ACC : Scarbrough's Take

Changes Brought Unprecedented Success to Clemson

Changes Brought Unprecedented Success to Clemson

Lyn Scarbrough

January 09 After back-to-back losses to Maryland and Wake Forest, Bowden resigned in mid-October, replaced by receivers coach Dabo Swinney, named interim for the rest of the campaign. FULL STORY

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

College Football Playoff Doesn’t Need Musical Chairs

Lyn Scarbrough

October 08 Fans of every Group of 5 conference understandably feel that their champion deserves to at least have a chance to compete for the national title. So, imagine how they feel when two teams from one conference are chosen for the Final Four. FULL STORY

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

College Fans, Beware The Man in the Bottle

Lyn Scarbrough

September 18 As college football scores came in on Saturday, Arthur Castle came to mind. Syracuse 30, Florida State 7 … Fresno State 38, UCLA 14 … North Texas 44, Arkansas 17 FULL STORY

Clemson Finally Woke Up, Auburn’s Offense Never Did

Clemson Finally Woke Up, Auburn’s Offense Never Did

Lyn Scarbrough

September 11 A touchdown on the last drive of the first half and another on the first drive of the second half were the only touchdowns for Clemson, but they were enough for a 14-6 win over the visiting Tigers. FULL STORY

With Gratitude to Leonard; Scarbrough’s “Sad Seven”

With Gratitude to Leonard; Scarbrough’s “Sad Seven”

Lyn Scarbrough

September 19 He was Leonard Postero, an Athens, Ga. native and big, really big, Georgia fan. About 13 years after serving as a Navy aviator during World War II, he taped his first “Leonard’s Losers” radio show FULL STORY

Syracuse, Terror, Thanks …  and Never Forgetting

Syracuse, Terror, Thanks … and Never Forgetting

Lyn Scarbrough

September 11 Last Friday night, as I watched on television as Louisville played Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, I thought back to that game 15 years ago. The thought struck me that even the seniors on those teams had probably not even started grammar school FULL STORY

After Clemson--The Bad, The Good, What to Expect

After Clemson--The Bad, The Good, What to Expect

Lyn Scarbrough

September 06 With Clemson’s win in Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday night, Clemson has won 14 of the 50 games played between the two teams. FULL STORY

LSU, Syracuse and Reflections on the Carrier Dome

LSU, Syracuse and Reflections on the Carrier Dome

Lyn Scarbrough

September 28 Again, it was the Leonard Fournette show, as the sophomore Heisman Trophy candidate torched the Orange for 244 rushing yards and two touchdowns and had another 88-yard scoring run called back by penalty. FULL STORY

If things go as planned in CFP poll, who gets left out?

If things go as planned in CFP poll, who gets left out?

Lyn Scarbrough

November 18 Several weeks ago, after their loss to Ole Miss, my crystal ball column had the Crimson Tide winning the SEC championship FULL STORY

Top 3 Comebacks Validate CFP Committee ... Barely

Top 3 Comebacks Validate CFP Committee ... Barely

Lyn Scarbrough

November 04 That didn’t happen. Auburn drove 75 yards and pulled to within three points on Marshall’s second touchdown run. Then, after holding FULL STORY