Winning a national championship last season was the end of a remarkable run for Clemson, which included that national championship and 60 wins over the last five seasons. The end, of course, was climaxed by a 35-31 win over Alabama for the national championship and a final victory lap by QB DeShaun Watson, who is now playing for the Houston Oilers of the National Football League

How can Clemson top last season? Well, folks, they can’t.  Not that coach Dabo Swinney’s team won’t have a say in the matter. But they must again work their ways through the shark invested waters of the Atlantic Coast Conference which includes Florida State and Louisville.  The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.