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Clemson RB Tyshon Dye (Achilles) out for spring practice

Clemson running back Tyshon Dye will miss spring practice after suffering a torn Achilles tendon during winter workouts on Friday. Per a school release, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney expects Dye, a four-star member of the 2013 recruiting class, to be healthy for the fall season. This is the second injury-related setback for Dye since his arrival on campus. The Elberton, Ga., native...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Legget wins No. 1,268

The #13 Clemson Tigers defeated Maine 13-3 on Saturday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, giving Head Coach Jack Leggett his 1,268th career win to move into sole possession of 10th place on the Division I wins list.
Via clemson.scout.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins ran a 4.34 forty

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins ran a very impressive forty yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday. Sammy Watkins in 40: 4.34 and 4.37. Clemson has been putting out some WRs. — Joe Person (@josephperson) February 23, 2014 It’s almost a certainty that Watkins will go in the...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Clemson Receivers Among The Fastest NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Times

The 40-yard dash is probably the most discussed NFL combine test, and it is a particularly important measure for wide receivers. The receiver 40 times are all set, and there are some big names among the top 10. Wide out 40s official pic.twitter.com/9R8THJdfRc — DA Kid (@FlY_KICKS_KID) February 23, 2014 Biletnikoff Award winner Brendin Cooks from Oregon State takes home the fastest...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins Setting the Bar High for Wide Receivers at the Combine

Sammy Watkins is expected to be a top 10 pick in the draft after an excellent career at Clemson. After catching 101 balls for 1464 yards (No. 5 in the nation) it is not hard to see why. The only think that could keep him from going in the top 10 would be if he showed up at the Combine incredibly out of shape and did terrible in all thee drills.Well--that didn't happen.From Bleacher...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Another serious injury for Clemson RB Tyshon Dye

The start of Tyshon Dye’s anticipated Clemson career will have to wait longer. Dye tore his Achilles tendon during a Tigers’ All In winter workout session (also known as ‘mat drills’) Friday morning, the school announced this afternoon. Dye redshirted the 2013 season while in recovery from back and ankle surgeries. Expected return time from a torn Achilles can range to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dabo Swinney Looks For Players “Who Are All-In” In The First Episode Of Clemson’s “The Offseason”

Clemson football is entering an interesting season. Coming off of a big 10 win season capped with a BCS bowl win, the Tigers need to reload at numerous positions, including quarterback and wide receiver where stars like Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins made the Tigers so explosive on offense. Clemson is giving its fans a neat look inside the program this spring with its Youtube series...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Damarcus Harrison’s Late Three Is Clincher In 2OT Win Over Maryland, Mark Turgeon Was Not Pleased

Maryland and Clemson played an incredibly entertaining two-overtime games today at Littlejohn Coliseum, with the Tigers eventually holding on at home 77-73. Rod Hall was the star down the stretch for Clemson, scoring 10 of his 16 points in the overtime periods, while KJ McDaniels had another excellent game, scoring 26. Ultimately, however, it was Damarcus Harrison’s corner three...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney Announces That 4 Clemson Players Are Suspended For Georgia Opener

We’re still six months away from college football kicking off, but we’ve already got some unsettling news regarding one of the sport’s biggest events of the opening weekend. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced during his press conference Tuesday that four of his players will be missing the game due to a “violation of team rules”. He offered little context, but did mention...
Via College Spun
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Clemson players suspended for season opener against Georgia.

Clemson will be short four players when it opens its 2014 season on the road against Georgia. Offensive tackle Shaq Anthony, offensive guard David Beasley, defensive end Corey Crawford, and cornerback Gary Petrers have all been suspended for the Aug. 30 game for the ever-vague "team rules violation. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney released the following statement about the suspensions...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tables Turned: Clemson to Suspend Four Players for Season-Opener Against UGA

Last year the renewal of the college football series between the Clemson Tigers and Georgia Bulldogs was marred by the Dawgs having to suspend some key players, including the recently dismissed Josh Harvey-Clemons. Now it appears the tables have turned, as Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has announced that four players will be suspended for […]
Via Georgia Sports Craze
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson suspends four players for season opener against Georgia

Clemson will be without four players, including two returning starters, for the 2014 season opener at Georgia as a result of team rules violations. Dabo Swinney announced Tuesday that defensive end Corey Crawford, offensive lineman David Beasley, defensive back Garry Peters and offensive lineman Shaq Anthony will miss the first game of 2014. "I am disappointed to announce...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson Welcome Back NFL Alumni To Train With Practice Facility Nameplates

Clemson football has had an impressive run as of late, and that has translated into a number of notable Tigers alumni in the NFL. Dabo Swinney and company are wisely looking to capitalize on Clemson’s presence in the NFL by making many of those top players feel welcome back on campus to train. It looks like Clemson’s NFL players will be given their own nameplates for when they...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson’s Countdown Clock For South Carolina Reads “0-5″

South Carolina fans, whose Gamecocks have won the past five matchups on the football field against the Clemson Tigers, have a tradition of throwing up a “five-bomb” in celebration of their program’s dominance of the rivalry over the past half-decade. It turns out they don’t even need to though – the Tigers are already reminding themselves of the unfortunate statistic on...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watkins defers to draft-worthy 'mates at Clemson Pro Day

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Sammy Watkins had little to gain and perhaps everything to lose at Clemson's Pro Day. As a result, the junior wideout's Thursday workout -- before a horde of NFL media, scouts, coaches and general managers -- better resembled one last victory lap on campus than some final exam counting toward his overall draft grade. Widely regarded as the top wideout amongst...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watkins defers to draft-worthy 'mates at Clemson Pro Day

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Sammy Watkins had little to gain and perhaps everything to lose at Clemson's Pro Day. As a result, the junior wideout's Thursday workout -- before a horde of NFL media, scouts, coaches and general managers -- better resembled one last victory lap on campus than some final exam counting toward his overall draft grade. Widely regarded as the top wideout amongst...
Via Fox Sports South
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers 2014 Spring Football Preview

For only the second time in school history, Clemson is coming off its third consecutive season of at least 10 victories. The Tigers have won 32...
Via Athlon Sports
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Sammy Watkins line up with Megatron?

Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins apparently likes the idea of possibly teaming up with Calvin "Megatron" Johnson of the Detroit Lions. Following rave reviews of his pro day performance on Thursday, which was attended by new coach Jim Caldwell and general manager Martin Mayhew,  Watkins posted photos on Twitter of himself, Johnson and the popular Megatron fictional character...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson installs tiny cameras into Quarterback’s helmets

The Clemson Tigers and Schutt worked together to install tiny cameras into the helmets of their Quarterbacks. This is a groundbreaking idea and is going to provide invaluable film for their players to study. I bet this is a trend that will catch on quickly. [College Spun] The post Clemson installs tiny cameras into Quarterback’s helmets appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Filling the Void: Who gets the rock at Clemson?

We’ve taken a look at some of the different position battles around college football so far as we head into spring camp. We’ve talked about running back at Auburn, quarterback at Alabama and quarterback at A&M. Now let’s venture outside of the SEC and look at who will take over under center (or in the shotgun) at Clemson… Background Since Offensive Coordinator Chad Morris...
Via Crystal Ball Run
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson will be a veteran team that is rebuilding in 2014

Even though the Clemson Tigers lost All-American quarterback Tajh Boyd, All-America wide receiver Sammy Watkins and All-ACC running back Rod McDowell, the cupboard isn’t completely bare for the 2014 season. While Clemson will face the task of rebuilding at the skill positions, the team does have a solid core of veteran leadership including 19 senior scholarship players, 15 of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson's Boyd preps for scheme, leadership challenges at NFL level

ATLANTA -- At one point during the NFL Draft build-up that has consumed Tajh Boyd's public life since leaving Miami Gardens, Fla., the site of the Clemson Tigers' Orange Bowl victory over Ohio State in January, he stood at a standard dry-erase board and asked for advice. He felt he needed a better understanding of NFL coverages. His quarterbacks coach, Ken Mastrole, a former...
Via Fox Sports South
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Uses Drones to Figure Out How To Beat Jameis Winston

The Clemson Tigers are using drones to figure out how to beat Jameis Winston, Steve Spurrier and the rest of the teams they play.
Via Gamedayr
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Fans Rushed The Court After Beating Belmont

If you didn’t already think that college students rushing the court after important basketball victories was getting a bit overdone, perhaps tonight’s actions by Clemson Tigers fans will help convince you. Clemson supporters rushed the court after their team knocked off Belmont in the quarterfinals of the NIT. No disrespect to the Tigers or what they accomplished, but this is...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Cool Clemson Fans Stormed The Court After Beating Belmont In The NIT

Getty ImageRelevant. The Clemson Tigers overcame a late deficit last night to defeat the Belmont Bruins 73-68 and advance to the semifinals of the NIT, and they’ll face the winner of tonight’s game between SMU and Cal next week. However, you’d think that the Tigers had just won the NIT Championship after fans stormed the court at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum to celebrate...
Via With Leather
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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