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Clemson football doesn’t need balloons to be exciting

Sure, Clemson football haters will claim that an ugly rooster crying, a guy playing dress up in a Native American outfit or a team headbanging to Metallica have better entrances, but those are all child’s play.

Clemson touching Howard’s Rock and running down the hill, truly is the best entrance in sports period. A few years ago, that entrance got a makeover when the school decided to forego the releasing of hundreds of balloons into the atmosphere.

At the time, most Clemson people were upset, I included. However, the more research that comes out about how devastating balloons are to the environment, the more and more people need to realize that getting rid of the balloons was a great idea and one that showed tremendous leadership with a willingness to upset a fan base.