Clemson upped the ante on its security measures to protect Howard’s Rock after it was vandalized the night before the 1992 edition of the annual Clemson-South Carolina rivalry football game. It appears the school is following a similar path this time around.
The plastic covering subsequently implemented (in 1992) to shelter the legendary and historic feature of Memorial Stadium — now missing a hunk of its mass for the first time since being rubbed by players before a win in 1966 — was unable to withstand the culprit(s) who committed a loathsome act of violence against the rock sometime between June 2-3 of this month.
In addition to the failed defense of the now-shambled covering, Ed McGranahan of The Clemson Insider reported Thursday that despite there being many cameras in the stadium, none were aimed at the rock.
In the wake of the damage to the revered icon that is beloved by Clemson fans and many college football jockeys alike, the school has pledged to prov...