Great summary, Kraken. Your insights are making me a better football fan.
A few thoughts …
1. I am looking for big efforts from our North Carolina natives on
Saturday (Hopper, Crowder, Thompson, V. Smith, Watkins, Fields).
2. Despite the recent injury, fatigue, and the internal / external
“we’re #1” factors, this season (my 38th as a Tiger fan) is special.
Football analytics help us learn what might happen based on previous events.
Faith, trust, knowledge, and will help us envision what might happen through our belief and inspiration.
Harnessing both provides power beyond measure.
3. Clemson has amassed physical talent that performs on par withtoday’s recognized powerhouses. Clemson’s real advantage, though, is belief and inspiration.
Deshaun Watson is a transcendent talent. However, I am most amazed
and impressed by his calm confidence. It inspires me to believe he will
Dabo has become a media darling because of great sound bites (and
not-so-great dance moves), but what sets him apart as a coach is his
transparent enthusiasm, and his down-to-earth approach, and his positive
He knows that no matter what happens Saturday, Sunday will arrive right on time.
Y’all enjoy this Saturday and this season!
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