Found June 13, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
In a story that’s just starting to get pickup after a statement from Athletic Director Dan Radakovich, Clemson’s fabled Howard’s Rock was vandalized and damaged over a week ago. Police are investigating the matter. In a written statement, Radakovich had the following to say, per the Post and Courier: “We take vandalism, especially of such an important part of our history, very seriously,” Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich wrote in a statement. “Police are investigating.” The rock, which sits atop the hill Clemson players descend into Memorial Stadium, was installed there in 1966, and is part of Clemson’s pregame ritual as the players rub the rock for good luck before running down the hill. Naturally, Howard’s Rock provides a good photo op for recruits and visitors to campus, and that has helped nail down the timeline of the vandalism. According to, attendees of the Dabo Swinney football camp had their picture taken at the rock around 4:00 PM on June 2, and the vandalism was reported to police on June 3. The police were reportedly able to lift a partial fingerprint from the rock’s pedestal. The vandalism timeline coincides with the weekend that Clemson was competing in the NCAA [...]

Clemson Center Jay Guillermo Has A Message For Whoever Vandalized Howard’s Rock

If you haven’t heard the news tonight, Clemson football’s iconic symbol, Howard’s Rock, has been heavily damaged by vandals. The school issued a statement earlier that claims that police are currently investigating the situation. Clemson center Jay Guillermo has a different idea – one that most Tigers fans probably agree with right now. To the person who messed with Howard’s...

Clemson player sends simple message to Howard’s Rock’s perpetrators

Clemson Tigers center Jay Guillermo has a message for the person who vandalized the beloved Howard's Rock.
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