Who’s the next Clemson?
Clemson won its second-ever national championship on Monday night (its first in nearly four decades) and win the win, the Tigers’ spot among college football’s elite has been secured.
Dabo Swinney is running a legitimate, top five to seven program in Clemson, South Carolina.
Clemson has been on quite the ascent with Swinney, as the Tigers were a modest to above-average at-best program for multiple decades before he took over.
Who can be the next Clemson? Basically, a program with good resources and good administrative support that can elevate itself to an elite standing?
This is a popular discussion among sports fans, and Travis Haney of 247Sports named five programs in a post on Tuesday. We agree with his five, but think another two schools can be added to the list.
So, here are seven “sleeping giants” in the college football world.