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Swinney: Penalty on final TD should've been called on 'Bama

Tue Jan 10 07:46:03 EST 2017 | Fox Sports
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says there should have been a foul called on the Tigers’ game-winning touchdown against Alabama, and it should have been called on the Crimson Tide. Swinney said Tuesday that there was defensive pass interference on Clemson receiver Artavis Scott, who made contact with his defender and created some traffic that another Alabama defensive back got caught in on Hunter Renfrow’s 2-yard TD catch with a second left Monday night. Clemson beat Alabama 35-31 in..


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