Dabo Swinney promised that this would have consequences for Andrew Booth, who had been sent off for throwing a punch in the third quarter of Clemson’s win over Louisville on Saturday.
Booth, a freshman, mingled with Trenell Troutman, of Louisville, in the third quarter punt cover. He was called for a penalty and then punched while the two men were on the ground.
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– ESPN University Football (@ESPNCFB) 19 October 2019
Booth is kicked out of the game while the Tigers lead 17-3. They then won 45-10.
After the match, Swinney announced that he had apologized to Cardinals head coach Scott Satterfield. Dabo also promised consequences for Booth.
Dabo says he apologized to Satterfield for Booth’s punch, saying it was the last child he hoped to see. Comes from a big family. “But there will be consequences this week”
– TigerNet.com (@ClemsonTigerNet) October 19, 2019
Swinney does not just want good players in his program; he wants people who will represent the school well, that’s why he promises consequences. There is no room in the game to throw punches like that.