Clemson's defense is known mostly for its abundance of freakish talents who can overwhelm people with a combination of physicality, speed and athleticism.
This is a big part of what has made them great in the past, and what will continue to make them great. But it's not the only part, and linebacker Chad Smith has an exquisite appreciation for the other crucial ingredient that is too often overlooked.
Without the mind to go with the matter, you're going to have problems. And Ben Boulware was a shining and unforgettable example of the power of preparation.