Last year, the Confidential unveiled over-unders for each ACC school. For Clemson, the over-under was set at 10 regular season wins. Ultimately, the Tigers had an awesome season, going 12-0 (ultimately 14-1). But now it is on to 2016. The Confidential sets the over-under for Clemson at 11.5 regular season wins.
Here is the schedule for 2016, courtesy of a great football site:
|9/17||Sat||vs.||South Carolina State|
|10/15||Sat||vs.||*North Carolina State|
Very likely wins: Troy, South Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Boston College, NC State, Syracuse, Pitt, Wake Forest, South Carolina
Very likely losses: None
Verdict: Clemson is the best team in the A.C.C. unless the prove otherwise. With a Heisman candidate at QB and an experienced team at many positions, how can anyone be confident that Clemson will not run the table again? Well, upsets happen in college football. Pretty much every year. So Clemson could be upset by someone. Still, the only games with realistic potential for non-upset losses are Auburn to begin the season and Florida State, neither of which are home games. Better teams have stumbled with less difficult schedules. So, while Clemson and ACC fans may be rooting for Clemson to go undefeated, it will be difficult. Still, the Confidential will set the over-under for the loaded Tigers at 11.5 wins.
What do you think? Will Clemson go over or under 11.5 regular season wins?