Swinney’s light-hearted response to the laptop computer controversy additionally had a message for N.C. State head coach Dave Doeren.
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney in the course of the 1st quarter on Saturday, November Four, 2017 at N.C. State’s Carter Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.(Photo: BART BOATWRIGHT/Staff)Buy Photo
CLEMSON – The N.C. State recreation could also be three days outdated, however some unwell emotions over occasions that transpired each throughout and after Clemson’s 38-31 victory nonetheless linger.
N.C. State coach Dave Doeren mentioned he was proven a photograph of a laptop computer getting used on the Clemson sideline and questioned the legality of it, saying he’d like “that to be investigated.”
The laptop computer belonged to a member of Clemson’s social media manufacturing group, officers mentioned, and Atlantic Coast Conference officers have mentioned the matter was investigated and now closed.
But Clemson coach Dabo Swinney joked throughout his Tuesday press convention that he carried out just a little investigation of his personal, each into the laptop computer incident and the penchant for swiping towels by Wolfpack defensive finish Bradley Chubb.
“It was disappointing because that was kind of a challenge to our integrity,” Swinney mentioned. “Then you watch the tape. Two years ago we go up there and one of the coaches pushes Deshaun Watson, and this year we’ve got some guy take a swipe at K’Von (Wallace). What if he breaks a finger? I think the investigation needs to be managing his sideline and not worrying about ours.”
Swinney, whose No. Four-ranked group performs Florida State on Saturday, additionally elaborated on Chubb repeatedly swiping towels from Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant in the course of the recreation.
“I followed instructions to do some investigation, and I did, and as it turns out there was a just a major crisis going on,” Swinney mentioned.
That disaster was a towel scarcity, mentioned Swinney, smiling.
“There was a young guy trying to help a team in need, and I think trying to be helpful in the situation, trying to get in touch with Amazon,” Swinney mentioned. “We were trying to get one of them drones to come in and drop some towels on the sideline, you know, but it just didn’t work out. But on that, I want to launch an investigation, too. What do they do with those towels? Is it a Towel Wall of Fame?”