CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney understands this won't be the usual run-of-the-mill road trip when the third-ranked Tigers travel to Syracuse for the first time.
Swinney says he'll change his team's typical road protocol by going through a brief walk-through Friday at the Carrier Dome after the team arrives in upstate New York. By Saturday, Swinney expects it to be business as usual for the Tigers (4-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Clemson is looking for its second 5-0 start in the last three years.
Although some Tigers might need a quick geography lesson before departing.
Clemson offensive lineman Brandon Thomas thought the New York Giants shared the field with Syracuse, which is about a four-hour drive north of the NFL team's MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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