Normally, coaches and players are not happy about having to take a week off just three weeks into the college football season. But as everyone knows, 2020 has not been a normal year.
With the way the summer conditioning program went and an extend fall camp, if you will, due to the reorganizing of the schedule, No. 1 Clemson could not have had an open date at a better time.
The extra time allowed the Tigers (2-0, 1-0 ACC) to heal the bumps and bruises that came with camp and the first two games, as well as allowed the players to just relax for a few days and recharge their batteries for a six-week stretch of games before their next bye week [Nov.