 43 points one week, 36 the next — Syracuse coach Dino Babers remains upbeat. "I think we're fine," Babers said Monday. "I think that we have an opportunity to win every game that we have from here on out. I think the big thing that we need...

No. 1 Clemson looking for consistency from offensive leaders

Sep. 16, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott doesn't see anything wrong with the top-ranked Tigers' attack that a little time won't fix. Scoring points has not been a problem for the top-ranked Tigers, they just haven't done it with the panache and style many expected from a group led...

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

Sep. 15, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was forced to be a spectator a year ago when a hard hit to the helmet knocked him out in the second quarter of his first college start. This time he left in the fourth quarter with the game well in hand. Lawrence threw for a career-high 395 yards...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Helton's hot seat; Narduzzi's bad call

Sep. 15, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

The first step toward Southern California making a coaching change that seems inevitable occurred earlier this week when athletic director Lynn Swann stepped down. USC will hire an experienced AD it can trust to hire a new coach if necessary. On Saturday, the 24th-ranked Trojans (2-1) lost in overtime at BYU and...

Bring on the noise: Syracuse awaits No. 1 Clemson at Dome

Sep. 13, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary. The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the past two times these teams have met and will have a packed and roaring Carrier Dome on its side. "It's always a good...

Once again, ACC is top-ranked Clemson ... and everyone else

Sep. 11, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers has to look outside the Atlantic Coast Conference to find a comparison for the Clemson team that ran the table last year and blew out Alabama in the national championship game. "I look at that team and I think about the Miami Dolphins going undefeated in the...

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...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Will winning keep Clemson at No. 1?

Sep. 9, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

Clemson could lose before the College Football Playoff. It is possible. The top-ranked Tigers will play 10 more regular-season games, and presumably the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Anything can happen in sports. Injuries. An outbreak of fumblitis. Bad weather. After dispatching Texas A&M...

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...

Week 2 preview: Texas A&M-Clemson, LSU-Texas top the slate

Sep. 6, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

Two games offer by far the most intrigue in Week 2: No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson on Saturday afternoon and No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Texas at night. The Aggies want payback after falling just short against Clemson at home last year, losing 28-26 after Kellen Mond's sensational day was spoiled by an intercepted...