Not satisfied with a question following Saturday's 55-10 victory over NC State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney accused a reporter of "trying to start something" after being asked about his postgame handshake with the Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren.
As the final seconds tched off the clock on a bitter night for the home team in Raleigh, Swinney and Doeren did not speak in midfield and slightly grazed hands after the Tigers scored 1- yard touchdown run with 11 seconds left in the eclipse 50 points. 19659002] Swinney was asked after the game why his team threw football with a big lead in the fourth quarter and said he was simply trying to get the players to the end of the bench for some action in the tournament.
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Swinney took a reporter asking about his "handmade dew" with Doeren.
"Frosty handshake? I mean, what kind of a question is that? What's frozen about it," Swinney said. "Most of the time I hardly spend 10 seconds with the coach. If you're at Clemson , it was mad at the paw who sang the alma-mater. Dave and I had a great relationship. You were just trying to create something.
"Isn't anything frozen. Great game, good luck the rest of the way. She is very beautiful. I'm so beautiful. A game like that, you can't go out there and sing the joke. I'm on both sides. "
Doeren called the time with 25 seconds left and Clemson within NC The 5-yard state line in a game that was a 42-point margin at halftime.
" The bottom line was we can't spin football and win a football game, "Doeren said after the game." We traded it three times in the first half against a team as good as anybody we played every year. You can't do it. "
Swinney left the media room and whispered" unbelievable "as he walked out, per Clemson247.