For the College Football Playoff, Clemson needs to win out, others need chaos

For the College Football Playoff, Clemson needs to win out, others need chaos

Clemson’s path to the College Football Playoff seems clear – win out and they’re in. But with this committee, who knows? For other teams to make the College Football Playoff, chaos needs to reign supreme.

Clemson enters College Football Playoff top-four

Clemson enters College Football Playoff top-four

Clemson’s run of 24 consecutive rankings in the top-four was snapped last week, but Dabo Swinney’s Tigers weren’t out of a Playoff qualification spot long. Taking a look at the current Playoff picture.

Bittersweet day in the Valley: Swinney looks ahead to Senior Day
Bittersweet day in the Valley: Swinney looks ahead to Senior Day
Clemson (10-0 overall, 7-0 ACC) takes on Wake Forest (7-2, 3-2) Saturday at 3:30 pm (ABC) on Senior Day. Clemson has won 10 in a row in the series and opened as a 32-point favorite of the Demon Deacons, who lost at Virginia Tech last weekend.

Trevor Lawrence and Clemson offense on record-shattering pace
Trevor Lawrence and Clemson offense on record-shattering pace
When Trevor Lawrence walked over to the sideline after throwing his second interception in the first quarter against Louisville a month ago, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney asked him what he was looking at. Since then, Lawrence and the Clemson offense have been unstoppable.

Tony Elliott: Lessons learned from Chad Morris, Swinney preparing him to be head coach
Tony Elliott: Lessons learned from Chad Morris, Swinney preparing him to be head coach
Former Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris was fired as the head coach at Arkansas Sunday following a blowout loss to Western Kentucky. For current co-offensive coordinator Tony Elliott, there are lessons to be learned from the Morris situation and lessons to be learned from watching Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney.

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Clemson FOOTBALL

COMMITS (20)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownTigerNet Rank
Mitchell Mayes PhotoMitchell MayesOL6-3/306Raleigh, NC4 Star
Bryan Bresee PhotoBryan BreseeDT6-5/290Damascus, MD5 Star
Myles Murphy PhotoMyles MurphyDE6-5/260Powder Springs, GA5 Star
Walker Parks PhotoWalker ParksOL6-5/275Lexington, KY4 Star
RJ Mickens PhotoRJ MickensS6-0/197Southlake, TX4 Star
Tre Williams PhotoTre WilliamsDT6-2/306Washington, DC4 Star
Paul Tchio PhotoPaul TchioOL6-5/299Alpharetta, GA4 Star
Sergio Allen PhotoSergio AllenLB6-0/217Fort Valley, GA4 Star
Kobe Pryor PhotoKobe PryorRB5-10/205Cedartown, GA4 Star
Fred Davis II PhotoFred Davis IICB6-0/192Jacksonville, FL4 Star
Bryn Tucker PhotoBryn TuckerOL6-5/305Knoxville, TN4 Star
Demarkcus Bowman PhotoDemarkcus BowmanRB5-10/191Lakeland, FL4 Star
John Williams PhotoJohn WilliamsOT6-5/270Canton, GA4 Star
E.J. Williams PhotoE.J. WilliamsWR6-3/188Phenix City, AL4 Star
DJ Uiagalelei PhotoDJ UiagaleleiQB6-4/246Bellflower, CA5 Star
Demonte Capehart PhotoDemonte CapehartDT6-4/295Hartsville, SC4 Star
Kevin Swint PhotoKevin SwintLB6-2/243Carrollton, GA4 Star
Tyler Venables PhotoTyler VenablesATH/S5-10/191Central, SC3 Star
Sage Ennis PhotoSage EnnisTE6-4/220Tallahassee, FL3 Star
Ajou Ajou PhotoAjou AjouWR6-3/210Brooks, AB3 Star

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