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Old 01-10-2018, 06:31 PM
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Default Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

The Clemson defense led the ACC in total defense, rushing defense, pass defense and scoring defense. No previous Clemson team had led the ACC in all four categories in the same year.
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Old 01-10-2018, 06:37 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

I still think Id take that 2014 unit. The depth and talent was incredible.
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:04 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

And it may be better this year....lol
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:35 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

Give me the 2014 unit.
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:38 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

I loved our Defense this year, especially with how improved they were in pass coverage (overall). But I'll take some of those defenses from the 80's, talk about men against boys!
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Old 01-10-2018, 07:49 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

Danny's Defenses were something to behold, but it is hard to compare them to the rigors of the current defenses that have to contend with the hurry-up, spread offenses. The '14 D is still special in my mind, these boys are on par, if not better. I'd call it a draw!
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Old 01-10-2018, 09:18 PM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

Nope. I'll take 90-91. No disrespect to the team this year

Maybe 89
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Old 01-11-2018, 09:41 AM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

There's probably more NFL talent on this year's team than any prior team. The late 80's defenses were more exciting to watch because they weren't having to defend every inch of the field like these spread teams make you do. You put this defense against the offenses of the 80's, I'm not sure any could score on them!

Yes, I think this is the best defense that Clemson has ever had.
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:09 AM
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Default Re: Can you say this was the best defense in Clemson history?

It's close with 2014. I think we were definitely better in the secondary in 2014 - Mack was the shutdown corner we needed this year. But, if the front 4 all return for 2018, that will be the best ever Clemson D.
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Old 01-11-2018, 01:40 PM
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Last three years were very good. I would also take '81 and '89. Those guys were awesome.
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