Comments by 33dtb

Written on Tiger defense pursuing 'great,' fighting complacency:

in response to Clemorange:

33, did you not watch the Clemson and LSU game? Boyd was getting beat down with a sledge hammer and still delivered.

my point exactly ......and W Va, and Carolina, and FSU ??????????
and what about Charlie Whitehurst.... never had as much as 3 seconds.....and we've had really good running backs that could NEVER get any yards inside..

Written on Tiger defense pursuing 'great,' fighting complacency:

in response to TigerNE:

Every place you look where Tiger fans go read about the team or to chat, there are always some who suffer from a severe case of SEC envy. I suspect some of them are really SEC fans and just looking to be controversial. Not sure where 33dtb fits in that spectrum. But if 33 is really a Tiger fan, perhaps he needs to choose an alternate SEC team to get behind. His life with be much happier....

Even thought our O line is far from top 10, it isn't as bad as those with SEC envy think it is.

Played football and graduated from Clemson, thank you very much............I'm just darn well tired of Carolina beating us for a change......

Written on Tiger defense pursuing 'great,' fighting complacency:

in response to TigerNE:

We should be used to being underrated by "experts" in the professional sports media. And I like it. Hopefully Venables and the other coaches prefect using it for motivation in the early part of the season.

If we don't finish solidly in the top 10 in both pass and rush defense this season, it will be disappointing.

We're going to be underrated by "experts" until we get an O-Line worthy of rating.........till our QBs can throw a deep pass with getting beat with a 2x4. ....till our very talented RBs can get the yards they should.

Bama's and LSU's QBs look across O-Lines with butts 3 feet across...

Written on Countdown to kickoff: Tigers take aim at turning tide against Gamecocks:

Carolina will never get a 6-peat, let alone match our TWO............

Written on Tiger football moves into pre-fall mode this week with interviews, All-In Cookout:

less talk, less statistics, more fundamentals, maybe real tackling, real locking,............my HS and Clemson coaches would have kicked me all over the field for some of the sloppiness one sees these days

Written on 'Top left tackle' Mitch Hyatt lives up to his billing at The Opening:

finally getting some depth on O-Line ??? and some greatness

Written on Around the ACC: Tigers' LBs, DLs lead ACC; Duke on top-20 recruiting pace:

....."Clemson's defensive line and linebackers have been ranked as the ACC's best "........

I hope for the day we hear this about our O-Line ..........

Then we'll get back to "owning" the Gamecocks. regardless of how they recruit....

Written on Roundtable: Rivalry showdowns and Clemson's 'standard':

......"Are the Gamecocks in the Tigers' heads? Quite possibly. "...............

Spurrier himself said they were lucky to beat of us last year (kind of an ultimate Spurrier jab, if you think about it)....and they were,,,, we need to get our minds right,,

why did we quit running Hod Rod in that game ????????????

Written on Sizing up the ACC: Tiger o-line in transition, aiming for next level:

at least we're not hearing the usual spring "O-Line problem is finally fixed" mantra.

Written on Sizing up the ACC: Swinney, FSU's Fisher lead intriguing coaching fraternity:

statistics are for losers...........let's just beat carolina

next thing you know, we'll have a guy timing punt hang-time like they used to do.

Written on Vanderbilt gives former Clemson assistant Tim Corbin his first CWS title:

in response to gamecockg:

Fattiger close only counts in Horseshoes,and clempson just had a bad baseball team.Damm its hard to believe the ACC has not won a National Championship in baseball since 1955 ( Wake Forrest )

So, how 'bout them gamecocks ?

Written on Jack Leggett loves his job, is "ready to work hard for Clemson':

.........."Vanderbilt gives former Clemson assistant Tim Corbin his first CWS title"........

in this paper

Written on Jack Leggett loves his job, is "ready to work hard for Clemson':

"Jack Leggett loves his job, is 'ready to work hard for Clemson'"...............finally ?????

Written on 2014 Forecast: Clemson offense evolution toes line of reloading, regressing:

someone commented that when 'Bama's O-Line goes into their stances,every backside is 3 feet across...

Written on 2014 Forecast: Clemson offense evolution toes line of reloading, regressing:

"short to intermediate passes" and "trying to run" both speak to our "every year newly fixed" O-Line situation, no ???

Written on Clemson's consistency catching eyes, earning respect:

in response to Clemorange:

Yeah I'm glad we finally passed the torch of clemsoning. And it seems our friends down the road have picked it up? Hasn't Carolina lost some odd ones the last few years that nobody expected. I guess we can start a new one.. Carolinaing??? Cocking? Idk, insults have never been my thing but oh how the tables have turned. I do believe if Stoudt plays the game he is capable of then we have a darn good chance of beating UGA, Floridastate and especially Carolina. As strong as Boyd was in every game of his career I do believe our losses can be directly pinned back on him and usually I'm not quick on pointing the finger at the QB.

been saying that for a while....Boyd's high point was beating LSU w/o an O-Line, but other than that one has to wonder about Chad Morris's choice of "pets".

Written on Tigers' Jeff Scott ranked as nation's No. 7 recruiter by ESPN:

as long as he gets better at recruiting O-Line than his father.

Written on CFB mags differ on Clemson QB, agree on expectations:

in response to YabbaDaboDooDoo:

You're replacing the QB that rewrote your school's passing records. You're replacing your 1,000 yard rusher who, along with your QB, took every meaningful carry last season. And you've lost your top 2 receivers to the NFL. 18 guys caught footballs for Clemson last year. 3 of them (Watkins, Bryant, McDowell) had more than half your total receptions. All 3 are gone. Basically, every guy who made a play on offense last year is gone. And you're going to somehow be even better and have your best team ever?

As far as your defense goes, look at how many points you gave up against the dwarves on your schedule compared to your ranked opponents. Against SCST(13), NCST(14), WF(7), Syracuse(14), BC(14), MD(27), UVA(10), GT(31), Citadel(6) you gave up an average of 17 points. Against UGA(35), FSU(51), SC(31), and OSU(35), you gave up an average of 38 points. You didn't stop good teams. You had to OUTSCORE them. With the players you lost on offense, you won't be able to match last year's numbers. And breaking in a new cast of characters on offense in Athens and Tallahassee to start the season doesn't bode well for you.

Nothing but homer-talk from you. You've got some rose-colored glasses and you're going to be disappointed.

So, what ABOUT the gamecocks ????

Written on AD asking old-school coach to try out some not-so-new ideas:

here's a crazy idea.... how 'bout coaching the fundamentals ....fielding, hitting, teamwork execution...????

Written on Leggett sees 'great things ahead' for Tiger baseball:

....."Leggett sees 'great things ahead' for Tiger baseball".......

could have some of those "great things" this year..

Written on Jack Leggett feels 'safe' with AD support:

...."For a Clemson club that’s recruited well of late, Leggett says any staff shakeup could have been “devastating” for the program.".....

recruiting can hardly improve with a burnt-out coach, on the decline, that "feels safe".

Written on Sizing up the ACC: Tigers aim to add 'smashmouth' to spread:

....."Tigers aim to add 'smashmouth' to spread"....

smashmouth works a lot better with an O-Line....

Written on Sizing up the ACC: Disruptive Clemson d-line poised for big 2014:

......"Disruptive Clemson d-line poised for big 2014"..............

when we can say that about the O-Line, we'll get back to beating Carolina regularly....

Written on June drama: as always, Tigers hoping for minimal damage from MLB draft:

Leggett won't recruit "pitchers" like USC's Roth who's "fastball" was somewhere in the 82 mph range. we never beat him.

Every once in a while, he'll get a good fastball pitcher, but of course, they always leave ASAP for the draft........Roth stayed for 4 years, dang it !!!!

Written on Report: Jack Leggett will return for 22nd season as Tigers' head coach:

......"fans do not drive the decision of the AD to fire a coach."........

buttocks in the seats eventually do tho.

Written on Despite early exit, Leggett still confident in program's future:

in response to kellytown:

I agree with your comment 100%. Jacks time as Head coach has passed some time ago. We have lost assistant coaches that we should have kept and parted ways with jack. Clemson needs a new head coach. Jack has lost the team!!

kinda puts one in mind of our "late / great" football coach that has since flunked out of color commentary.........we should have kept Rich Rod.

Written on Clemson's baseball future and the power of words: Has Jack said too much already?:

in response to fasttiger44#293363:

It's my understanding Jack has two years left on a contract with a base salary of $416,000. If he gets fired, Clemson has to pay that one year as a buyout. From an economic point of view, it's a no brainer. You keep him and let the chips fall where they fall. He may bring the team back to another powerhouse like we use to be. If not, then you do not renew his contract and he's gone. Two more years in the grand scheme of things isn't a big deal. Give him a chance to get us back on top or let him go but not now. As much as they (Clemson University) poor mouths about being broke save the $416,000 and sit back and see if he brings them back to what we are all use to seeing when they play those great teams. He may surprise us all and take us back to Omaha next year.

......" If not, then you do not renew his contract and he's gone.".....

Just don't do like we did with the "late/great TB" and extend and then fire him.....

Written on Playoff profile: Clemson's final four bid has strengths, question marks:

When Alabama's O-Line go into their stances, all their buttocks look to be 3 feet across....... can you just imagine C.J. Spiller running with a line like that in college ???????

Written on Despite early exit, Leggett still confident in program's future:

..."Leggett has two years left on his contract that pays him $400,000 per year in base and supplemental salary (before incentives). Firing Leggett immediately after the 2014 season would cost Clemson a buyout of roughly $416,666, essentially costing the athletic department one year's salary to usher in Clemson's third head coach since 1957.".......

http://www.shakinthesouthland.com/201...

Written on Despite early exit, Leggett still confident in program's future:

All the good assistants are gone to other schools and one could suspect that Leggett has gone "t, bowden" and is hiring assistants that would not be a threat to his job.............. still can't figure how Dabbo snuck in under the radar ......

Written on Despite season, dismal weekend, Leggett has earned a chance to right the ship:

in response to fasttiger44#293363:

Yes, we played horribly in Nashville but, should Jake get fired over it? I personally think he deserves at least one more year. We have been too good for too long a period of time to get rid of the coach for playing defense like a little league team all weekend and embarrassing ourselves. When I think back to the Spring of '96 with our home series with highly ranked FSU and we got 47 outs by K's out of 81, I believe Jack was the coach and I don't recall him throwing not one pitch. He has taken us to the top (almost) and shouldn't be fired for 2 bad games in Nashville. Let's see how next year goes and then talk about his future at Clemson. This is a knee jerk reaction to a couple of real lousy games.

....."deserves at least one more year" ???????

can you say tommy bowden ??????????

Written on Despite season, dismal weekend, Leggett has earned a chance to right the ship:

...."Despite season, dismal weekend, Leggett has earned a chance to right the ship"........

Why couldn't he have started "righting" earlier in the season ??????

All the good assistants are gone to other schools and one could suspect that Leggett has gone "t, bowden" and is hiring assistants that would not be a threat to his job.............. still can't figure how Dabbo snuck in under the radar ......

Written on ESPN: Clemson a playoff contender, FSU a clear repeat favorite:

in response to TheTruth46:

Too funny. You, 33, and most Clemmers must have gotten a lifetime membership to The History Channel for Christmas. Call me names or whatever you wish. Just reenforces the lack of class on your part. Nothing changes the fact, as of now, you are nothing more than chicken feed. Don't be too upset when you get spanked again in November. The number is 5...read it and weep. We'll see if you are LOL at that time.

......................." The number is 5...read it and weep."...........

'Course THAT"S not "history".....just 'Gcocks trying to have it both ways......won so little over the years...

Written on Swofford challenges ACC football to build on FSU, Clemson momentum:

In other words, Duke and UNC need to improve to a point that the refs can put them over the top ????

Written on Texans' Nuk Hopkins looking for more opportunities to make his team better:

...."Au contraire, I thought Nuk could have set all-time records if Chad and Taj had given him at least as many touches as Sammy, and I believe Sammy will really have to work, for a change, to equal Nuk in the NFL in the long run, because class will eventually tell..

Written on Texans' Nuk Hopkins looking for more opportunities to make his team better:

in response to TigerNE:

I remember it very differently. Many of us raved about Nuk, especially against LSU - almost 200 yards - and a couple of times against FSU.

Remind me if Sammy played in those games ..????

Written on Texans' Nuk Hopkins looking for more opportunities to make his team better:

Nuk is a class act, but he didn't get any respect at Clemson either as long as Sammy was dresseed out and could stand up....

Written on ESPN: Clemson a playoff contender, FSU a clear repeat favorite:

in response to TheTruth46:

Good luck with that gents. Six is indeed a magical number. Nothing like a nice stroll in the valley in late November.

Clemson leads, 65-42-5
Current streak: South Carolina, five

SC LONGEST WIN STREAK
5 2009-2013
CU LONGEST WIN STREAK
7 1934-1940

Clemson 4-peats
1897-1900
1916-1919
1927-1930
1934-1940 (7!!)
80-83
88-91
97-2000
02-05
SCAR's 4-peats
51-54
09-12

Yeah, they've got quite a lot of catching up to do in the 4-peat department as well as the most wins in a row.

Written on Tigers walk-off to down No. 6 'Canes:

Go figure !

Written on ESPN: Clemson a playoff contender, FSU a clear repeat favorite:

Statistics are for losers................let's beat Carolina !!!!!!!!!!!!

Written on Clemson's 983 football APR ranks second in the ACC to Duke's 992:

in response to Bigboots:

If you are suggesting Clemson is not building an O-line, you should drop your keyboard into a Port-A-John.
Moron.

only just very lately.

CU grad, player, fan and once a coach of the game of football.

...It started with the "late/great TB" , who mistakenly thought he was too smart to need an O-Line. ........he was the Moron, but then I guess you were a fan.

"Power Line '89"

Written on Clemson's 983 football APR ranks second in the ACC to Duke's 992:

and Duke is evidently smart enough to build an O-Line.

Written on With pickups from Giella, Johnson, numbers adding up for Tiger recruiting class:

in response to smitty4523:

About time!! I think subpar O-line play has killed us the last few years. Glad to see the coaching staff finally addressing this.

Longer than a few years.......

Really looking forward to having a semblance of "Power Line '89"

Written on NFL Draft notes: Swinney 'disappointed' teams passed on Boyd:

in response to gamecockg:

we will see the LOVE you have for COACH DODO after Nov 29. SIX STRAIGHT.

The longest Clemson winning streak over South Carolina is 7 between 1934-1940.

http://www.winsipedia.com/south-carol...

Written on Boyd: 'I'm just going to play my game':

New York is a tough room. Nobody will be interested in "his game" or opinion until he doesn't fumble a big one.

Written on Forward thinking: like Marcus Lattimore, 49ers investing RS year in Brandon Thomas:

............."Thomas is the first Clemson offensive lineman to be drafted in the first three rounds in 35 years."...........................

What's that tell you ????

Written on NCAA unlikely to look kindly on Tigers' 2-1 loss to last-place Irish:

in response to michtiger:

They should not go to NCAA. I have followed this team all year. On a night when three teams fighting them for the last bye spot in ACC falter, they loose to the worst team in the ACC (worst by 4 games !!). You mentioned the 3rd inning but ignored NDs attempt to give them the game in both the 8th and 9th innings. In the 8th they walked 1st two batters and a wild pitch to have 2nd and 3rd with no out. Krieger lines out to 1st, Boulware gets Sac fly, Oakey PO and Dunster fly out. 9th inning we get 1st and 3rd one out. Slaton strikes out and runner steals gives us 2nd and 3rd 2 outs, Duggar SO. Notice the heart of the order faltered again and this against a horrible team, a pitcher with a 4.42 ERA and a gift of 9 walks. With so much at stake this team collapsed. Yes these are student athletes but something is very wrong when for many of the 60 games they have choked are bobbled the game away. The sad thing is with the other loses Clemson will probably capture the bye spot. But over the season some of the horrendous play and loses to very poor teams and chokes at plate in critical situations against quality teams is more that hard luck it is repetitive and is either really poor player personnel or coaching that can not motivate and prepare a team. They are beginning to look pitiful and hopefully we do not get a chance to see them fail badly in NCAA. Just stay home and work on some basics. They have 5 easy games left but they have been playing scared for most of the season and that spells trouble.

what he said ....

Written on Dream Team: Sammy Watkins selected at No. 4 by Buffalo Bills:

Just hope Watkins can eventually be as good as Nuk.

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