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No. 4 Clemson routs Wofford 59-14 for 24th straight victory

Nov. 2, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes it's way past time to lighten up on quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Lawrence accounted for four touchdowns, Travis Etienne ran for 212 yards in a record-setting performance and No. 4 Clemson rolled to its 24th straight victory, 59-14 over FCS opponent...

Clemson's re-tooled defense playing like 'one of the best'

Oct. 29, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson safety Tanner Muse politely answered all the offseason questions from friends and fans about Clemson's revamped defense. Now, he sees the fourth-ranked Tigers' loudest responses are coming on the field. "We know," Muse said, "we have the opportunity to be one of the best." From...

No. 4 Clemson faces BC looking for its 23rd win in a row

Oct. 25, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence doesn't mind the critics, just as long as the victories keep coming for fourth-ranked Tigers. The sophomore quarterback, a favorite for the Heisman Trophy when the year began, has largely fallen out of the award conversation with a very up and down...

Tar Heels' freshman Sam Howell moving to top of ACC's QBs

Oct. 23, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

Sam Howell has moved well past freshman-level studies at North Carolina. He is playing his way to the top of the class of Atlantic Coast Conference's quarterbacks. Howell leads the ACC with 20 touchdown passes after tying the North Carolina record with five in last week's 43-41, six-overtime loss to Virginia...

Once again, No. 4 Clemson not allowing many yards or points

Oct. 20, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — If Clemson's defense is a work in progress, the growing pains aren't showing in the box score or the scoreboard. The No. 4 Tigers appear to be as stingy as last year's national championship team. Clemson (7-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) hasn't yielded more than 294 yards since...

Louisville looks to pull off upset against No. 3 Clemson

Oct. 18, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will need to play with even more of the resilience in consecutive shootout victories when they square off against third-ranked Clemson on Saturday. Louisville (4-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) will face its toughest challenge this season against the Tigers (6-0, 4-0),...

No. 3 Clemson visits Louisville, seeks 22nd consecutive win

Oct. 17, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

No. 3 Clemson (6-0, 4-0 ACC) at Louisville (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Clemson by 23 1/2. Series record: Clemson leads 5-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Clemson seeks its 22nd consecutive victory and firmer control of the ACC Atlantic Division while remaining unbeaten against the Cardinals. Fresh off...

AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team

Oct. 15, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday. No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three players on the first team, tying...

No. 1 Clemson looks for 20th straight win against Tar Heels

Sep. 26, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

No. 1 Clemson (4-0, 2-0 ACC) at North Carolina (2-2, 1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Clemson by 27. Series record: Clemson leads 37-19-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson is seeking its 20th straight victory, adding on to a school record it set two games ago by beating Syracuse. North Carolina is looking to...

No. 1 Clemson brings 18-game win streak vs. Charlotte

Sep. 19, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

Charlotte (2-1) at No. 1 Clemson (3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m EDT (ACCN). Line: Clemson by 41 1/2. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The biggest win in Charlotte's seven seasons since reviving football in 2013. The 49ers moved from the FCS to FBS in 2015 as part of Conference USA. Clemson is seeking...