Former Tiger still has nightmares about Venables

Former Tiger still has nightmares about Venables


Former Tiger still has nightmares about Venables


A former Clemson football standout still has nightmares about the look he got from former Tigers defensive coordinator Brent Venables after making a miscue on the field in the 2015 national championship game against Alabama.

Ben Boulware — a former All-ACC and All-American linebacker who played for the Tigers from 2013-16 — joked on Twitter about the stare he got from Venables after Boulware failed to fill a gap on defense against the Crimson Tide, allowing former Bama running back Derrick Henry to race 50 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter of their eventual 45-40 win over the Tigers in Glendale, Ariz.

Boulware joked “there is nothing scarier” than a stare from Venables and gave Oklahoma players a fair warning about their new head coach, telling them to “get ready”:

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