Clemson Tigers Football: Five most important games in 2015

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5. Saturday, October 31: Clemson @ North Carolina State

One of the many intra-division games the Tigers will play, coming out on top against a talented NC State team is a must. Though the Wolfpack are not in the top 25 as opposed to Clemson, they could very well find themselves inching up in the rankings if they find success.

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Quarterback Jacoby Brissett and both running backs Shadrach Thornton and Matt Dayes are returning for another year and looking to improve upon their 8-5 season.

The last time these two teams played in 2014, Clemson steam-rolled the Wolfpack 41-0. Watson was a huge factor in that game and will be vital to Clemson’s success week-in and week-out. NC State is not as bad as that game shows and should put up a bigger fight, especially on their own turf.

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