Being unique and fun is one of the two things going in Clemson’s favor, the other being they have an increasingly demanding fan base that cares.
Other than that, our offerings are superior to Clemson in every way minus maybe the gameday atmosphere, but that’s debatable when we’re good.
It still took Dabo years to really get his grounding, and Lake is arguably starting with a stronger team talent base.
Clemson was Georgia Tech for years…or even Syracuse….Pitt…since 1980, really. Nothing special, just like the location and academic standing of the University.