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Clemson’s Dabo Swinney thinks only Clemson can beat Alabama

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According to Dabo Swinney, there is one team in college football that can beat the Alabama Crimson Tide. Fortunately for Swinney, it’s the Clemson team he brought to Tampa to compete in Monday night’s National Championship game. “To be honest with you, I don’t think there’s another team out there that’s capable of beating Alabama,” Swinney said. “I think we’re probably the only team that has a chance. You know, that’s – and we do, we’ve got a solid chance.…

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Dominic Calabro: College football is a touchdown for Florida’s local and state economies

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It is Hurricane season in Florida. And Seminole season. And it’s also the season for the Gators and Rattlers and Bulls and many others. After a long hot summer, Floridians are eagerly awaiting the return of college football. Not only is college football great for the fans, but it is also a boon for communities and the state’s economy. College football fans visit cities across Florida from all over the state and even the country to see their favorite team…

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No. 1 Clemson celebrates playoff selection with pizza party

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There’s an ongoing celebration at Clemson, and the latest shindig was Sunday’s pizza party at Death Valley for about 20,000 of Dabo Swinney‘s new best friends. The coach had mentioned in passing nearly a month ago that if the Tigers earned a spot in the College Football Playoff he would have a pizza party when the final four teams were announced on Sunday. The comment took on a life of its own as the Tigers continued to win, and Swinney…

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