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Clemson, FSU lead ACC in combine invites

On Thursday the NFL released its official list of players invited to this year’s combine and the ACC will be represented by 43 athletes at the annual scouting event.Clemson, who finished the 2015 season ranked second in the nation with a 14-1 record, leads the conference with eight invites and is followed by Florida State (6), Miami (5), N.C. State (5), Boston College (4), Virginia...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson LB Ben Boulware responds to analyst’s criticism

Clemson junior inside linebacker Ben Boulware had an evidence-backed rebuttal for NFL Draft analyst Jon Ledyard after the writer questioned Boulware’s pro potential. Ledyard tweeted that Boulware was “probably not” a top pro prospect. He also added that Boulware has a “short, squatty frame with minimal tackle radius and limited athleticism. But man he loves football and contact...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson LB Boulware has best response to draft analyst's criticism

If Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware needed added motivation to workout this offseason he found it in the form of Jon Ledyard. During his junior season in 2015, Boulware ranked third on the team in tackles (82) and was named an all-ACC first-teamer as he helped guide the Tigers to a 14-1 record and their first appearance in the national title game since 1981.Despite Boulware’s resume...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson's Ben Boulware sends Twitter rebuke to draft analyst's comments

Ben Boulware's competitive spirit extends to Twitter.Looking ahead to 2017's NFL Draft, analyst Jon Ledyard questioned what kind of pro the Clemson linebacker would be.Boulware provided his own answers via photo and video evidence.And in the end, Ledyard expressed his admiration for Boulware, agreeing with a Clemson fan who said you "can't measure heart and desire."
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson LB has great response to NFL draft analyst's criticism

As a junior, Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware was an instrumental figure on the Tigers’ defense. In his team’s critical win over Notre Dame in early October, Boulware made the game-saving play. For the year, he finished third on the roster in tackles (82) and led the team in quarterback hurries (10).  Boulware is obviously a tremendous college linebacker, but NFL draft analyst...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson players are trolling Baker Mayfield on Instagram

Clemson defeated Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl semifinal en route to the national championship game against Alabama and stopped Sooners star quarterback Baker Mayfield in a 37-17 victory. Of course, out of nowhere, a number of Clemson defensive players have been trolling Mayfield on Instagram over his overall weak performance in the game. Clemson defense all taggin baker mayfield...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Clemson’s loss to Notre Dame is significant

It’s true that in a 30-game regular season, single nights or weekend afternoons don’t fully determine postseason destinations. When experts say that “Game X is an elimination game” or “Game Y is a must-win,” it’s true that the weight of a season and all its hopes fall upon that one contest. However, such a perception (real or not) exists because of what came before…...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Clemson’s loss to Notre Dame is significant

It’s true that in a 30-game regular season, single nights or weekend afternoons don’t fully determine postseason destinations. When experts say that “Game X is an elimination game” or “Game Y is a must-win,” it’s true that the weight of a season and all its hopes fall upon that one contest. However, such a perception (real or not) exists because of what came before…...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson uses Drake graphic to hype next football season

Coaches always need to find a way to connect with their players. At the collegiate level, it is a bit easier to do as long as you pay attention to pop culture and the latest trends. No one does it better than Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney. We have seen Swinney bust out the whip/nae nae and dab for his players in the past, so it should come as no surprise that the Clemson...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football Recruiting: National signing day in review

Throughout the course of the day, National signing day is all about the kids and their big moment as they decide which school they will take their talents to. But after it’s all said and done, the main focus is how each program benefits from landing recruits. At the end of the day, Clemson football had a great National signing day. Head coach Dabo Swinney put it as simply as he...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson scrambles on signing day to replace missing DBs

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall - until NFL dreams got involved. Three of last year's starting secondary declared for the NFL draft shortly after the Tigers 45-40 loss to Alabama in the national championship game. ''We had to start making calls,'' Swinney said. Whatever Tiger coaches said was persuasive...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rashan Gary Broke The Internet After Michigan Announcement

Here’s a collection of several tweets that got a lot of attention after No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary decided on the Wolverines over the Clemson Tigers. GO BLUE! Rashan Gary, No. 1 recruit in the ESPN 300, commits to Michigan. #LIVEonSC pic.twitter.com/VwOEfmSOjY — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 3, 2016 Congrats #ParamusCatholics @RashanGary33 on your commitment to #️Michigan...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Great American Cookies creates cookie for Rashan Gary’s commitment

Later this afternoon, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the nation, Rashan Gary, will be announcing where he will be starting his collegiate career. For the five-star defensive tackle, his National Signing Day decision comes down to the Michigan Wolverines and Clemson Tigers. In honor of the big decision, the folks at Great American Cookies have created a special piece of...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo does the 'Dab' after four-star safety Simmons commits

Dancin’ Dabo Swinney was back at it again, and with good reason. On Tuesday, four-star safety Isaiah Simmons declared he will be playing at Clemson in 2016, then posed for a picture with Swinney as they did the “Dab.”
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing Day updates from Clemson: Feaster's in, Tigers steal Florida CB

CLEMSON – Finally, Tavien Feaster is officially a Clemson running back.

Clemson names itself 'Defensive Line U' in new hype video

Clemson already argues that it is “Wide Receiver U,” and now the Tigers are claiming another position group as its own: the defensive line. Clemson’s official YouTube account dropped a #DLU hype video, featuring some of the greats who have come through the program in recent years. There are plenty of impressive players included, for sure. With National Signing Day Wednesday...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson dominates 2nd half to win at Wake Forest 76-62

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Jaron Blossomgame had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help Clemson beat Wake Forest 76-62 on Tuesday night. Jordan Roper scored all 16 of his points after halftime for the Tigers (14-8, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who took control in the second half to erase an eight-point halftime deficit and gradually pull away in the final 9 1/2 minutes for a league...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: The Clemson stud who went from no buzz to 1st-round prospect

Before Clemson played Oklahoma in the semifinals, there was no talk about Tigers D-lineman Kevin Dodd. Now it would be a surprise if Dodd didn't go in the top 20 picks of the 2016 NFL Draft.So what happened?Joel Klatt joins Bruce Feldman to discuss Dodd's quick rise. Click on the embedded player above to listen to the clip. You can also get every episode of The Audible delivered...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome back: Watch Clemson's rehabbing WR Williams run routes

Clemson fans got some encouraging news on Monday when injured star wide receiver Mike Williams posted a video of him running routes and catching passes from quarterback Deshaun Watson.The 6-4, 220-pound Williams suffered a season-ending neck injury in the Tigers’ first game of the year when he caught a touchdown pass and slammed into the field goal post during a 49-10 win over...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Well-traveled guard Avry Holmes comfortable running Clemson's offense

CLEMSON — Avry Holmes isn’t bothered by the cumbersome 45-minute bus rides to Greenville for home games or by rugged three-game road trips.

Latest Odds For 2016 College Football Season Championship Released

In just seven months, the college football season will kick off across the country with several high profile games during the first week of the season that will help shape the championship chase right off the bat. While the Alabama Crimson Tide are looking to repeat and win their fifth championship in an eight season period, there will be plenty of other teams that are ready to give...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

GRAPHIC: ACC, SEC Team-By-Team Conference Records Since Expansions May Surprise You

This season, the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers brought home the championships from the SEC and ACC, respectively, before meeting up for the national championship. Both schools are charter members of each conference and have plenty of past victories to brag about. But since the SEC first begun expanding back in 1992 and the ACC expanded even more in 2004, neither school...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Clemson Makes Tasty Treat For Mother Of Nation’s Top Rated Recruit

In just two days, the eyes of the college football world will be on New Jersey when the nation’s top rated recruit makes his decision. Rashan Gary is a five star defensive tackle who is being sought after by some of the nation’s top programs. This weekend, Gary took his final official visit of the process, choosing to visit with the Clemson Tigers over the Alabama Crimson Tide...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers depleted on defense

The Clemson Tigers nearly won their first national championship since 1981 a few weeks ago, and, now, it appears that they will be hard-pressed to take that next step this coming season. Clemson will be losing eight starters on defense, a crushing blow considering how elite the Tiger defense has been in recent years. Of those eight, one is cornerback Mackensie Alexander, perhaps...
Via EndZoneScore
13 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Redeems Itself With Win Over Clemson

The Florida State Seminoles have been struggling in ACC play as of late, but it seems like their fate is changing as they’ve earned their second straight conference win. The Seminoles evened their season series with Clemson with a dominant 76-65 win. Dwayne Bacon led FSU with 21 points and six rebounds. Seminoles star Malik Beasley added 16 points to get his team its fourth conference...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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