Tigers foil Syracuse upset bid

By Michael Crouchley
Courtesy The Journal

CLEMSON — It wasn’t always pretty, but the Clemson football team was able to hold off an upset attempt from Syracuse on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

The top-ranked Tigers (6-0, 5-0 ACC) entered Saturday afternoon’s game as 46-point favorites over the Orange (1-5, 1-4). The underdogs put up a good fight, but the Tigers pulled away late in the game for a 47-21 victory.

“There are a lot of things we need to clean up, but I’m really proud of our team for how they responded,” Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. “It was aYou must be logged in to view this content.

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