Clemson lost Monday night’s national championship game in devastating fashion, but the Tigers are a team that possesses a lot of character. Chief among that group is linebacker Ben Boulware, who was one of Clemson’s best defensive players all season long.

Clearly emotional after the loss to Alabama, Boulware took to Twitter to post a very long letter to Tiger fans. It’s certainly worth the read, as he gets into vivid detail about Clemson’s journey in 2015 and how they’ll be even better next season. Check it out:

Clemson is likely to be among the top-ranked teams going into the 2016 college football season, and their passion is a big reason why. Boulware epitomizes that.

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Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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