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Photo: Clemson Tigers Fall jerseys arrive

If college football fans needed a reminder that the new season is just around the corner, look no further than the Clemson Tigers on social media. Clemson tweeted out a photo of their fall camp jerseys which arrived on Tuesday morning. Sure, they aren’t anything special, but it is enough to get fans excited for what will begin in a few months. I can feel it cooomin in the air...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Clemson basketball player looking to crossover into NFL

Former Clemson point guard Rod Hall is used to scoring points on the hardwood, and now he's looking to do it on the gridiron. According to a report by The Clemson Insider, Hall is looking to crossover into the NFL and has already received offers from Tampa Bay, Baltimore and New Orleans, but passed on signing any deals because it would interfere with his ability to attend graduation...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nine former Tigers sign free agent deals

After having four players selected in the NFL draft, Clemson continued to supply the NFL with talent as nine former Tigers have signed free agent deals. Defensive tackle Josh Watson and offensive lineman Kalon Davis will be reunited in San Diego, as both have signed on with the Chargers. Defensive end Tavaris Barnes will meet up with fellow former Clemson stars C.J. Spiller and Stephone...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson quarterback Watson on track for full recovery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he won't miss a beat despite sitting out all spring after knee ligament surgery. And the Tigers most dynamic player insists he'll return at full speed once he's cleared to cut loose this summer. The slender signal-caller said he's on track for a full recovery heading into his sophomore year after an offseason of injuries...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson's Jarrett drafted a day after house fire

Former Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett realized his NFL dream on Day 3 of the NFL draft when the Atlanta Falcons selected him with the first pick of the fifth round (137 overall). The selection will reunite Jarrett with former Clemson teammate Vic Beasley, who the Falcons chose with the No. 8 overall pick. Jarrett’s selection capped off an emotional week for the former Tigers...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson ILB Tony Steward headed to Buffalo

After being a force in one of the best defenses in the country last season, former Clemson inside linebacker Tony Steward will now get a chance to play for one of the best defensive minds in the NFL. On Saturday, Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan selected Steward with the 188th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL draft. The 6-1, 241-pound Steward has had two ACL surgeries...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Draftee Grady Jarrett’s House Nearly Burns Down At Draft Party

Grady Jarrett’s dream’s of making it to the NFL finally came true on Saturday when the former Clemson defensive tackle was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons with the 137th overall pick. That joyful moment was somewhat subdued, though, because Jarrett’s house caught fire Friday evening with Jarrett and 50 family members inside during a draft party. Fortunately...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons draft pick uninjured in fire at family's home

  New Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett had a major scare while he waited for his name to be called in the NFL draft Friday night. Jarrett, picked by Atlanta in the fifth round Saturday, said he and about 40 family members and close friends were at his mother's house in Conyers, Georgia, about 23 miles east of downtown Atlanta, when it caught fire in the early evening. "We...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson draft notes: Jarrett endures house fire, long wait before Falcons selection

CLEMSON – Real-life adversity struck Grady Jarrett and his family, keeping in perspective his later-than-expected entry to the NFL.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
2 days ago

Falcons' fifth-round pick's house catches fire as he watches NFL Draft

As Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett waited to hear his name called in the NFL Draft on Friday night, he and a gathering of 50 people noticed an unfamiliar smell. Jarrett, along with some other family members, ran to the kitchen. Moments later, they noticed smoke coming from upstairs and saw the back wall in one of the game rooms was engulfed in flames. "Everyone was yelling...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Grady Jarrett’s house burned down during draft

Former Clemson Tigers defensive lineman Grady Jarrett has been waiting to hear his name called in the 2015 NFL Draft. Unfortunately, while he was waiting for one of the biggest moments in his life, a devastating incident took place. According to reports, half of Jarrett’s house burned down on Friday night while he was waiting to be drafted. Luckily, no one was injured, but half...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grady Jarrett follows Beasley to Falcons

CLEMSON – The long and winding road to the NFL will bring Grady Jarrett not far from his hometown.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
3 days ago

Falcons trade up to draft Clemson defensive tackle Jarrett

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have traded up eight spots to choose Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett in the fifth round of the NFL draft. Jarrett teamed with pass rusher Vic Beasley, whom Atlanta selected with the No. 8 overall pick on Thursday, during the last four years at Clemson. The Falcons dealt the Minnesota Vikings a fifth- and sixth-round pick to acquire...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Here’s Former Clemson QB Chad Kelly Showing Off His Ole Miss Uniform For The 1st Time

Chad Kelly’s had a pretty troubled college career so far, but the former Clemson quarterback appears to be on the right path at Ole Miss.  Kelly, the nephew of former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, started his career with the Tigers, but was dismissed from the program after arguing with coaches during their spring game. He spent last season at a junior college before becoming...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson may don chrome-finish helmets in 2015.

Vic Beasley wearing traditional Clemson helmet. Photo via First Round Grade.The two biggest trends when it comes to helmet design in recent years (besides raising the safety standards) have been matted and chrome finishes. Clemson offensive player development coach Durrell Barry tweeted out what the Tigers may be going with in 2015. Ssssshhhhhhhh..... #BestIsTheStandard pic.twitter...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream comes true for former Clemson star Anthony

All his life Stephone Anthony has dreamed of playing in the NFL, and on Thursday night that dream became a reality when the New Orleans Saints selected the former Clemson ILB with the 31st pick in the NFL draft. "Oh man, I barely could get any words out," Anthony told NOLA.com. "I immediately got emotional. It's a dream come true for me, something I always dreamed of as a kid, to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints take Clemson linebacker Anthony at No. 31 overall

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints have selected Clemson linebacker Stephone Anthony with their second of two first-round picks in Thursday night's NFL draft. The Saints acquired the pick, 31st overall when they traded star tight end Jimmy Graham to Seattle, which also sent center Max Unger to New Orleans The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Anthony joins a Saints defense that ranked...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints beef up Linebacking Corps with Stephone Anthony

It has been quite the day for Clemson linebackers; Vic Beasley was taken by the Falcons with the 8th pick, and now Stephone Anthony has been selected by the Saints with the 31st overall pick. Anthony will be an immediate starter for the Saints, who had a massive hole at the Inside Linebacker position, after they released Curtis Lofton. While in college, Anthony was the Mike linebacker...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephone Anthony Taken No. 31 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Clemson linebacker Stephone Anthony was taken at No. 31 overall by the New Orleans Saints in this year’s NFL Draft. He is the second Clemson player to be drafted tonight, along with new Atlanta Falcon Vic Beasley, who was draft No. 8. Congrats to Stephone Anthony on being drafted by @Saints #ClemsonFamily #1stRounder #GreatPlayer #BetterPerson pic.twitter.com/OHKVpJMoR6...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Homecoming: Clemson’s Vic Beasley drafted 8th overall by Atlanta Falcons

CLEMSON – Who says you can’t go home? Not Vic Beasley, and not the Atlanta Falcons.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
4 days ago

Falcons pick Clemson DE Vic Beasley with No. 8 pick in draft

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have selected Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley with the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL draft, addressing a glaring need on a struggling defense. Beasley, regarded as perhaps the most explosive edge rusher in the draft, had 11 1/2 sacks as a senior in 2014. The Falcons gave up the most total yards and passing yards in 2014 and ranked...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015: Falcons Selects Vic Beasley with Eighth Pick

Edge rusher Vic Beasley, thought by many to be the most talented rusher in the 2015 draft, has been selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the eighth overall pick. The former Clemson star spent four  seasons honing his craft, totaling 33 sacks and a whopping 52.5 tackles for loss in what amounts to three seasons as a starter—he did not get much playing time as a freshman in 2011...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Beasley Taken No. 8 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Clemson linebacker Vic Beasley was taken by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 8 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the first Tiger taken. The newest member of the @AtlantaFalcons with the No. 8 overall pick of the #NFLDraft! Congrats Vic Beasley! #Clemson pic.twitter.com/kosjpmPKSI — Clemson Football (@ClemsonFB) May 1, 2015 Beasley, a 6-foot-3, 246-pound...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charone Peake lands on list of breakout ACC stars

With spring ball in the rearview mirror, USA Today recently put out a list of five ACC football players poised for a breakout season, and Clemson wide receiver Charone Peake made the cut. The 6-2, 205-pound junior showed flashes of promise as a sophomore when he caught 25 passes for 172 yards and two touchdowns. However, Peake's Clemson career was slowed in 2013 when he tore his...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

'Wide Receiver U' battle just got real

The war between Clemson and Tennessee for the title of “Wide Receiver U” continued to rage online this week. First, Clemson dropped a 3:47 long YouTube video called “The New WRU” featuring highlights and stats from some of its top wide receivers like Jacoby Ford, DeAndre Hopkins and Sammy Watkins. Tennessee, which has produced receivers such as Cordarrelle Patterson, Dont’e...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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