Sammy Watkins has spent the first two weeks on the sidelines, watching his teammates on No. 11 Clemson put on an offensive show.
So Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had a simple message this week for his All-American receiver, back after a two-game suspension Saturday against Furman.
''We're 2-0, Sammy,'' the coach joked, ''Don't mess it up.''
Not much chance of that.
Watkins missed Clemson wins over Auburn and Ball State because of an offseason drug arrest. Swinney promised Watkins would see extensive action for the Tigers (2-0), who are expected to have little trouble with their in-state, Football Championship Subdivision opponent at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Watkins was one of game's most dynamic stars last season. He had 82 catches as a freshman and set school records with 1,219 yards receiving and 12 touchdown grabs. Watkins also averaged 25 yards on kickoff returns with a return TD.
Watkins became the first true freshman in Atlantic Coast Conference history be make the AP A...