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Dabo Swinney Reveals Punishment For Clemson Player Who Threw A Punch

A closeup of Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney.

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 07: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers walks the sidelines during the Tigers' game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Memorial Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)

Clemson football head coach Dabo Swinney has revealed the punishment for the Tigers player who threw a punch during Saturday's blowout win over Louisville.

Tigers cornerback Andrew Booth Jr. was ejected from Saturday's win when he threw a punch in the third quarter. Booth hit Louisville's Trenell Troutman when he was on the ground after the two players went at it during a punt return.

Swinney has revealed that Booth had to take the bus home with the team's managers, instead of flying back with his teammates. The bus trip home was about 450 miles.

"He rode back on our manager bus. That's where it started," Swinney told ESPN. "The rest of it will be handled in-house."

Swinney added that the rest of the punishment will be handled in house.

The freshman cornerback has reportedly apologized for his actions.

"[He] has responded well," Swinney said. "He is disappointed in himself, embarrassed. He has apologized to our team and our AD. He's been extremely remorseful. What happened is way out of character for who he is. Very pleased with how he has taken ownership. He had a long bus ride home last night and plenty of time to think about it."

Clemson (7-0) is set to host Boston College on Saturday night.