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Tigers on their way to being back on top

...beating Ohio State in the 1978 Gator Bowl.In 2008, Clemson started No. 9 in the nation but was just 3-3 when coach Tommy Bowden resigned. As the interim coach, Swinney went 4-3, beating South Carolina but losing to Nebraska in the Gator Bowl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-11-08/tigers-their-way-being-ba
Dabo Swinney, Clemson starting to put together impressive run

...That's because it was seven years ago on Oct. 13 when Swinney was elevated to the Tigers head coach. He replaced Tommy Bowden in midseason with Clemson in freefall."We've come a long way in the seven years since that time," Swinney said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-10-16/dabo-swinney-clemson-star
Florida State suspends Jameis Winston for entire game

...his time with the Tigers, fueled a 27-20 victory over the Seminoles. Proctor was the pick to start by then coach Tommy Bowden while some fans called for young sophomore Cullen Harper to play.PLAYING YOUNG: Don't look for Clemson offensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-09-19/florida-state-suspends-ja
Michaux: Loss to Florida State was latest example of 'Clemsoning'

...Saturday night ? "Clemsoning." Especially since it was obvious all along what it means and has meant since the Tommy Bowden days.The term "Clemsoning" has been featured in the popular Urban Dictionary since Nov. 21, 2011, but its roots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-09-23/michaux-loss-florida-stat
Tigers look to continue dominance against Demon Deacons

...points. Wake Forest's last win in the series came in a nationally televised Thursday night game in 2008 that hastened Tommy Bowden's departure.The Demon Deacons have struggled in Dave Clawson's first season. Their ground game is the worst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-11-05/tigers-look-continue-domi
Quarterbacks take center stage for Clemson-Florida State matchup

...probably as talented as anybody we've seen since I've been here," said Swinney, who is 32-19 since replacing Tommy Bowden midway through the 2008 season. "If they dominate our offensive line, it's going to be a long night."And then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2012-09-21/quarterbacks-take-center-
Richt, Swinney cannot rely on resume anymore

...Swinney doesn't have the same depth of success to fall back on. He provided a spark when he took over midseason from Tommy Bowden in 2008 to earn the full-time job. He inspired a quick shot of giddiness when the Tigers earned their first appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-01-02/richt-swinney-cannot-rely
Clemson | College | Scott Michaux | UGA | Sports | College Sports
Terps are nemesis of Tigers

...ran out in Maryland's 13-12 victory at Death Valley.Need to pacify fans and gain momentum as former Tiger coach Tommy Bowden did in 2008? Didn't happen as Maryland rallied from 17-6 down to win 20-17.Now, with Bowden's replacement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-10-15/terps-are-nemesis-tigers
College | USC | Sports | College Sports
Swinney: Program better since Georgia Tech debut

...Tigers history.Swinney had never been a head coach or coordinator, yet got the call to take over when longtime coach Tommy Bowden walked away -- Bowden has since said he didn't leave on his own -- with Clemson floundering at 3-3. Swinney had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2010-10-22/swinney-program-better-ge
Clemson | College | Georgia Tech | Sports | College Sports
Former Tiger on the move

...J. Spiller had taken his job.Merriweather said he's mended all his bad feelings with Clemson and former coach Tommy Bowden. Now, he's looking ahead at a potential new job and would like to do some part-time football coaching."I just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2010-10-27/former-tiger-move
Clemson | College | Sports | College Sports