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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney made headlines on Tuesday by throwing some shade at Alabama, South Carolina and most teams on the Crimson Tide's schedule last season...

Swinney was asked by 247Sports this week about The Citadel's 27-24 overtime win vs. Wake Forest in week 3 and said that the Bulldogs were Alabama's toughest opponent in 2018 before facing Georgia in the SEC Championship.

He also added that the Citadel beat South Carolina...


The Citadel beat South Carolina back in 2015, the year that Steve Spurrier retired during the season.

And as far as The Citadel vs. Alabama, it sounds like Swinney is trying to say that The Bulldogs were a tougher opponent for Crimson Tide than Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas A&M, LSU, Mississippi State, and Auburn... which doesn't make a lot of sense.
Filed Under: SEC Football
Originally published on SECRant.com

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It 10-10 Bama and Citadel at the half. Was anyone else that close?
Reply12 months
Dabo is a clown.
Reply12 months
Hey says this with Clemson’s schedule? Lmao
Reply12 months
Doing everything he can to pretend the ACC is comparable to the SEC.
Reply12 months
Funny to watch Bama get trolled by Dabo
Reply12 months
His comment here seems more pointed toward the rest of the SEC than toward Bama.
12 months
He is going to regret it if Alabama plays them again.
12 months
There's a big difference in telling the truth and throwing shade
Reply12 months
which is why the headline says throwing shade
12 months
The hack that wrote it post the quote under his story but gets the team wrong and Dabo said probably. He did not include that either. Editor please.
12 months
aka Buster Scruggs
Reply12 months
If that was Dabo trying to "throw shade", then he isn't very good at it.
Reply12 months
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This is throwing shade? He’s not wrong but it’s not like he’s insulting anyone either
Reply12 months
That’s a good line...
Reply12 months
“Threw some shade” is one of my top ten most hated pop slang phrases
Reply12 months
Saban needs to clap back at Dabo
12 months
Georgia Tech not Wake. If you are going to write a story get the facts straight.
Reply12 months
Lmao, the acc is obviously such a powerhouse right....
Reply12 months
He's right. Bama blew out all those other teams.
Reply12 months
Arkansas was a tougher opponent. LSU was a tougher opponent. A&M was a tougher opponent. Going by the scoreboard alone is foolish and provincial.
12 months
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