The Clemson and South Carolina football programs do a great job of honoring veterans on Military Appreciation Day with the Tigers set for another ceremony Saturday. And let’s appreciate the sacrifice of people like Wilbur Creighton Jr., a former Clemson student who left school for World War II duty at D-Day and in Okinawa
As team officials searched for a pilot to shepherd the Tigers' early flight home Saturday, defensive coordinator Brent Venables organized an impromptu film session.
Gene Sapakoff column: The ACC in the midst of perhaps its best football season ever but should have intervened right away in the Clemson-Florida State COVID argument.
Coach Dabo Swinney on Sunday said Clemson has no plans to return to Tallahassee, Fla., for a potential makeup of last weekend's scheduled game at Florida State.
Florida State's 70-year-old neogothic football cathedral sat silent Saturday, aside from a low hum of white noise droning from the structure.
Gene Sapakoff column: College football (and fans) must make some fourth-quarter adjustments to get the 2020 season over the goal-line.
Clemson proposed moving Saturday’s postponed game at Florida State to Sunday or Monday but the Seminoles declined, according to multiple people close to the team.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has a merry band of analysts that help the Tigers win games (and steal opponents' signs); South Carolina coach Will Muschamp thought "more is not always better" and the Gamecocks suffered for it.
It feels fitting that Cornell Powell, a program veteran, has finally learned to play fast at a point in which every next game is far from guaranteed.
Tony Elliott has been the Tigers' offensive coordinator since 2015. South Carolina fired Will Muschamp on Sunday.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes the Tigers will bounce back after their loss at Notre Dame, but first the team needs to get healthy during the off week.
Clemson senior running back Travis Etienne has recorded four fumbles — and lost three of them — over the past four games.
After missing the Tigers' games against Boston College and Notre Dame, Lawrence is expected to be back Nov. 21 when Clemson plays Florida State on the road.
Clemson and Notre Dame tangled in a top five showdown Saturday night and it probably won't be their first meeting of the season
Gene Sapakoff column: The No. 1-ranked team trying to keep winning after losing the most famous player in college football to a two-game COVID break makes for a juicy storyline.
There are plenty of games within the game as No. 1 Clemson plays at No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday night in the biggest game of the college football season.
Gene Sapakoff column: Nolan Turner signed with Clemson with only one other FBS scholarship offer, from Alabama-Birmingham in his hometown. But head coach Dabo Swinney says he's the best safety the program has had in 18 years. Turner can show why in a Saturday night showdown at Notre Dame, where Kyle Hamilton might be the best safety in the country.
Lawrence is likely to be the No. 1 selection in the 2021 NFL draft. Uiagalelei has started just one college game, but Manuel believes the freshman has what it takes to be top selection in the future.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson? Easy pick; Coastal Carolina? A national surprise; The Citadel? Halfway through a 2020-2021 marathon; South Carolina? A Texas-sized opportunity just ahead
It was announced last Thursday the quarterback had tested positive for COVID-19. Swinney said Lawrence will have completed his 10-day isolation by this weekend but will still need to pass a series of cardiovascular tests before returning to the field.
Gene Sapakoff: It's not all about flashy necklaces for Clemson freshman quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei; the Bible verses on his beloved wristbands will help keep him focused for the No. 1-ranked Tigers' big game at Notre Dame.
Many expected Xavier Thomas to have a breakout campaign in 2020. After a troubling offseason, the defensive end looks to contribute to the Tigers' defensive line.
Gene Sapakoff: No. 1 Clemson minus its All-Planet quarterback rallied from 18 points down against Boston College at Death Valley, proving depth and adding intrigue to next week's showdown at Notre Dame.
Clemson was dealt the harshest of blows this week when it was revealed superstar quarterback Trevor Lawrence had tested positive for COVID-19.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson and Boston College will play for the O'Rourke-McFadden Trophy, honoring players from the team's meeting in the 1940 Cotton Bowl. Better to rename the trophy for Lou Montgomery, a star running back on that BC team who was barred from playing in the Cotton Bowl.
Gene Sapakoff column: Trevor Lawrence fired a shot across the New York Jets' fragile bow Tuesday when he said he might return to Clemson for a senior season. Real threat or not, the NFL needs an NBA-style draft lottery and Lawrence might have the star power to force the issue.
The Tigers' game against Boston College this weekend will mark the team's third straight noon start, meaning the day's first meal will once again hold outsize importance for Clemson players.
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who is projected to be the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, in September declared this would be his last college season.
Gene Sapakoff column: It's complicated, it's a longshot, it's spectacular for Coastal Carolina to be in a position to dream about a New Year's Six bowl game.
Offensive coordinator Tony Elliott said the backup running back job is still up for grabs, and the Tigers' wide receivers' production has lagged behind seasons past.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson's performance Saturday might not have worked against Alabama or Ohio State but it was enough to zap Syracuse's second-half momentum and force a depleted Tigers team to get better.
Andrew Booth Jr.'s scoop and score late in the third quarter finally allowed Clemson to pull away in what turned into a 47-21 victory over Syracuse.
Ajou Ajou, the product of a small town in Canada, is one of coach Dabo Swinney's favorite players. His rise is a point of pride for Katelynn McColl, his former basketball coach who's become a mainstay in his life.