Clemson vs Iowa State: Cheez-It Bowl Prediction, Game Preview

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Clemson vs Iowa State: Cheez-It Bowl Prediction, Game Preview

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Clemson vs Iowa State: Cheez-It Bowl Prediction, Game Preview


Clemson vs Iowa State: Cheez-It Bowl prediction, game preview, how to watch 

Clemson vs Iowa State: Cheez-It Bowl How To Watch

Date: Wednesday, December 29
Game Time: 5:45 pm ET
Venue: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
How To Watch: ESPN, Live stream on ESPN+
Records: Clemson (9-3), Iowa State (7-5)
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Clemson vs Iowa State Cheez-It Bowl Preview

If you were to tell Clemson and Iowa State before the season that they’d be playing each other in a bowl game in Florida, they’d have rightly assumed it would’ve been the Orange Bowl in a College Football Playoff semifinal.

Iowa State came into the year loaded with experience and talent coming off a breakthrough 2020 season, and Clemson came into the year as … Clemson.

It should say something about what Dabo Swinney has created that a 9-3 season is considered a massive disappointment. This game isn’t just about closing with a strong victory to get to ten wins. It’s about what might be happening going forward for a program that’s used to any season-ending losses coming in the playoff.

Former Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables is the new Oklahoma head coach, and a few players are leaving for the transfer portal, but the nation’s second-best scoring D – the pass rush is still great and the run defense is a rock – is still going to be amazing.

Iowa State was shaky down the stretch, but the passing game finished as the best in the Big 12, the running game is strong, and it plays a little defense, too, finishing tenth in the nation overall and second in the Big 12.

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