The ranked ACC teams this week include UNC, Duke, and...Clemson? That's
Tigers are in the Top 25 for the first time since 1999. In Durham or
Chapel Hill, or College Park, Atlanta, or Winston-Salem, or even up in
Boston, it's not that big a deal. It happens on a regular basis. But
not so often down in Clemson. The folks there are sure to be
It could come to a crashing halt on Thursday when Clemson hosts
Georgia. Like Oliver Purnell, Dennis Felton is success waiting to
happen. Unfortunately, it's not on TV.
If Clemson gets past Georgia, they have a chance, however slight, of going to
17-0. They have games with FSU and Georgia Tech coming up, but both teams
are erratic and can be beaten.
At 12-0, Clemson is, barring total collapse, assured of post-season play with
a strong chance of making the NCAAs.