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Former Clemson Football Player Claps Back At ESPN Reporter's Tweet

Clemson Memorial Stadium during a Tigers game against Syracuse.

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 25: A general view of Memorial Stadium prior to the game between the Clemson Tigers and Syracuse Orange on October 25, 2014 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

We're less than a month away from the 2018 college football season. Teams across the country have already begun the rigors of training camp.

As Clemson opens up its summer camp, the Tigers will once again be preparing for a run at a national title. Clemson being a championship contender has become a yearly tradition.

Another annual custom for Clemson players is the deactivation of social media accounts before the season starts. It's been around a while and is supposed to maximize each player's concentration on football and minimize distractions.

This morning, ESPN's Darren Rovell tweeted about the social media moratorium.

Rovell's last line about players doing this while majoring in marketing and communications is probably some commentary on brand-building, which is something he's big on. Former Clemson offensive lineman Jay Guillermo clapped back at the veteran business reporter shortly after his tweet.

Well then. Now we know where this tradition originated.

Since 2011, Clemson has registered seven straight double-digit win seasons, an 82-15 overall record and won a national title.

It looks like whatever they're doing is working.