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They Say: "Chad Morris loves it here and said he won't leave until his daughter graduates from HS."
Reality: Chad Morris has interviewed for every open position over the last two weeks trying to GTHO of tigertown.
They Say: "Columbia crime, gang violence, drugs make me appreciate that our players don't get involved in that. We dont have that at Clemson. We tell recruits its almost impossible to get in trouble at Clemson."
Reality: Star player gets caught w pot, prescription drugs. Player beats girlfriend with a towel rod and straight razor. Two homocides at campus apartments in 5 years. Head coach gets busted for speeding and exposes city and county police preferential treatment.
They Say: "Carolina is the graveyard of coaches."
Reality: Not since Danny Ford has a Clemson coach left Clemson for a comparable job. Hatfield, West downgraded. Tommy Bowden averaged 8 wins a year at Clemson and has been out of coaching 4 years. Carolina has two asst coaches in three years leave for head coaching opportunities.
They Say: The reason Dabo isn't being persued for any of the dozen or so major college openings is because everyone knows Clemson is a destination and the only school he would leave for is Alabama.
Reality: Multiple coaches attempt to bolt Clemson coaching staff and Dabo is not on Alabama's radar screen.
They Say: "It's not a rivalry, its a domination."
Reality: Clemson has a .59 winning percentage against Carolina, the same as FSU/UF. We have won 4 in a row by an average margin of victory of 18pts.
They say: "I'm proud that we are in the ACC. The ACC stands for academic integrity, not just football factories like the SEC."
Reality: Clemson is in the bottom 1/4 academically in the ACC. The ACC's flagship public institution is found guilty of widespread academic fraud.
They say: "We graduated 75% of our football players! And USUCK graduated only 35%!!!"
Reality: The numbers they were quoting were found to be inaccurate, and the spread between the two schools is only 5%. The topic is immediately removed from all their message boards.
They Say: "Sammy Watkins will be a Heisman frontunner as a Sophomore! Mark my words!"
Reality: Sammy Watkins finishes the season with two 100 yard games and 3 TD's. He finishes behind two Duke receivers at 16th in the ACC.
They Say: "Tahj Boyd for Heisman! It's gonna happen! Look at his stats!"
Reality: Tahj Boyd is off the Heisman radar and finishes well behind the DE from South Carolina that ended his campaign.
They Say: Dabo Swinney is such a fine upstanding man. I'm glad we have a man of character at the helm of our program who does things the right way.
Reality: In 2001, Mike Dubose's staff at Alabama is fired for multiple major infractions and the Albert Means scandal. Dabo Swinney is intimately involved in Mean's recruitment. A man involved dies. The staff is so radioactive Dabo takes a Real Estate job. His former position coach, Tommy Bowden later hires him back into coaching. To repay him, 5 years later Swinney betrays his boss and lobbies for his job. 5 years later, he is ticketed for speeding and one week later the arresting officer is fired. Great guy.
This post was edited by simms2000 16 months ago
My favorite line was "a man involved later dies." lol.
Spot On! Was not aware that Rev. Dildo was involved in the Albert Means scandal. Not surprised though. Where there is smoke, there is fire.
I just awarded POTD to someone else
this has to be
Post Of The Season
POTS...just like Sammy
i like it. all that is good stuff.
How can I convert this to a WORD doc....I cpd and printed it but it's too small. I need this really badly for my Clemacquaintances
Great summary, but you left out so much. For example: track coaches embezzling funds, DeAndre McDaniel, the revenge of the squirrels, recruits flashing cash, FSU's academic fraud, UNCheat's and GT's recruiting violations and sanctions, Miami's huge NCAA investigation, Dilbert's rants (sleeping with his mom and prediction about his D's national attention), "Pulling a Clemsux" and "Clemsoning," Clemsux's fraud in trumping up their US News & World Report ranking, jet ski death, and more.
This is an awesome post. Thank you very much for making my evening.
I would upvote this 100 times if it would let me.
Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
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Love Carolina, hate clemson. Only part of post I don't like is the reference to the campus shootings. I saw the parents on the news tonight and it seemed like the kid that was killed was a good guy. As a parent, I can't imagine what the family is going thru. Can't stand anything Clemson, but this incident transcends Carolina-clemson. Otherwise I love the post and I am sure that the post wasn't implying anything about this poor kid, just that Clemsux has the same issues that most colleges have. They are not anywhere close to " holier than thou" status. They suck in general.
have you tried increasing the size of the font once you paste it in the word doc?
I also don't have time to teach you how to speak hobo.
34-17, 4-3, 7-1, 29-7, 34-13 ALL STOP!!! It's a GREAT TIME TO BE A GAMECOCK! Back 2 Back Natty's! DOMINATION By GAMECOCK NATION!
I was going to upvote you for the title alone but your post deserves so much more.
Awesome freakin post.
Can someone fill me in on the whole "Dabo betraying Tommy Bowden" thing? I've heard about it a few times but I apparently missed that.
when did Danny Ford leave for a comparable or higher job? He was fired.
Hatfield and West were fired too. Just meant "after" Clemson.
Lol. I have it on good authority that several other men involved will also die.
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