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There's no other way to say it: The ACC's Coastal Division is a mess.
A local police officer claimed Thursday that he was fired for giving a speeding ticket to a popular college football coach _ fighting words in a state that takes its sports rivalries very seriously.
A South Carolina police officer who issued a speeding ticket to Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney was fired after using company equipment to post an account of it on the Internet.
Clemson will be without star receiver Sammy Watkins for its season-opening showdown with Auburn after Tigers coach Dabo Swinney suspended the All-American for two games after an offseason drug arrest.
Clemson All-American receiver Sammy Watkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Friday.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is betting Oklahoma coordinator Brent Venables is the man to fix a defense that was humiliated in the Orange Bowl.
The West Virginia Mountaineers were tough to slow down, and only the Orange Bowl mascot could stop Darwin Cook.
West Virginia needed three harrowing wins. Clemson rode the power of a blowout.
Two months ago, Clemson was one of the hottest teams in the country, and it made a major statement on Virginia Tech's home field with a 23-3 win over the Hokies.
When Clemson coach Dabo Swinney looks at Maryland, he doesn't see a sub-.500 team embroiled in a quarterback controversy and struggling to find an identity under a first-year coach.
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer began his Monday media teleconference by saying he wouldn't discuss injuries — just another sign of how important Saturday's game against Clemson is. The No. 11 Hokies are 4-0 heading into the ACC opener against the No. 13 Tigers (4-0, 1-0 ACC).
Clemson is landing a Kelly at quarterback.
Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker is back in good standings with his coaches and will start in the Meineke Bowl later this month.
Each time Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thinks he has solved a problem keeping the Tigers from winning, another one pops up.
Of the last 38 quarterbacks to hear their name called at the NFL Draft, none have hailed from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
"When it's all said and done, we will be where we need to be," Swinney said.
Tigers coach Dabo Swinney knew it was the defense that led the way in Clemson's third straight victory over Virginia Tech. "They had a great performance," Swinney said. "From the sidelines, I believe it was their best effort."