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Clemson, Georgia battling for top Peach State recruits

Clemson has asserted a firm recruiting footprint in the state of Georgia in recent years. Since 2014, Clemson has signed 18 players from Georgia, including eight rated as a four-star and three rated as a five-star by Rivals.com and/or 247Sports. Clemson has also consistently landed players from Georgia that the University of Georgia wanted. Of the aforementioned 18 signees, 11 held...
Via The Clemson Insider
5 hours ago

Jackson, Pinder rally Tigers past Western Carolina

Weston Jackson nailed a 3-1 pitch from Western Carolina pitcher Brendan Nail over the wall in left center field to give Clemson a one-run lead in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting the Tigers to an 11-5 victory over Western Carolina on Wednesday at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The home run came with two outs, following a Chase Pinder two-out single to centerfield that scored two...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 hours ago

Jackson ‘Nail’ed it, Tigers take the lead

Weston Jackson nailed a 3-1 pitch from Western Carolina pitcher Brendan Nail over the wall in left field to give Clemson a 6-5 lead in the bottom of the seventh inning. The home run came with two outs, following a Chase Pinder two-out single to center field that scored two runs. The Tigers entered the bottom of the seventh trailing the Catamounts 5-1 following a two-run top of the...
Via The Clemson Insider
7 hours ago

Deshaun Watson to Cowboys: Trade Dak and Romo, draft me

Myles Garrett isn’t the only top draft prospect who wishes the Cowboys would take him. Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson said at the Davey O’Brien Award reception in Forth Worth, Texas, that he wants to be a Cowboy. Watson said that when he won the Davey O’Brien Award last year, he told Cowboys coach Jason…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

Deshaun Watson doesn’t want to be compared to Dak Prescott

While Deshaun Watson wouldn’t mind having the kind of rookie year that Dak Prescott had, he doesn’t want to be viewed as the same type of quarterback as the 2016 Offensive Rookie of the Year. “I’m not Dak Prescott. I’m not with the Cowboys. I’m Deshaun Watson, coming from Clemson,” Watson told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Watson threw for 420 yards and three touchdowns...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watson wins ACC Award

National Championship quarterback Deshaun Watson is one of four Clemson student-athletes selected as a recipient of the 2017 Weaver-James-Corrigan Award. The announcement was made Wednesday by Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford. The Weaver-James-Corrigan Award is presented to top male and female student-athletes in the ACC who have performed with distinction in...
Via The Clemson Insider
11 hours ago

Recruiting board watch: Cornerback

Clemson’s 2018 recruiting class is currently comprised of five commitments, two on offense and three on defense. Cartersville (Ga.) five-star quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the No. 1 2018 prospect, headlines a Clemson group that is ranked seventh in the country by 247Sports in the early going with all of the pledges rated among the recruiting service’s top 250 prospects. The class...
Via The Clemson Insider
11 hours ago

Boulware looks forward to White House visit

One of the benefits that come from winning a major championship in sports is getting to visit the White House. The last time a Clemson team got that opportunity came in 1982, when the Tigers visited the White House after winning the 1981 National Championship. The team presented then President Ronald Reagan with a Clemson T-shirt and a Clemson cowboy hat, which back in those days...
Via The Clemson Insider
14 hours ago

Clemson's weekly baseball wrap

Each week we review the previous week for Clemson baseball and hand out our The Clemson Insider awards for the best performances. The Tigers will begin Week 2 today against Western Carolina with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.         Clemson Baseball Weekly Wrap-Up Overall Record         1-2 ACC Record               0-0   Last...
Via The Clemson Insider
15 hours ago

Scott Pagano Announces Five Transfer Finalists

Scott Pagano has a number of schools vying for his services. In what was surely a donkey punch to several other programs around the country, the talented graduate transfer student from Clemson has cut the list of suitors down to five. The five finalists are: Arkansas, Cal, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Texas. Now a few months removed from having won a National Championship...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago

Let March Madness begin, and I don’t mean basketball

In one week the madness begins and it has nothing to do with basketball. A week from today, Clemson will begin its defense of its national championship as the Tigers’ football team take the practice fields for spring drills. That’s right football is already back, at least for the next six weeks anyway. Clemson will conclude spring practice on April 8 with the annual Orange &...
Via The Clemson Insider
17 hours ago

Comparing Deshaun Watson

Which NFL star does former Clemson QB Deshaun Watson remind you of? This embed is invalid" /> Video courtesy 120 Sports
Via The Clemson Insider
18 hours ago

Countdown to First Pitch: Western Carolina

Clemson returns to action Wednesday night when Western Carolina visits Doug Kingsmore Stadium.  TCI previews tonight’s contest.       Western Carolina (2-1) @ #12 Clemson (1-2) Doug Kingsmore Stadium v Clemson, SC v Wednesday, 4:00PM Rankings:     WCU – NR     Clemson – #12 USA, #15 BA, #22 CB/D1   The Series Meetings:                   79 (first...
Via The Clemson Insider
19 hours ago

WATCH: Clemson vs. Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Clemson vs. Virginia Tech: Seth Allen hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining to give the Hokies a 71-70 win over Clemson. It was a close fight throughout with 10 ties and 14 lead changes and the biggest lead for either team was 7 points. Zach LeDay led the Hokies with 19 points and Marquise Reed, who was huge down the stretch, led the Tigers with 18 in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Tigers Fold Down the Stretch in 70-71 Loss at Virginia Tech

Via Shakin The Southland
1 day ago

Tigers suffer another heartbreaking loss

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Seth Allen hit a three-pointer with 3.8 seconds to play to lift Virginia Tech to a 71-70 victory over Clemson on Tuesday in Cassell Coliseum. Allen’s clutch three was his second of the season against the Tigers, both in one-point victories. Tech improved to 19-8 overall, 8-7 in the ACC. The loss dropped Clemson to 14-13 (4-11 in league play). Allen finished...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

Recruiting board watch: Linebacker

Clemson’s 2018 recruiting class is currently comprised of five commitments, two on offense and three on defense. Cartersville (Ga.) five-star quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the No. 1 2018 prospect, headlines a Clemson group that is ranked seventh in the country by 247Sports in the early going with all of the pledges rated among the recruiting service’s top 250 prospects. The class...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

What They Are Saying: Deshaun Watson

As the NFL combine approaches Deshaun Watson is the talk of the NFL.  In this edition of What They Are Saying we look at what is being said about Watson on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/c5nCgFY6j9 — #PonyUpTempo (@SMU_Football) February 20, 2017 pic.twitter.com/iq9U9DHkXl — NFL (@NFL) February 20, 2017 We are now taking orders for our limited edition magazine Mission Accomplished...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

Deshaun Watson’s draft expectations aren’t clear

In the same comments during which former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson said he will do “everything” at the Scouting Combine, Watson also gave a fairly broad assessment of where and when he thinks he’ll be drafted. “First round, anywhere in that range, top 10, top five, just depends on what the teams say,” Watson said. “It’s…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Clemson wins Puerto Rico Classic

Clemson S.C.-Bryson Nimmer, Doc Redman and Carson Young all had final round scores of one-under-par 71 to finish in the top 10 individually and lead Clemson to the championship of the Puerto Rico Classic on Tuesday.   The Tigers won the 15-team event at Rio Mar Country Club by 11 shots over Georgia.   It was Clemson’s second consecutive tournament championship, third this academic...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

NFL legacy, brother of Clemson player enjoying recruiting ride

Taylor Upshaw’s decision to start playing football as a junior in 2016 has turned out to be a great one. Just one game into his first season of organized football, the Bradenton (Fla.) Braden River High defensive end received his first scholarship offer from South Florida on Sept. 5. Since then, he has added offers from California, Navy, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, Central...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

Morris sends message to NFL teams if they pass on Watson

Former Clemson offensive coordinator, now SMU head football coach, Chad Morris has a message for NFL coaches and general managers when it comes to the decision of drafting or not drafting Deshaun Watson in April’s NFL Draft. “I wouldn’t pass on him,” Morris told the Dallas Morning News. “He’s going to hurt you if you pass on him.” Morris knows Watson as well as anyone...
Via The Clemson Insider
1 day ago

Clemson Transfer Scott Pagano Closing In On New Home

Earlier this month, Clemson defensive tackle Scott Pagano announced he would be pursuing a graduate transfer. Now, he is reportedly closing in on his new home. According to a report from 247Sports.com, Pagano has narrowed his list of potential new homes down to seven schools. The list features a number of prominent Power 5 programs. The schools that are reportedly in the mix for...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Cardinals reportedly have ‘zero interest’ in Jay Cutler

The Arizona Cardinals need to start looking for Carson Palmer’s replacement this year, but it’s reportedly not going to be Jay Cutler. This nugget from Kent Somers is a direct response to some speculation by The MMQB’s Peter King. He said that Bruce Arians might be potentially interested in Cutler as a reclamation project, given his ability to launch the ball downfield.We...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DeShaun Watson Plans To Be Full Participant At NFL Scouting Combine

Clemson Tigers quarterback DeShaun Watson is ready to show scouts what he has. According to the star signal-caller this week, he currently plans on being a full participant at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. The combine runs from Feb. 28 to March 6. “That’s the plan,” Watson told the Associated Press, via Cleveland.com. “Run, throw, meetings, everything.” This is great...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago
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