Clemson overcomes sluggish play and boos
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Clemson overcomes sluggish play and boos

Tigers score four fourth-quarter touchdowns to put away Boston College

Photo: Kelly Bryant

Boston College played typical Boston College football – good defense but no offense.

The Clemson Tigers were not overwhelming, with only its defense showing up, but that’s how titles are won. Even the best offenses come up flat over the course of a 12-game season. It’s the nature of the sport. Reliable defense wins titles. ... 


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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