Clemson’s Swinney: New perspective for Tigers’ camp

FILE - Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, second from right, walks with players on the field...
FILE - Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, second from right, walks with players on the field before the Cheez-It Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. The perpetually positive Swinney probably has more need for it these days with his team breaking in three new assistants including first-time Clemson coordinators on defense in Wes Goodwin and offense in Brandon Streeter. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)(Phelan M. Ebenhack | AP)
Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 3:02 PM EDT
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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes his team carries a different, healthier perspective from what it had a year ago.

The Tigers opened fall camp on Friday.

Clemson was riding six straight Atlantic Coast Conference titles and six consecutive trips to the College Football Playoff at this time last year. But the Tigers started 4-3 to fall from conference and national championship contention.

But Clemson won its final six games of the season to finish 10-3.

Swinney says his players regained an appreciation for what it takes to win at the highest level.