AUDIO: Tigers roar in win over Tech

CLEMSON - Listen to post-game interviews with Dabo Swinney, the coordinators, Kyle Parker, Da'Quan Bowers and Andre Ellington.

"This was our best day yet on both the offensive and defensive side of the football on third down. We had a great week of preparation thanks to Brad (Scott) and Danny (Pearman) and the rest of the coaching staff. I was confident coming into this game after the way we've been practicing.

"Overall we're getting better as a team. We have great leadership and our team is full of determination. We're finally getting our swagger back."

ON FOURTH QUARTER DRIVE: "It says a lot for us to have our longest drive of the year, (over 7 min), at the end of the game with everybody in the stadium knowing we're going to run the ball. The fact that we could continuously line up and run the ball showed our dominance."

ON THE DEFENSE: "We only had a couple of miscues today, but for the most part we were extremely good in executing our game plan. We kept Tech off balance throughout the game. I can't say enough about Kevin (Steele) and the defensive staff for the great job in their preparation."

ON DEFENDING NESBITT: "We did an excellent job in stopping Nesbitt this game. Nesbitt came into the game needing only 44 yards to beat Woody Dantzler's all time rushing record for quarterbacks in the ACC...he'll have to get those elsewhere."

"I give my teammates the credit. Without those blockers, I wouldn't be able to do the things I did. Today was really special after falling short last year in two games against Georgia Tech. We had good preparation. We are going to take each game at a time and try to win them all. Our defense played a great game all game. We are very confident heading into the rest of the season."

"It is all about being patient. We had to keep putting them in passing situations. Coach (Kevin) Steele changed some things up. We played technique ball. Everyone did there job and we were able to get stops. These guys gave great effort. There was a lot of emotion put into this game. We cut their offense short and gave our offense more chances to score. We all had a chip on our shoulder after the ACC Championship game last year, and it feels good to get it off."




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