During the season, though, Clemson’s players aren’t allowed to use social media. They’re banned from Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.
“We try to do a good job of educating our guys and correcting bad behavior when we get it,” Swinney said. “But then once as we get into the season, we’ll put all that stuff on the shelf.”
Clemson's football roster has at least 25 communication or marketing majors who can't go on social media. Worth discussing every year. https://t.co/MmM4SnSEe8— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 1, 2017
Former star Clemson quarterback Tahj Boyd, meanwhile, says it’s a good thing.
Tweeting isn't a priority when you're trying to win a championship, this platform is pure background noise.. There is absolutely 0 good here— Tajh Boyd (@TajhB10) August 1, 2017
Clemson opens its national title defense season on Sept. 2 against Kent State.