1. Power Ranking College Football's Top Ten Mascots

    College football is not only about what happens on the gridiron. It's a comprehensive Saturday experience that includes tailgating, massive stadiums, cheerleaders, and a band. There are also mascots...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about 4 years ago 8,191 reads 54 comments

  2. NFL Mock Draft 2010: Why Clemson RB C.J. Spiller May Be the Hottest Commodity

    It's time to get excited. It's also time to make plans and figure out where you are going to be watching Thursday's NFL draft. Sam Bradford appears to be the first pick to the lowly Rams, but after that, anything can happen...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 6,290 reads 7 comments

  3. Clemson Coaching Search Should Include a Look at Bobby Lutz

    So, it’s more than a week into the post-Oliver Purnell era in the upstate, and Terry Don Phillips has yet to offer Bobby Lutz an interview? Phillips made the correct decision ...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,238 reads 5 comments

  4. Oliver Purnell Leaves Clemson for More Money, the Big East

    Oliver Purnell, we hardly knew ye. At best, going to DePaul is a lateral move. More likely, Purnell will have a much harder time trying to restore a team outside of the Big East mainstream than he had resurrecting the Clemson Tigers...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 578 reads 2 comments

  5. Clemson Tigers Football: Five Circles on the 2010 Schedule

    If you were to ask Dabo Swinney what games he is thinking about right now, he’d almost certainly tell you that he was focused on the home opener with North Texas. That’s a nice line, but there’s way more to it than that...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 3,669 reads 22 comments

  6. Final Four 2010: New Strategy May Trump Conventional Thinking

    It’s happening again, in case you haven’t noticed. Once upon a time, a generation swore that a 45-second shot clock would destroy the strategy in college basketball. It didn’t...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 329 reads 0 comments

  7. 2010 NCAA Bracket Update: Predicting the Sweet Sixteen Upsets

    Only two rounds in, and the 2010 edition of the NCAA tournament lacks for nothing. There have been buzzer beaters, dominance by some of the favorites, unlikely heroes, and upsets...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 2,120 reads 2 comments

  8. 2010 NCAA March Madness: A Must-Win for Oliver Purnell's Clemson Tigers?

    Tomorrow will tell. While it’s too early to call the matchup with Missouri a crossroads game for Oliver Purnell, be assured of one thing: Tiger nation is ready for success in March at the national level...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 418 reads 4 comments

  9. 2010 March Madness Bracket: Eight Surprise Teams That Could Win It All

    March can be a cruel, cruel mistress. Mississippi State has already felt the sting. The Bulldogs came a tenth of a second from a berth in the tournament and inclusion on this list...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 2,921 reads 22 comments

  10. 2010 ACC Tournament: A Dubious History For The Clemson Tigers

    This fan remembers. Growing up in Charlotte, the ACC tournament was the most important event of the year, bar none. If you brought in a ticket stub the following Monday, missing school to go to the quarterfinal round was an excused absence...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 369 reads 6 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament 2010: Capping the ACC Field Headed Into Greensboro

    Another ACC regular season is in the books, and now it gets really exciting. Duke and Maryland spit the regular season title, but it's a whole new season now. After the co-champs, Florida State and Clemson are definitely in...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 321 reads 8 comments

  12. NCAA Tourney 2010: Breaking Down the ACC's Chances

    What an odd year. Here it is, with most teams having a mere game remaining on their regular season schedules, and there are only two teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference ranked in the AP Top 25 poll...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,592 reads 7 comments

  13. 2010 NFL Combine Snub: The Case for Clemson's Michael Palmer

    Six Clemson Tigers made the trip to the 2010 NFL Combine. All six have NFL talent and all six should be drafted. There should have been a seventh invitee. Tight end Michael Palmer isn’t exactly a burner...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,430 reads 0 comments

  14. Clemson Tigers Collapse at Maryland and Bring Back Familiar Feelings

    At some point, it begins to sound like a broken record. Twice in 2008, once at home and once in Chapel Hill, Clemson blew huge second half leads to the North Carolina Tar Heels...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 154 reads 2 comments

  15. NCAA Early Commitments: Is the System Flawed?

    Sometimes anticipation is better than the real thing. At the very least, the buzz about recruiting doesn’t end with National Signing Day. Tennessee is in the news...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 408 reads 1 comments

  16. ACC Basketball: Headed For a Disappointment in the NCAA Tournament?

    As we speed towards March, an ACC fan can’t help but feel a little uneasy about the prospects of the conference in the Big Dance. The signs were there early, despite the lofty expectations of certain members...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 906 reads 2 comments

  17. Clemson's Crezdon Butler: Underrated Corner Headed to 2010 NFL Combine

    There is a proud, strong tradition of cornerbacks at Clemson University.  Do the names Tye Hill, Justin Miller, and Donnell Woolford ring a bell? The Tigers graduated two outstanding corners this year...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,201 reads 3 comments

  18. Clemson Tigers Find Success In Current Home Stand

    The Tigers are two-thirds of the way through an all important ACC home stand and Clemson has taken care of business at Littlejohn Coliseum.  The win against Florida State was pretty.  The Miami victory earlier today wasn’t so much...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  19. James Toney and Vassiliy Jirov: The Night That Was

    It’s tough to be a fan of the sweet science if you’re below the age of 40. The generation before us had it easy...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,105 reads 0 comments

  20. Clemson Football 2010: Breaking Down the Tigers' Schedule

    It's never to early to think about the fall. This year's Tiger schedule features seven bowl teams from 2009. Clemson was the only team in America to face four teams ranked in the top 15 a year ago, and this year's schedule won't be any easier...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,694 reads 6 comments

  21. What Clemson Tigers Must Do to Extend Their Season Late into March

    It’s getting close to crunch time for Oliver Purnell and his Tigers.  If Clemson basketball wants to extend their season past the ACC Tournament in a fashion other than the NIT, the season starts now...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 173 reads 2 comments

  22. Clemson Tigers Recruiting: National Signing Day 2010 Report Card

    Here it is, National Signing Day. This is the biggest day for all college football fans between the end of the bowls and the Spring Game. For anticipation and suprises, this day can't be beat...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,510 reads 4 comments

  23. Clemson Tigers Reach Midway Point in Their ACC Campaign

    This is officially the midway point in the ACC season for the Clemson Tigers, and they’re batting .500. Parity in the ACC is a new thing...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  24. Littlejohn Coliseum: Clemson's Distinct Home Court Advantage

    Littlejohn Coliseum is a throwback to the old ACC. Once upon a time, the conference played home games in sweaty, noisy gyms like Carmichael Auditorium, Reynolds Coliseum, and Allen Fieldhouse...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 395 reads 0 comments

  25. Could Clemson Steal Keenan Allen From Nick Saban and Alabama?

    Keenan Allen, welcome to Clemson, SC.   While it may be a little early to count on this five-star recruit to play for the Tigers, it looks like Clemson has a better chance than first thought...

    Chris Burrows Written by Chris Burrows about over 4 years ago 1,510 reads 7 comments