Marcus Lattimore pays Clemson high compliment

Clemson won’t quite be at full strength when the Tigers suit up against Oklahoma in Thurdsay’s College Football Playoff semifinal. On Tuesday night, talented wide receiver Deon Cain, tight end Jay Jay McCullough, and kicker Ammon Lakip were sent home due to failed drug tests. Cain is an especially big loss; as a true freshman this season, he caught 34 passes for 582 yards and...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson suspends three players for Orange Bowl matchup with Oklahoma

We’re just a day away from the second edition of the College Football Playoff. But for three members of the No. 1 Clemson Tigers, they’ll be watching from home on Thursday. Confirmed reports indicate that wide receiver Deon Cain, kicker Ammon Lakip, and tight end Jay Jay McCullough are going to be suspended for the Orange Bowl matchup with No. 4 Oklahoma for failed drug tests...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson sends three players home from Orange Bowl

Player focus is always a concern for programs prior to bowl games. Bowl games are rewards for teams following grueling regular seasons. They usually involve trips to new cities during winter break, fun festivities before the game, and lots of goodies for the players. Because of all these bonuses, it's sometimes difficult for players to maintain focus on the game. That apparently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson’s Kicker Forced A Fumble On The Second Half Kick-Off

Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip was suspended for the first three games of the season following an off-season arrest. He returned to the team for tonight’s game against Notre Dame, and made his impact felt on the second half kick-off. Literally. Lakip delivered a beautiful hit on Notre Dame kick returner C.J. Sanders, forcing a fumble which the Tigers recovered. Three plays later, Clemson...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspension Length Set For Clemson Kicker Ammon Lakip

The suspension for Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip, who was charged with possession of cocaine and driving under the influence in early June, has been set. Lakip will miss Clemson’s first three games. Clemson PK Ammon Lakip suspended for the first 3 games. No guarantee he will start when he returns. (Getty Images) — Reggie Anderson (@ReggieWLTX) August...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson K Ammon Lakip suspended three games

Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip was arrested in June for DUI refusal and cocaine possession by campus police. Since then, his punishment with the team has been in question. On Thursday afternoon, he finally got the news he knew was coming. According to Tiger Net, Lakip was suspended for the first three games of the 2015 season. Head coach Dabo Swinney talked about Lakip following Thursday’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson K charged with drug possession to ‘miss some time’

Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip has been charged with cocaine possession and will “miss some time, as head coach Dabo Swinney told Aaron Brenner of The Post and Courier. Lakip was arrested last month on misdemeanor charges of possession of cocaine and driving under the influence and was subsequently suspended from the team. “Ammon will hopefully have a chance to return to our team...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: Legal trouble for kicker Ammon Lakip

On Wednesday, Clemson football placekicker Ammon Lakip was suspended indefinitely from the team after being arrested on June 6th for cocaine possession and driving under the influence. Lakip is a senior out of Johns Creek, Georgia who started for the Tigers in 2014. He has appeared in 20 career games, hitting 22 out of 30 field goals and 51 out of 52 extra points. For now, he is...
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: Report: Clemson Kicker Ammon Lakip Arrested On DUI, Cocaine Charges

Twitter/@clemsonkicker Clemson placekicker Ammon Lakip is in a bit of trouble, according to a report from Per reporter Phil Kornblut, Lakip was arrested on June 11th and charged with possession of cocaine and driving under the influence.  Lakip, a redshirt senior, served as the Tigers’ backup kicker in 2012 and 2013 before taking over starting duties last fall...
Via College Spun
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: Previewing special teams

Chandler Catanzaro’s incredible accuracy will be missed next season.   Unfortunately, Clemson football has lost their star kicker Chandler Catanzaro to the Arizona Cardinals after the 2014 NFL draft. Catanzaro holds various team records including being the first player to start in 50 games and having the highest accuracy for field goals of 77.4 percent. Catanzaro kicked a game...
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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