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No. 3 Clemson looks for more consistency on offense, defense

Sep. 17, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's fourth consecutive 3-0 start is no surprise. What has caught some off guard is how they have played. The third-ranked Tigers inconsistency and lack of crispness at times has been somewhat surprising for a team widely expected to earn a fourth straight Atlantic Coast...

No. 2 Clemson's plays amid storm for 38-7 win vs Ga Southern

Sep. 15, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A week of worry at No. 2 Clemson over a powerhouse storm ended in victory in front of a supportive full house at Memorial Stadium. The Tigers (3-0) got a career-best 162 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Travis Etienne to defeat Georgia Southern 38-7 on Saturday, capping an...

Clemson's Bryant not out at start of 2nd half vs Ga Southern

Sep. 15, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting quarterback Kelly Bryant did not return to the sideline after halftime during Saturday's game against Georgia Southern. Bryant fell hard in the second quarter and freshman Trevor Lawrence came in to complete a scoring drive. Bryant returned to action the next time...

Clemson to play this weekend with storm battering coastline

Sep. 14, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is moving forward with plans to host its scheduled football game on Saturday while Hurricane Florence wreaks havoc on the Carolinas' coastline with officials bracing for historic flooding and record-setting rainfall that has forced people to evacuate their homes to escape the...

Clemson's Kelly Bryant continues 'to grind' in 2 QB system

Sep. 13, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's Kelly Bryant understands leading the second-ranked Tigers to victory at Texas A&M with a big second-half performance won't end his team's two-quarterback system or satisfy those who doubt he's the championship answer for the program. He's simply happy he did the job when...

Florence's approach causes plethora of ACC schedule changes

Sep. 12, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — While safety concerns at Atlantic Coast Conference schools are being addressed ahead of Hurricane Florence, the storm's significant impact on this week's schedule will have a lingering effect on scheduling obstacles, monetary implications and bowl considerations once it passes. The...

Texas A&M QB Mond looks to build on big game against Clemson

Sep. 11, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond turned heads by throwing for a career-high 430 yards as the Aggies came just short of knocking off No. 2 Clemson. Despite his strong performance Mond knows he must improve this week against Louisiana-Monroe before the Aggies begin SEC play...

No. 2 Clemson outlasts Texas A&M 28-26

Sep. 9, 2018 12:14 AM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Time after time, No. 2 Clemson missed opportunities to close out Texas A&M. In the end, the Tigers stepped up and made the one play they had to make to secure the thrilling win. Kelly Bryant threw for 205 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to help Clemson...

No. 2 Clemson to use 2 QBs at Texas A&M

Sep. 7, 2018 2:20 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Clemson will employ two quarterbacks when the Tigers visit a Texas A&M team on Saturday night that settled its quarterback question in Week 1. Coach Dabo Swinney said this week that both Kelly Bryant and freshman Trevor Lawrence will play after both performed well in...

No. 2 Clemson faces Texas A&M team looking to make statement

Sep. 6, 2018 12:51 PM EDT

No. 2 Clemson (1-0) at Texas A&M (1-0), Saturday, 7:05 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Clemson by 12 Series record: Texas A&M leads 3-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson looks for its first win in the state of Texas since beating TCU in the 1959 Bluebonnet Bowl against a Texas A&M team that has won 29 straight...