Clemson FootballDownload App

Tigers Must Not Overlook The Wolfpack

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 26:  Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers watches on from the sideliens during their game against the TCU Horned Frogs at Memorial Stadium on September 26, 2009 in Clemson, South Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Matt ElmoreContributor INovember 11, 2009

 

    Well here we sit two games away from the end of ACC play, and two wins from heading to Tampa, but there is one thing we must remember, we still have to win our games, this season is far from over.

    This team has come very far; it is truly a new team. This is shown by the drastic change in their play from before the bye week, until now. This team seems to hold all the intangibles to finish, unlike the teams in the past. I feel that it all starts with the coaching.

    I don’t think that Dabo will allow this team to become comfortable, I feel like he is the type of person who will push a team no matter what. After the FSU game he has plenty to work with, the poor kicking game has to be the number one issue. If we cannot make extra points how can we expect to win close games?

    Looking to this week’s game I would be lying if I said I wasn’t scared about the match up. In the ACC you can throw stats out the window, and all expectations seem to fall. The team cannot think that they have the Championship game in the bag just because they beat FSU.

    This is a good trap game, but if the Tigers can win, and BC loses then the tigers clinch the ACCCG. I guess I am just stuck in the "Bowden era mindset" but I am just waiting for that key loss. That thought lingers in the back of my mind, but I feel Dabo is a stronger coach than Bowden was, and he will have the team ready to play.

    I have been waiting for this team to finally finish a season, and I feel that this one has the intangibles to get it done. Just because I feel they can do it doesn’t mean I'm not afraid of what could happen.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices