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Gameday in Columbia, Missouri – It’s a Jungle Out There

BY MICHAEL LEESE It just so happened that I was in a hotel elevator in Memphis when I spotted a gentleman wearing his Missouri Tiger gear. I asked what he was doing in Memphis and he replied that he and a few friends were on their way to the Mississippi game that Saturday. A friendship was kindled and I was asked if I would like to [ . . read more . . ]

Wild Crazy Weekend Leaves More Questions

BY MICHAEL LEESE What a weekend it was in the college football world.  If you’re a fan, you had to take a deep exhale after watching all the good football over the weekend. Drama, fantastic finishes, coaching blunders, and phenomenal plays were all on display! The following is a recap of what I saw take place and what I see could [ . . read more . . ]

What to Watch This Weekend

BY MICHAEL LEESE No. 5 FLORIDA STATE (5-0) AT No.3 CLEMSON (6-0)   For the last four seasons, the winner of this game has won the Atlantic Division, and again, the winner of this game will be in the driver’s seat to play in the ACC Championship Game.   The Seminole offense that is ranked third in the country, averaging 53.6 [ . . read more . . ]

My Gameday Experience at Clemson

This past weekend I traveled to Clemson, South Carolina and took in the Wake Forest vs. Clemson game.  I had agreat time, and learned a lot about the history and traditions of Clemson football. Death Valley Many people think the “Death Valley” nickname is derived from the fact that there  a cemetery located on the press box [ . . read more . . ]

Bowl picture……Six up, Six down

We are at the halfway point of what’s been a terrific season to this point. I was looking at the projected bowl matchups and realized we have the potential for some major surprises on the horizon. A quick look into my crystal ball and I see six prominent teams that will struggle to make a bowl.  A closer look reveals six more [ . . read more . . ]

Defense stands tall late in Clemson win over Georgia Tech

Yes, Georgia Tech is now 2-4 and off to their worst start since 1994. Yes, Georgia Tech has now lost three straight. Yes, Georgia Tech has a home loss to Middle Tennessee State. However, none of this matters to Clemson. The Tigers were able to exercise some demons of past seasons with a 47-31 victory over Georgia Tech in Death Valley on [ . . read more . . ]

Tigers show grit in first conference win

The trap game, the let-down, the emotional hangover… Going into this past weekend’s game in Chestnut Hill against Boston College, Clemson fans pondered just what kind of reaction they would see out of their team in the aftermath of suffering their first defeat of the season against division rival Florida State the week before. Over [ . . read more . . ]

Clemson to take on Tigers in Georgia Dome opener

Clemson fans will finally get to see first-hand what this year’s squad has to offer when the Tigers kick off their season Saturday night against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.  After the offseason speculation, scrimmages and practice reports, the time for predictions and guessing is finally over.   There are plenty of [ . . read more . . ]