Clemson's national championship seems to sparked a fire in Columbia, at least inside the football offices of South Carolina coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp sent a mass two-word text message to Gamecock players after Deshaun Watson's game-winning touchdown according to Summerville High School head coach Joe Call, who confirmed to The Post and Courier he heard about the note from former players and current Gamecocks Zack Bailey and Chandler Farrell. "Game on." : Steve Spurrier Jr. sheds light on HBC's exit at South Carolina The Tigers' first national title in 35 years capped Clemson's redemption year and was the storybook ending Dabo Swinney envisioned when his interim tag was removed as head coach
When I was 16, I got my first job: a summer gig at a barbecue restaurant that paid me too much for what I actually contributed to the organization. I worked there for the next few summers, putting at least as much effort into cutting off the sleeves of my t-shirt as I did into pulling pork and running coleslaw to the servers. It was perfect, really, a long stretch of halcyon days that I thought would last forever. And then one day real life beckoned, and it was over. Poof. Ohio State football has felt a lot like that in recent years. In the seasons when the program was supposed to be rebuilding, the team was (mostly) more fun to watch than in those years when it was supposed to conquer the world.
The San Diego Chargers wanted a new stadium in San Diego but were turned down, leading the franchise to make the decision to head to Los Angeles. San Diego State, who has shared residences with the Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium, also wants a new stadium, but the Aztecs lack the same kind of bargaining power and threat the Chargers do. After all, San Diego State cannot go anywhere. The good news is their demands are not nearly as taxing on the city either. San Diego state currently has a lease with Qualcomm Stadium that expires after the 2018 season, which means the school needs to figure out if it can create a new place to call home or renew its contract for the cavernous Qualcomm Stadium for