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The Panel: Clemson DE Shaq Lawson demonstrates zone read

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Via FOX Sports South
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Clemson Is Testing Out A New Helmet This Spring

In an attempt to improve player safety and elevate performance, the Clemson Tigers are testing out a new helmet during spring camp.  On Wednesday, Clemson tweeted out a couple photos of the new lids – Riddell’s Speedflex helmet.  Trying out the Speed Flex helmet this spring in Tiger Town. #Clemsonpic.twitter.com/pOCXvcOgca — Clemson Football (@ClemsonFB) April 6, 2016 According...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from a day with Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Dabo Swinney keeps a nameplate sign on his office bookshelf that reads simply: "Can't Do It." The apostrophe and the "t" after "Can" are crossed out.Clemson's gregarious eighth-year head coach has made a living out of checking off a series of milestones many assumed his Tigers couldn't do -- post five straight 10-win seasons; beat bowl foes like LSU, Ohio State and...
Via Fox Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2016: Kevin Dodd ‘just scratching the surface’

Clemson defensive ends and teammates Shaq Lawson and Kevin Dodd are two of the best players in the 2016 NFL Draft and should both be taken in the first round. On NFL Network, analysts and former NFL scouts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah discussed which of the two former Tigers they would take in the draft and they both had differing opinions. Brooks talked about Lawson is the “clear...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Deshaun Watson to play for both teams at Clemson’s spring game

Remember the days of backyard football? If there were not enough players to have even teams, it wasn’t out of the question to designate a “full-time quarterback.” While the Clemson Tigers won’t be doing exactly that, they do seem to be drawing some inspiration from the backyard days. On Saturday morning, it was announced that Clemson star quarterback Deshaun Watson will...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson making alterations to 2016 uniforms

The Clemson Tigers are looking to make another run in the ACC in 2016. The Tigers have made some changes to the team this year and with that comes changes to their uniforms. The Tigers announced some cool changes to their uniforms and showed them off. The changes include numbers on the sleeves and tiger paws on the shoulders. Here are some photos. #NewUnis #Clemson pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson Sets Spring Game Attendance Record

Today, the Clemson Tigers hosted their annual spring game at Death Valley. Fresh off an appearance in the College Football Playoff title game, Clemson set a spring game attendance record with an announced crowd of 50.500. This gathering obliterates the previous record of 37,000, set last year.  THANK YOU to the estimated 50,500 in attendance today — a #Clemson Spring Game record...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

QB Watson wows at his first Clemson spring game

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson dazzled once more, even in a game that didn't count. Watson, who led the Tigers to the Atlantic Coast Conference title and an appearance in the College Football Playoff championship game last season, threw two touchdowns in his first - and perhaps, only - spring game. Watson enrolled in January 2014, but broke a collarbone...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson approves new $30.75M contract for Dabo Swinney

Clemson’s board of trustees approved this morning a new contract for Tigers football coach Dabo Swinney.  The contract totals six years and $30.75 million. His annual compensation starts at $4.5 million in 2016 and gets up to $5.6 million in 2021. The latter salary would place him in the top five nationally among all college football coaches; the former places him in the top...
Via College Spun
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

A Look Ahead At Clemson's 2016 Offense

The Clemson Tigers were an offensive juggernaut of the 2015 season, capping it off with a torching of the vaunted Alabama defense in a close loss. With star quarterback Deshaun Watson returning under center, the question on everybody’s mind is this: Can Clemson get better in the 2016 season? Let’s take a look at the case for how the Tigers could potentially be even better next...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney, Clemson agree to six-year extension

On the heels of a national championship appearance, the Clemson Tigers and head coach Dabo Swinney have agreed to a contract extension. No financial details have emerged at this time. Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press announced the news on Tuesday morning. Six-year extension for Dabo Swinney, Clemson announces. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 12, 2016 Last season, the...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson releases new ‘Mach Speed’ uniforms

The Clemson Tigers’ bright orange uniforms already do a good job of making the football team’s players look sharp on the field, but they could be looking even sharper in 2016. In a video posted to the football program’s official Twitter, star quarterback Deshaun Watson starred as he modeled the Tigers’ new “Mach Speed” uniforms. Tradition. Style. Championship Swagger...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Brent Venables Shows Off Clemson’s Awesome Orange Bowl Rings

The 2016 college football season was an exciting one for the Clemson Tigers, who followed up an undefeated regular season with an appearance in the College Football Playoff Final.  On Tuesday, defensive coordinator Brent Venables was excited to show off his Orange Bowl ring, celebrating one of many highlights from last season. He posted these photos to Instagram.  Little...
Via College Spun
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Check out Clemson’s Orange Bowl rings

The Clemson Tigers are looking to return to the College Football Playoff national championship for a second straight year, but that doesn’t mean they will not look back and appreciate a successful run in 2015. On Tuesday, defensive coordinator Brent Venables took the opportunity to show off one of Clemson’s accomplishments from last season in the form of the team’s Orange...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson No. 1 in spring game attendance, for now

The Clemson Tigers are the current No. 1 team in terms of spring game attendance, with NBC Sports reporting that approximately 50,000 fans came out last weekend to watch the football team in action. Of course, that isn’t entirely surprising. This may be the last time that Clemson star quarterback Deshaun Watson participates in a spring game, as he is surely bound for the NFL in...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: DE Shaq Lawson

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This week, we focus is on the defensive line. Today we will look at Shaq Lawson out of Clemson.College CareerShaq Lawson has always been able to storm the backfield, putting up 10 tackles...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq Lawson’s shoulder clears at rechecks

Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson is one of the best players available in the 2016 NFL Draft. However, one problem he has seemed to have over the last few months is a nagging shoulder injury. He went back to Indianapolis to be re-evaluated and it looks like he is good to go at this point. NFL Senior Media analyst Ian Rapoport reported that Lawson’s shoulder checked out and...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson S Jayron Kearse Has Visited With Steelers

We’ve done a pretty good job of tracking all the pre-draft visitors in Pittsburgh. But there’s always one guy who we aren’t totally sure if he came in, or if the trip was met with a last-second cancellation. Back on March 10th, Jayron Kearse told the media after his Pro Day that... The post Clemson S Jayron Kearse Has Visited With Steelers appeared first on Steelers Depot...
Via Steelers Depot
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan signee Rashan Gray received a racist voicemail a day before his visit to Clemson

Las February, the Michigan Wolverines received the commitment of the #1 player in the country in defensive tackle Rashan Gray. As National Signing Day approached, Gary was down to the Wolverines and the Clemson Tigers. A week before he was set to decide, Gary planned to visit the Tigers to see if that was the best fit for him. But before he even stepped foot on Clemson’s campus...
Via No Guts, No Glory
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson vs. Georgia Baseball Highlights (April 19, 2016)

Clemson vs. Georgia: The No. 23 Tigers took care of business in a big way against the visiting Bulldogs, 12-0. Chris Okey went 2-4 with a grand slam and 5 RBI to lead the Clemson attack. Seth Beer also contributed in a major fashion, going 2-2 with 3 RBI.
Via ACC Digital Network
April 19, 2016

WATCH: Mackensie Alexander NFL Draft Hype Video | Clemson CB

Clemson's Mackensie Alexander has been a true shutdown corner for the Clemson Tigers. Opposing teams rarely went after the sophomore regardless of the receiver he was covering. Check out this hype video of one of the ACC's best defenders courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
Via ACC Digital Network
April 20, 2016

Tiger Tracks blog: Struggling starters hold key to flipping Clemson's fortunes

CLEMSON – Monte Lee won’t say he’s back to the drawing board trying to pencil in a weekend rotation. But the Tigers’ skipper is definitely grasping for answers entering the second half of this college baseball season.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
April 22, 2016

Clemson drops third straight ACC series

CLEMSON — Starting pitching sunk Clemson for the second consecutive day Sunday, as Georgia Tech held on for a 7-5 win at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, sending the Tigers to their third straight ACC series defeat.

WATCH: Clemson Wins 2016 ACC Wen's Golf Championship

The Clemson Tigers won their 10th men's golf championship in it's program history as they took home the 2016 ACC Men's Golf Championship. The Tigers shot a 25-under 839 on the weekend and won by 11 strokes. Clemson was led by Austin Langdale and Bryson Nimmer who tied for 4th place, shooting 7-under 209. Wake Forest finished 2nd followed by FSU.
Via ACC Digital Network
27 days ago

Colts take Clemson safety T.J. Green in second round

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Colts decided to get younger in their secondary by selecting safety T.J. Green with the No. 57 overall pick in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Clemson defensive back was a former wide receiver who switched to the defensive side of the ball. Green surprised scouts at the NFL combine with a 4.34 second 40-yard dash. Veteran...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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