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Old 12-24-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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SBnation is killing it this AM. If you're on twitter and don't follow their feed, you should.

Clemson vs. South Carolina, the overwhelming narrative

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I thought it was a good read.
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Old 12-24-2013, 12:25 PM   #3
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Default Re: Clemson vs. South Carolina, the overwhelming narrative

Not much on the rivalry... Really a piece on Tahj as a senior football player. Good read though.
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Old 12-24-2013, 12:28 PM   #4
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SBNation & BleacherReport are on top of their game.
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Default Re: Clemson vs. South Carolina, the overwhelming narrative

Yea not really about the rivalry.
More about just how hectic a college football player's schedule is, not including classes.
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Yea not really about the rivalry.
More about just how hectic a college football player's schedule is, not including classes.
That was my take on it too.
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I have no problem with Tajh, seems like a good guy.
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I have no problem with Tajh, seems like a good guy.
I think its a front. Like all of clemson. Specially dbo. Hes a good QB tho. I dont think hes strong enough mentally to be any good in the NFL tho. Actually i take that back. He carved up LSUs D. And UGAs. Those were pretty good. We bash him cause he chokes agasnt a good D. But he did great against those two. I think he just chokes agasnt us. Just somethin about our game against them.
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Old 12-24-2013, 07:30 PM   #9
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He has matured a lot since his first year starting. He seems like a pretty ok kid
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I think its a front. Like all of clemson. Specially dbo. Hes a good QB tho. I dont think hes strong enough mentally to be any good in the NFL tho. Actually i take that back. He carved up LSUs D. And UGAs. Those were pretty good. We bash him cause he chokes agasnt a good D. But he did great against those two. I think he just chokes agasnt us. Just somethin about our game against them.
UGA's D wasn't very good this year. At least not the secondary. The run D was good though.
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Old 12-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #11
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I think its a front. Like all of clemson. Specially dbo. Hes a good QB tho. I dont think hes strong enough mentally to be any good in the NFL tho. Actually i take that back. He carved up LSUs D. And UGAs. Those were pretty good. We bash him cause he chokes agasnt a good D. But he did great against those two. I think he just chokes agasnt us. Just somethin about our game against them.
I don't think it's a front, I just think he is a genuinely weird dude. It's just covered up because he's been taught to say the right thing (most of the time) when in front of a camera by Clemson's media people, and by the fact that everyone thinks he is a stereotypical starting QB for a major college football team.

I mean seriously...before you read this article how many of you actually thought that this guy listened to all this different kinds of music, and will willingly talk to anyone and everyone about anything.
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:28 AM   #12
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I just can not see Tajh being anything more than second string in the the NFL.
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That was a pretty good read...thanks for the link
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Old 12-26-2013, 10:08 AM   #14
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Good read. I like Tahj Boyd. As a matter of fact I like all Clemson players. Do I want them to play well against us? Well no. But you can't lose sight of the fact that these are 18-21 year old kids that are realizing their dream while performing their craft.
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"He tells me this as he's on hold, waiting to speak to another national reporter about Clowney."

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Some great quotes in this piece:

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"I know what 'Clemsoning' is," Boyd admits on Tuesday. "It relates to the past, the previous year at Clemson, before we got here. I think it was, you know, it’s essentially defined as Clemson losing to teams they’re not supposed to. But we haven’t done that since I’ve been here. My redshirt sophomore year, we lost to NC State and Georgia Tech, and obviously we were supposed to win those games, but other than that, it doesn't happen anymore."
Sadly, when you have been coached by a guy who spins things so well and never really addresses the problem, choosing to deploy misdirection instead, this is what you get. While acknowledging clemsoning exists, he redefines it. It is not just "losing to teams you are they're not supposed to." It is losing badly, building up lofty expectations and selling them to everyone else only to be proven dead wrong on the biggest stages. It is about 20 minutes of a nationally televised broadcast covering your entrance, only to turn the ball over in the first minute of the actual game. Boyd will need to learn to not buy into the garbage to truly reach his potential. As long as he keeps the crutches that Dabo has to naturally provide to prop himself up, this will just continue in the pros.

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"It’s unreal. It’s unbelievable," he says in response to the multitude of questions he fielded about Clemson's time-of-possession stats. "We want to play fast. Time of possession only matters when you aren’t scoring."
Time of possession also matters from a defensive standpoint. Chad Morris can't understand that living in a vacuum of offense doesn't equal a good TEAM.

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Earlier in the morning, during Boyd's weekly meeting with the local media (affectionately dubbed "Tuesdays with Tajh"), he mentions the previously unpublicized fact that during Clowney's recruiting visit to Clemson, Boyd served as his host.
Never knew this before...
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Never knew this before...
Maybe that's when the nightmares started?
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Maybe that's when the nightmares started?
Nah, but it is when Clowney first caught Tajh's scent.
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