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Old 12-30-2013, 10:28 AM   #101
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It comes across as a forced tradition to help us break into the upper echelon of rivalry games where the focus should be on the quality of the on-field product. Au/bama and the rest of big names aren't talked about nationally because they have a catchy nickname or flash trophy, it's because it's an annual battle of elite teams whose tradition isn't a ceremony it's in their achievements.



If sc and Clemson keep winning and meeting in top 10 showdowns with now playoff implications, we will be right up there with the other rivalries.

This. I don't really care either way. A cooler trophy would be nice, but the way it's being pushed by a segment of our fans just turns me off. I'd rather see it occur naturally. I also think the whole tree statue thing is a bit over the top. I'd be a proponent of a palmetto tree trophy and/or some tree uni patches/helmet stickers.
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Old 12-30-2013, 10:36 AM   #102
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I love the Palmetto w/crescent flag , It's way too cool not to use some way in the game
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:20 PM   #103
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If anyone gets on Spurrier's radio call-in show, please ask him about the Clash of the Crescent idea. I would love to hear Spurrier's comments about this. If Spurrier supports this, I believe this idea will become a reality.

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Old 01-16-2014, 02:22 PM   #104
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If anyone gets on Spurrier's radio call-in show, please ask him about the Clash of the Crescent idea. I would love to hear Spurrier's comments about this. If Spurrier supports this, I believe this idea will become a reality.

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Did anyone happen to do this?
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Old 01-16-2014, 04:58 PM   #105
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:09 PM   #106
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Just wondering.. does the Hardees Trophy have anything to do with the fast food chain?

If it's a really stupid question, I apologize.
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:59 PM   #107
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Just wondering.. does the Hardees Trophy have anything to do with the fast food chain?

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Yes it does. One of the executive members of Hardee's had a kid that played for clemson. He "donated" the trophy some time ago.

frankly, It is a piece of crap and I would prefer not to have some clemson tie to it.
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Default Re: New rivalry proposal; "Clash of the Crescent"

I think the rivalry game currently being called the 'Palmetto Bowl' has a better ring to it. And if I am not mistaken the winning team always takes a trophy.
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Old 05-17-2014, 05:42 PM   #110
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"Palmetto State Showdown" the winner gets the "Palmetto Gold Plate" not a trophy, just to be different.
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So is this going to happen or what?
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So is this going to happen or what?

No.
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No.
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