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Clemson Over FSU Extras

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Last Tuesday, Clemson defensive coordinator Vic Koenning looked squarely into the eyes of a group of reporters and said there would be no blitzes, nickel packages or fancy schemes. A vanilla defense is the term he used. Good thing he wasn't in a court of law.

The Tigers used every defensive package at their disposal against Florida State and it worked nearly to perfection as the Seminoles managed only 10 offensive points, with their only touchdown coming in the fourth quarter. "There were a lot of different coverages," Koenning said with a sly grin. "It was a half truth, maybe." The defensive line pressured Florida State quarterback Drew...

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