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Seniors, No. 2 Clemson seeking more milestones against Duke

Nov. 16, 2018 10:11 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — While Clemson coach Dabo Swinney feels like this season has gone by quickly, his time with his record-setting seniors probably has slipped by even faster. Clemson (10-0, 7-0 ACC) looks to complete a perfect run through the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season when it faces Duke...

Boston College QB Brown day to day with abdominal injury

Nov. 12, 2018 7:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio would like to see college football adopt some of the same rules that the NFL is using to protect quarterbacks. Two days after starter Anthony Brown sustained an abdominal injury when 315-pound defensive lineman Christian Wilkins landed on him, Addazio said...

No. 2 Clemson 'not done yet' after wrapping up ACC division

Nov. 12, 2018 2:34 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson left guard John Simpson is excited about the Tigers' latest achievement. He's even more thrilled for what comes next. Second-ranked Clemson (10-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, CFP 2) clinched its fourth straight ACC Atlantic Division title — and seventh in 10 years...

No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division

Nov. 11, 2018 1:06 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a milestone victory that shows what a superpower they have become. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback Anthony...

No. 2 Clemson on a roll heading to No. 17 Boston College

Nov. 9, 2018 9:59 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The best Boston College team in a decade is standing in the way of No. 2 Clemson's fourth straight trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. The 17th-ranked Eagles have frosty weather and — they hope — running back A.J. Dillon. The way Clemson is playing, it's...

No. 2 Clemson looks to clinch division title vs No. 17 BC

Nov. 5, 2018 2:46 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson plans to maintain its same season-long focused approach when the Tigers take on Boston College. The Tigers (9-0, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, CFP 2) visit the 17th-ranked Eagles (7-2, 4-1, CFP 22) with the chance to wrap up a fourth-straight ACC Atlantic Division title...

No. 2 Clemson keeps rolling with 77-16 win over Louisville

Nov. 3, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence said one of No. 2 Clemson's main goals this year was to have fun. Few teams in college football appear to be enjoying themselves as much as the surging Tigers. Travis Etienne ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns and Lawrence, all 350 pounds of him, had...

No. 2 Clemson heavily favored in ACC matchup vs Louisville

Nov. 2, 2018 10:36 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson has not been challenged the past month and struggling Louisville looks to be overmatched heading into Saturday's matchup with the Tigers. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't buying it, and doesn't want his team to buy into thinking Saturday's game against the Cardinals will...

Clemson's freshman quarterback is pivotal cog in title run

Nov. 1, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has been poised and in control, artfully becoming a pivotal cog in the second-ranked Tigers' latest championship run. Lawrence, the long-haired, 6-foot-6 freshman , has lived up to the hype surrounding him since enrolling at Clemson (8-0, 5-0...

No. 2 Clemson 'a lot better' heading down the stretch

Oct. 29, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson, behind freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence, is playing some of its best football heading into the final month of the regular season. And the Tigers don't expect to slow down. Clemson (8-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has steamrolled its past three opponents 163-20,...