'She said yes!' Clemson players propose to girlfriends at team banquet

A magical year just got a little bit better for Clemson football players Eric Mac Lain and Travis Blanks.On Saturday, the Tigers held their team banquet to celebrate the 2015 season in which they went 14-1, won the ACC title and reached the national championship game for the first time since 1981.During the banquet, Mac Lain, a senior all-ACC guard, and Blanks, a junior safety, highlighted...
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January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson players proposed to their girlfriends at team banquet

Clemson football held its annual banquet Saturday night. In addition to recognizing a team that went 14-1 and reached the national championship game, the banquet was the site of a pair of marriage proposals by Clemson players. Offensive lineman Eric Mac Lain and linebacker Travis Blanks both asked their girlfriend to marry them. They both received yes as an answer, thankfully. ...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Young stars never flinch when chips are down

COLUMBIA — Eric Mac Lain is lost for words about as often as it snows in Miami, and yet the young kids for whom he blocks have the ability to twist the tongue of an elder statesman and Clemson’s senior offensive lineman.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
November 28, 2015

Sapakoff: The cold heart of a Clemson team on a mission

COLUMBIA – Eric Mac Lain, who has been around the Clemson football program long enough to feel the sting of some of those five consecutive losses to South Carolina, was asked what he was thinking walking off the field at Williams-Brice Stadium following a 37-32 victory.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
November 28, 2015

Clemson-Louisville Preview

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) This was a new one for No. 11 Clemson, practicing on a Sunday a day after its blowout victory over Appalachian State. Despite the unusual timing, left guard Eric Mac Lain saw no drop off in intensity as the Tigers prepped for their toughest task challenge this season at Louisville on Thursday night. Clemson (2-0) had little trouble with FCS opponent Wofford (a...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

This time, it’s personal for Clemson offensive line

CLEMSON – Eric Mac Lain would like to clear up one misnomer, for those who might have thought otherwise: sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson didn’t suffer three injuries in 2014 for lack of protection.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
August 28, 2015

Video: Clemson big man has some serious hops

Who says big, white men can’t jump? Not only is it always nice to see a white showing off some seriously good hops, it is even more impressive when that guy is an offensive lineman. It really gives a good name to us big boys, both past and present. College Spun shared a video of Clemson offensive tackle Eric Mac Lain showing off his jumping status and his dunking skills. It is...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Clemson Offensive Lineman Eric Mac Lain Throw Down An Awesome Dunk

Eric Mac Lain is a 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman.  So, you wouldn’t expect the Clemson Tiger’s vertical leaping ability to be all that impressive. He’s got a lot of weight to attempt to throw into the air, after all.  You would be wrong, though. Mac Lain is actually a tremendous dunker, as he recently displayed.  Who says offensive linemen aren’t “SKILL” players...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

7 at 7: Eric Mac Lain gives entertaining takes on Forbes, Herbal Essences and Kirk Herbstreit

PINEHURST, N.C. – Friends, readers, fellow ACC players, reporters covering Clemson, reporters not covering Clemson and folks who mistakenly clicked on this looking for the Raskin Around blog:
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
July 21, 2015

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