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Clemson Pawcast: The Alex Craft Interview Podcast

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Football analyst Alex Craft joins the Pawcast to talk Xs and Os, Spring Game thoughts, and Clemson's outlook for the upcoming season.

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Topics of discussion:
  • 4:15 - Brent Venables' "Secret Sauce"
  • 10:05 - A no nonsense look at the safeties and reasons to temper your optimism.
  • 14:45 - Spring game: concerns at corner and Dorian O'Daniel's potential.
  • 21:50 - the learning curve at LB: freshmen Tre Lamar & Shaq Smith; Kendall Joseph's outlook.
  • 33:00 - Can Clemson finish as a top 25 defense and what it will take to get back to the playoff.
  • 42:09 - An overview of the ACC Coastal and other potential stumbling blocks on the schedule.
  • 48:12 - Misc. items: student ticket issue, alcohol sales at games, and Game of Thrones 

What's a Pawcast? It's a semi-regular podcast, hosted by three CU alumni — Ben, Cody, and Nick — who analyze current Clemson Tigers events from a fan's perspective, and try to predict the future around athletics.

Because we're far from experts, we farm out that part of the show. Past and future guests include Shakin' the Southland writers, SB Nation CFB media personalities, former Clemson players & coaches, and a mixed bag of opponent school podcasters, fans, and radio guys.

To check out past shows, visit our Soundcloud page, where you can also subscribe to stream future podcasts. Come for the banter and hastily-formed takes, stay for the Gamecock jokes and microbrew tips. We also post a variety of links on our Twitter and Facebook pages. Check back here at STS for future shows, or subscribe within your favorite podcast app.