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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

Clemson WR Hopper (academics) out for remainder of spring practice

One of the challenges for Clemson in spring practice this year is replacing the playmakers that helped the Tigers field one of the most explosive offenses in the country. Wide receiver Germone Hopper, one of the players expected to compete for depth chart spots previously occupied by Sammy Watkins and Martavis Bryant, will miss the rest of the Tigers' spring practice to focus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson, Florida State Carry ACC Flag Into NIT Semifinals

They may have been snubbed by the selection committee, but the Clemson Tigers and Florida State Seminoles can get some satisfaction out of the college basketball season by winning the 2014 National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers and Seminoles have both reached the semifinals, and with a pair of victories on Tuesday, they can make it an all-ACC final at Madison Square Garden. Clemson...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins NFL Mock Draft Projection, Profile

Clemson Player: Sammy WatkinsSchool: ClemsonPosition: Wide receiverHeight: 6-foot-1Weight: 211 poundsCollege stats: 3,391 receiving yards, 240 receptions, had 227 yards in Orange Bowl win vs. Ohio State Analysis: Watkins is the clear No.1 wide receiver in this class, and he might be the most gifted receiver to come out of college since Calvin Johnson. He has top-level speed...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Clemson Unveils ‘Orange Bowl Champions’ Rings

This past season, the Clemson Tigers notched their first and only BCS bowl victory with a win over heavily favored Ohio State, 40-35. We’ve already shown you the “tombstone” that the program unveiled to celebrate the accomplishment. Today, the Tigers made another bold statement when they unveiled the championship rings that will be given out to players and personnel. They will...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Parks like Clemson

East Saint John (Reserve, LA) three-star defensive back Antonio Parks pulled in a big offer yesterday from the Clemson Tigers. Parks and four-star teammate Xavier Lewis will visit Clemson next week, and you can get all the details inside...
Via clemson.scout.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

GMs think K.J. McDaniels is the best sleeper in class

As the NBA Draft approaches this June, we’re going to start hearing names like Julius Randle, Andrew Wigging, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker even more than we already are. But while this year’s class has a definitive top tier of players, there are still those hanging out below that tier who carry the title of ‘sleeper’ and one of the best sleepers in the draft seems to be...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Adonis Filer will transfer from Clemson

Clemson has announced that guard Adonis Filer will transfer from Clemson after the semester ends.  Filer, the second Tiger to transfer (Devin Coleman) this season, leaves an open spot should forward K.J. McDaniels choose to return for his senior year. "We thank Adonis for the hard work he has given to our program these past two seasons," head coach Brad Brownell said...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson WR Sammy Watkins Visiting Rams

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Rams are hosting Clemson WR Sammy Watkins for a visit on Monday and will later bring him in for a private workout on Friday. Rapoport mentions that the Rams could be choosing between Watkins, OT Greg Robinson (Auburn) or DE Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) at No. 2 overall. Watkins is considered by many to be the best receiver...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson QB Chad Kelly escorted off the practice field by police Monday

Just two days after their spring game, one of the starting quarterback hopefuls for the Clemson Tigers, Chad Kelly, was apparently escorted off the practice field by police earlier on Monday, Scout.com is reporting. Kelly, along with currently injured freshman DeShaun Watson and Cole Stoudt were battling it out for the starting job to take over for the recently departed Tajh Boyd...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson QB Chad Kelly Escorted Out Of Practice By Police, Released From Team

Update: Kelly has been released from the team, per CUTigers.com’s Roy Philpott. We’ll update you more on the reason whenever Clemson releases more information. Chad Kelly has been released from the team. — Roy Philpott (@RoyPhilpott) April 14, 2014 Earlier: Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly, who is competing with teammate Cole Stoudt to become the Tigers starting signal-caller...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Chad Kelly Dismissed by Clemson, Escorted Out by Cops

Clemson QB Chad Kelly has been kicked off the Clemson football team and was escorted from the facility by police. This is according to multiple reports: Football: http://t.co/2RZHxu5x1h is reporting Chad Kelly has been dismissed from the #Clemson football team. — Orange and White (@orangeandwhite) April 14, 2014 Kelly was in a three way battle for the starting job to replace...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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