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The boys are back in town! Clemson gearing up to face Georgia Tech and other news.

The Ryan brothers stopped by Death Valley to catch a glimpse of the Tigers.

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NCAA Football: South Carolina State at Clemson Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Well, that took long enough.

Clemson has finally seemed to shake off their rust, hanging 59 points on an outmatched South Carolina State team. Deshaun Watson looked sharp going 12/15 for 152 yards and 3 touchdowns, the receiving core was stellar, combining for 27 catches 328 yards and 5 touchdowns, and the defense was stout as evident by there shutout performance.

Clemson played so well that the “mercy rule” came into affect in the second half.

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The moment of the game came on a play that gained no yardage.

It’s no secret that Rex Ryan has an affinity for Clemson, his son Seth Ryan is the place holder for the Tigers. This past weekend Rex and his brother Rob were in attendance for Clemson’s thrashing of S. C. State.

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In other news:

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney recently took criticism for his comments about MLK in relation to the recent National Anthem protests.

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Listen to Tajh Boyd’s thoughts on Swinney’s comments here.

Nuk Hopkins had a strong performance in the Texans match-up with the Chiefs posting 7 catches for 118 yards and 1 touchdown.

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Clemson is ranked 5th in this weeks AP Poll. The Tigers have some familiar company in the top 5 as Louisville jumped up to #3.

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ESPN recently released their ACC power rankings; see where they have the Tigers here.

Clemson announced DE Austin Bryant will not play in this weeks game vs Georgia Tech.

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