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Oklahoma’s Trevor Knight Cleared To Play Against Clemson In Russell Athletic Bowl

When the Russell Athletic Bowl kicks off on December 29, the Clemson Tigers will be without their starting quarterback, Deshaun Watson, who is having surgery to repair a torn ACL. Surprisingly, however, that the Oklahoma Sooners will have their starting signal-caller. Saturday, the school announced that Trevor Knight, who injured his spine against Baylor a few weeks ago, has been...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dabo Swinney Announces Four Players As ‘Permanent’ Clemson Captains

Clemson only has its Russell Athletic Bowl against Oklahoma remaining this season, but the Tigers have just voted for their four “permanent” team captains for the season. During an interview, Dabo Swinney announced that seniors Grady Jarrett and Stephone Anthony are the defensive captains, while graduate student Sam Cooper and senior Adam Humphries are the offensive captains...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ACC Digital Network Put Together An Official Highlight Reel For Clemson Star Vic Beasley

Clemson’s Vic Beasley has been one of the nation’s most feared pass rushers during his career, and he has certainly made enough plays to put together a fantastic highlight package. The ACC Digital Network did just that, celebrating the Tigers’ star defensive end with this official highlight video. Beasley has 29 tackles (18.5 TFLs), 11 sacks, two forced fumbles, and one fumble...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alleged Footage Of The Chad Kelly Fight Has Surfaced

One of the biggest stories in the college football world over the weekend was the arrest of former Clemson quarterback and Ole Miss commit Chad Kelly, after an altercation with bouncers at a bar in Buffalo. Now, video which allegedly shows part of the encounter has come online.  The footage, which was originally posted on Deadspin, isn’t terribly clear, and its hard to hear...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Dabo Swinney And Clemson Are Having A Fun Christmas Eve At Disney World

Clemson is spending its holiday in Orlando in preparation for the Russell Athletic Bowl against Oklahoma on December 29, so naturally, a trip to Disney World was in order. The Tigers are hanging out at the amusement park today, and everyone seems to be having a great time, especially Dabo Swinney who is wearing a fantastic “Griswold Family Christmas” shirt from the classic movie...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Releases “Will You Get Back Up?” Hype Video Ahead Of Russell Athletic Bowl

Monday, the Clemson Tigers, winners of nine games in 2014, will take on Big 12 power Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Tigers and Sooners combine for one of the most interesting matchups of this year’s bowl season. Clemson will be without its star quarterback Deshaun Watson, while Oklahoma will see its signal-caller, Trevor Knight, return from injury. Sunday night, Clemson...
Via College Spun
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hugh Freeze Comments On The Fate Of Ole Miss Junior College QB Signee Chad Kelly

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze will be waiting a couple of days before making a decision on junior college quarterback signee Chad Kelly.  The former Clemson student-athlete agreed Monday to a plea deal and was ordered to 50 hours of community service stemming from an incident outside a Buffalo night club on Dec. 21, four days after signing with the Rebels. Kelly was arrested and charged...
Via College Spun
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson punter Bradley Pinion declares for NFL draft

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson punter Bradley Pinion is giving up his final season for the pros. Pinion announced his intentions Tuesday. Pinion had the fifth-best average in the Atlantic Coast Conference last fall at 42.6 yards per punt. He led the ACC and set a Clemson record with 28 punts downed inside the 20-yard line. He also had 36 touchbacks on 74 kickoffs this season. Pinion...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Chad Kelly Is Practicing At Ole Miss Facility

While there hasn’t been any kind of official update from Ole Miss regarding quarterback Chad Kelly’s status with the team, Rebels fans were given a decent clue Tuesday night. Kelly, who ran into a bit of legal trouble up in Buffalo, New York, back in December, took to Instagram to post a photo of himself practicing inside the school’s Manning Center with two teammates – Tony...
Via College Spun
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Offense Stalls, Orange Loses to Tigers

Sometimes in sports records mean nothing and today in Clemson was just one of those days.  Syracuse was undefeated in conference play as they took on the 1-3 Clemson Tigers.  Today, Syracuse just didn’t have it and the Tigers came to play. Clemson defeated Syracuse 66-53 as the Orange falls to 13-5 overall and 4-1 in the ACC.  The Tigers improve to 10-7 overall and 2-3 in the...
Via Orange Fizz
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Noles Hold Off Tigers for First Road Win

It didn’t come easy on Monday night at Littlejohn Coliseum, but Florida State withstood a late Clemson onslaught to earn its first true road victory of the season, 59-55. FSU led 56-46 with just over two and a half minutes to play, but untimely turnovers and rebounding woes allowed the Tigers to get as close as one. With a chance to tie the game, Clemson guard Rod Hall split a...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Clemson DE/OLB Vic Beasley

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today we are back looking at the outside […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Clemson DE/OLB Vic Beasley is...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Morris On Deshaun Watson: “He’s The Best I’ve Ever Been Around.”

SMU wasted little time hiring Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris as its new head football coach, formally announcing him on Dec. 1., before the Mustangs’ regular season ended. During his time at Clemson, Morris worked with a host of talented offensive players, and he expressed some regret this morning that he didn’t get more time with the Tigers’ heralded freshman quarterback...
Via College Spun
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri's Keanau Post destroys Kentucky’s Devin Booker With the Block of the Season

Missouri was not expected to be a big challenge for the Kentucky Wildcats and they really were not one. Yes, there were some good moments for the Tigers, but in the end the Wildcats won 69-53. However, the talk is not going to be about the Wildcats keeping their winning streak alive.No, it is going to be about one play during the first half when Keanau Post destroyed Devin Booker...
Via FatManWriting
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney Has His Own Toilet At Clemson

Dabo Swinney has his very own toilet as the Clemson Tigers head coach. Now that's a serious perk.
Via Gamedayr
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Clemson’s 2015 Recruiting Class

Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers didn’t experience too much fanfare Wednesday during National Signing Day, but that’s a good thing. Clemson’s 2015 class, which consists of 25 players, was virtually set just a few hours into the all-important occasion. Here’s everything you need to know about the Tigers’ class:  The class ranks No. 8 in the country, No. 2 in the ACC...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Holds Off Rally to Top ‘Noles 62-56

Florida State was back to its cardiac ways on Wednesday night as the Seminoles again fell behind by double-digits, but this time, the comeback fell short as Clemson topped FSU 62-56 at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Tigers (14-8, 6-4 ACC) took control of the game with a 10-0 run to close the first half and give Clemson a 27-21 halftime lead. The stretch became an 18-4 run as Clemson...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vic Beasley’s Ridiculous 40 Time

Former Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley dazzled onlookers at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis by running a ridiculous 4.53 40-yard dash on Sunday. To put this into perspective, that number is better than what Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton ran during their combine appearances. Vic Beasley vs. @CameronNewton vs. @Kaepernick7 40-Yard Faceoff. Yeah. He's THAT fast. WATCH...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson DE Vic Beasley Gave Teams Reason To Take Another Look at His Tape With Combine Performance

Vic Beasley had a good year at Clemson last season. It was good enough to be projected as the second best outside linebacker in the draft even though he played defensive end for the Tigers. If there was anyone that doubted whether he had the athleticism and quickness to make the move from end to linebacker he put all concerns to rest by turning in a stellar performance at the Combine...
Via FatManWriting
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Numbers Crunch: Clemson’s Vic Beasley Won The Combine Sunday

Clemson’s Vic Beasley certainly put on a heck of a show Sunday at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. Not only did he show up in Indianapolis weighing 246 pounds, he also posted some fantastic numbers at that weight. While these are only numbers that should reinforce what we all did or didn’t see on tape, […] Numbers Crunch: Clemson’s Vic Beasley Won The Combine Sunday is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson TE Says He Is Blessed To Have Deshaun Watson As His QB

There are many in college football, including ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit, who believe that Clemson signal-caller Deshaun Watson is the sport’s next big star. It looks like at least one of Watson’s teammates would wholeheartedly agree. Sophomore tight end Jay Jay McCullough, who played sparingly this past season but figures to have a much greater role in 2015, took to Twitter...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: 3 Prospects Flying Under the Radar – Part 3

Sorry for the long delay folks, but we’re back with another edition of Under the Radar. This week we will take a look at three more prospects. The players in question are Breshad Perriman WR UCF, Stephone Anthony ILB Clemson, and RB Javorius “Buck” Allen from USC. Breshad Perriman: Size: 6’3” 214LBs Receptions: 50 Receiving Yards: 1,044 Touchdowns: 9 Breshad Perriman...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd’s Hanging Out With Star QB Deshaun Watson At The Tigers’ Pro Day

Clemson’s past and Clemson’s present at quarterback are currently hanging out at the Tigers’ pro day this morning.  Tajh Boyd, who led Clemson from 2011-13, winning the Orange Bowl his final season, is back on campus. He’s watching some of his former teammates work out in front of NFL coaches and scouts, and he’s doing so while talking to Clemson’s current quarterback...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Chad Kelly Calls Time Spent With Kids In Haiti “A Blessing”

It has been a very interesting year for new Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. The former blue-chip prospect was kicked off of the team at Clemson in June, went to junior college and committed to Ole Miss in December, and got into hot water after a bar fight in Buffalo. Ole Miss stuck with the talented quarterback, however, and this week head coach Hugh Freeze brought him on a mission...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Survives Late Clemson Rally in Greensboro

Wednesday March 11, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: FLORIDA STATE SURVIVES CLEMSON’S SECOND-HALF RUN Tigers nearly overcome 20-point second-half deficit in loss GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 30 points and Florida State held on for a wild 76-73 win over Clemson on Wednesday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Montay Brandon added...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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