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Clemson Tigers defensive tackle Jabriel Robinson (90) pumps up the crowd before their game against Furman in Clemson on Saturday.

Uiagalelei leads No. 5 Clemson to 35-12 victory over Furman

CLEMSON — DJ Uiagalelei looks more and more like the leader who can continue Clemson's championship legacy, than the one who struggled his first season as a starter a year ago. Uiagalelei …

Clemson's Will Shipley and the Tigers host Furman on Saturday.

No. 5 Clemson has history, focus on its side vs. FCS Furman

CLEMSON - No. 5 Clemson has plenty of history on its side against Furman, including a perfect record against FCS teams, a home win streak that's nearly six years old, and a run of success over the Paladins that's lasted 84 years. More important …

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney received a new 10-year extension on Thursday.

Clemson HC Swinney gets raise, extended through 2031

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has a reworked contract that will pay him $115 million over 10 seasons through 2031. Swinney's enhanced contract follows megadeals given to Alabama's Nick Saban, Georgia's Kirby Smart and Ohio State's Ryan …

Clemson's Beaux Collins and the Tigers opened the season with a nationally televised game against Georgia Tech on Monday and will face state rival South Carolina later this month.

ACC gets September shot to boost reputation in marquee games

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke coach Mike Elko has been around college football long enough to know how the season's opening month can shape the perception of a league's strength. That's important in the weeks ahead for the Atlantic Coast Conference. The …

Clemson's Will Shipley (1) and the Tigers dropped one spot to No. 5 in the latest Associated Press poll.

AP Top 25 reality check: Should Georgia be No. 1?

Florida entered The Associated Press college football poll with a jolt. The first regular-season AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank didn't have much turnover Tuesday because only one ranked team lost to an unranked team. That was Utah falling at …

The Clemson defense swarms Georgia Tech's Dylan McDuffie (6) on Monday.

Clemson offense uneven as defense, special teams thrive in 41-10 rout of Georgia Tech

Those hoping to see some offensive improvement from the Clemson Tigers when they opened the season against Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff on Monday likely left the game…underwhelmed.The …

Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei and the Tigers open the season against Georgia Tech in Atlanta on Monday.

No. 4 Clemson opens in Atlanta against ACC rival Ga Tech

No. 4 Clemson (0-0) at Georgia Tech (0-0), Monday, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Clemson by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia Tech leads 50-34-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson is looking to make up for a subpar season …

Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei is ready to bounce back from a shaky first season as the Tigers' starter.

Clemson QB Uiagalelei slimmer, mentally ready for season

CLEMSON - Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei was bulky, bothered by injuries, and beaten down last year by critics upset that the Tigers were out of the ACC and national championship picture. Now, some 15 pounds trimmer, 100% healthy and mentally …

The perfect road trip to see all of the preseason Associated Press Top 25 teams includes watching Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and the Tigers travel to Wake Forest on Sept. 24.

A dream road trip to see every Top 25 college football team

It's time for another edition of AP's dream college football road trip, where we map out a schedule of games worth traveling to during the upcoming season. As usual, there are only two rules: First, we have to see every team in the AP's preseason …

Alabama head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide enter the season as the top-ranked team in college football.

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Pouring caution on that optimism

Low expectations rarely disappoint. That's not to say your favorite team will fail to live up to the promise that comes with landing a spot in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 college football poll presented by Regions Bank that was released …

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, center, is expected to coach the Tigers back into the College Football Playoff this season.

Predicting the 2022 national championship, biggest bowls

Sometimes a prediction can feel right even though it ends up wrong. And vice versa. Last season, this column projected both Ohio State and Alabama to miss the College Football Playoff. Bold? Dumb? The line is fine. One out of two isn't bad, …

Former Clemson head coach Monte Lee is now on the other side of the state's biggest college rivalry, taking a role at South Carolina as an associate head coach and recruiting coordinator.

Ex-Clemson baseball coach Lee embracing role as SC assistant

COLUMBIA - Monte Lee, born about a half hour from South Carolina, learned long ago the importance of the Gamecocks' fierce rivalry with Clemson. Now, Lee walks a seldom-traveled path as Clemson's ex-baseball coach who's joined South Carolina's …

Clemson defensive end K.J. Henry (5) and the rest of the Tigers' defensive will be crucial to their success this fall.

No. 4 Clemson counting on 'Avengers' D-line for a title run

CLEMSON - No. 4 Clemson is pinning its hopes of another championship run on "The Avengers." The Tigers, 10-3 in 2021 but out of ACC contention by midseason, have a stacked defensive line with experience and depth. They've named themselves after …

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9) and the Crimson Tide are the No. 1 team in the Associated Press' preseason Top 25.

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason AP Top 25; Ohio St, 'Dawgs next

With two of the best players in the country leading the way - and a championship game loss as motivation - Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press' preseason college football poll for the second straight-season and ninth time overall. Heisman …

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney answers a question at the NCAA college football Atlantic Coast Conference Media Days in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

Clemson returns as preseason ACC favorite

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Clemson is favored to return to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference this season. The Tigers were the preseason pick to win the league for the seventh time in eight seasons, according to voting results released Tuesday …