Dabo Swinney Provides Update On Suspended Clemson Players

first_imgHead coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers reacts after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 09: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers reacts after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)In just a few days the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide will meet once again for the right to call themselves national champions. Clemson and Alabama have won the past three national titles and will make it four-straight on Monday night.Clemson took down Notre Dame by a final score of 30-3 in an absolutely dominant performance. The Tigers won the game without star defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence and two other players after they tested positive for a banned substance.On Monday morning, Dabo Swinney provided an update on the suspended players. Unfortunately, there’s no new information regarding their status for the title game.Dabo Swinney says there’s no new info on the 3 players facing drug suspensions #CFBPlayoff #NationalChampionship— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) December 31, 2018Clemson announced it plans to appeal the suspensions, but it’s unlikely Lawrence or the other two players are reinstated before the title game on Monday night.Lawrence’s replacement Albert Huggins helped hold the Fighting Irish to just 88 yards on the ground and 2.5 yards per carry.Clemson and Alabama kick off on Monday night at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.last_img

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