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Williams coming back to Clemson, out 3 months after shoulder surgery

Clemson head coach Monte Lee says catcher Chris Williams will have to undergo surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right shoulder, an injury that occurred when he dove back to the bag at first base on a pick-off play against Nevada on May 7. “It basically keeps your shoulder socket in place,” Lee said on Friday. “It is a sub-luck shoulder, where it pops in and out of place...
Via The Clemson Insider
5 days ago

Clemson commit gives Tigers what they need

After showing off his talent and the strength of his right leg at the Dabo Swinney Camp on Wednesday of last week, B.T. Potter was invited into Swinney’s office. That’s where the 2018 kicker prospect from Rock Hill (S.C.) South Pointe received a full-ride scholarship offer from Clemson’s head coach. “I was super happy,” Potter told The Clemson Insider. “We were in coach...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Scouting the Clemson roster: Ryan Carter

The Clemson Insider gives a scouting report on every player on Clemson’s summer depth chart. We will break down what the player does best, what he needs to work on, how he compares to other former players at his position and where he fits on the Clemson roster. Player name: Ryan Carter (5-9, 180) Player position: Cornerback Years left of eligibility: 1 year Current rank on depth...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Recruit likes Clemson's intense fan base

It may seem a little early, but being early is never a bad thing when it comes to forming relationships with recruits. That is certainly the case with 2020 wide receiver Porter Rooks. Clemson already had some knowledge of Rooks because his older brother, Patrick, briefly played basketball for the Tigers back in 2013 before transferring. His mother also earned her Master’s degree...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Meredith struggling with decision between Cubs and Tigers

Clemson signee Kier Meredith is facing a critical decision that will impact his future after the being selected in the MLB draft.  The Winston-Salem, NC standout, who hoped to go on day two of the draft, was surprised when he was drafted with the 28th round by the Chicago Cubs. “I was shocked. I wasn’t expecting it to be honest so when it happened I was just like hey awesome...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Scouting the Clemson roster: Chad Smith

The Clemson Insider gives a scouting report on every player on Clemson’s summer depth chart. We will break down what the player does best, what he needs to work on, how he compares to other former players at his position and where he fits on the Clemson roster. Player name: Chad Smith (6-4, 235) Player position: Linebacker (middle) Years left of eligibility: 3 years Current...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Davidson named Freshman All-American

Clemson shortstop Logan Davidson was named Perfect Game’s First-Team Freshman All-America shortstop on Thursday. Davidson was one of only two Tigers to play and start all 63 games in 2017, as he hit .286 with 56 runs, nine doubles, 12 homers, 41 RBIs, a .388 on-base percentage, 42 walks and 10 steals. He became the first Tiger shortstop to hit double-digit homers in a season since...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Clemson will always be in Pinder's heart

On Tuesday Clemson centerfielder Chase Pinder found a new home in the St. Louis Cardinals organization when he was drafted in the seventh round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. “They had contacted me probably before it had actually happened,” Pinder told The Clemson Insider. “They had initially said we would try to get a deal in the fifth round, but that didn’t work...
Via The Clemson Insider
6 days ago

Seven Clemson players drafted on Day 3

Seven current Tigers and three Clemson signees were chosen on the final day of the MLB draft on Wednesday. The seven draftees joined fourth-round pick Charlie Barnes (Twins) and seventh-round pick Chase Pinder (Cardinals) as the nine current Tigers drafted in 2017. Clemson’s nine draft picks tied for fourth most in the nation and tied for most in the ACC. It was also the most Tigers...
Via The Clemson Insider
7 days ago

Clemson among finalists for 4-star target

Norcross (Ga.) Greater Atlanta Christian four-star cornerback Kyler McMichael named Clemson one of  the six finalists in his recruitment on Wednesday night via Twitter. Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia and Tennessee also made the cut for McMichael. “I will begin to focus in on these 6 schools!!” McMichael said. “I’d like to thank every school that gave me the opportunity...
Via The Clemson Insider
7 days ago

Clemson commit: ‘I like it a lot better than USC’

It only took one offer for Alex Urban to make a decision on where he wanted to play college baseball – a Clemson offer. The Tigers offered the River Bluff High School (Lexington, S.C.) sophomore on Friday, and after he came to Clemson last Sunday and took tour of the campus and the Tigers’ new facility he committed to head coach Monte Lee on the spot. “I just felt like Clemson...
Via The Clemson Insider
7 days ago

Clemson Grad-Transfer DB Down To Four Schools

According to David Hood of Tigersnet.com, Korrin Wiggins, a grad-transfer defensive back, is down to East Carolina, Maryland, Oregon and Michigan. After missing the entire 2015 season due to an ACL tear, Wiggins had 13 tackles in 194 snaps last year for the Tigers.
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No surprise, Dabo Swinney is Dabo Swinney

Everyone wants to know what Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is like. “Is he really as genuine and sincere as we have seen on television? Is he really that energetic with his football team? Is that his true personality?” My answer to them is “yes.” As someone who has followed Swinney since he was a young wide receivers coach at Clemson that no one knew except the local media...
Via The Clemson Insider
8 days ago

Big-time QB camps at Clemson because of Watson

It wasn’t too long ago that the Johnson family from Port Neches, Texas, didn’t know anything about Clemson. After Clemson’s back-to-back appearances in the national championship game and 2016 national title, that has changed. Now, the Johnsons know a lot more about the Tigers. Ronald Johnson, his wife, and son, Roschon Johnson, traveled to Clemson on Tuesday for the Dabo Swinney...
Via The Clemson Insider
8 days ago

Clemson Volleyball || Bad Joke-Telling

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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jaron Blossomgame NBA Draft Tape | Clemson Forward

Jaron Blossomgame NBA Draft Tape: Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame has been a do-it-all forward for the Tigers in his four seasons on campus. A two-time All-ACC selection during his career, Blossomgame in 2017 averaged 17.6 points with 6.3 rebounds while shooting 49.8% from the field. Check out Jaron Blossomgame's NBA Draft Tape right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
8 days ago

Risers and Fallers: Clemson repeat may be difficult in ACC, FSU looks strong and inevitable Miami hype

The Athletic Coast Conference was once thought of as a basketball conference. After two national championships in four years, the ACC does not have to take a back seat to anybody in the world of college football. The conference is on the rise in terms of high-level national title contenders. What about the middle and bottom of the pack which seem to be stuck in place being held down...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

President Trump all smiles as he welcomes Clemson to White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump welcomes the Clemson Tigers to the White House for winning the 2016 College Football National Championship Game. President Trump specifically calls out and shakes hands with Deshaun Watson and Hunter Refrow for connecting on the game-winning touchdown to defeat Alabama this past January. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney’s speech touches...
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

Photo gallery: Clemson's White House visit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The defending national champion Clemson Tigers took a trip to the nation’s capital on Monday to visit the White House and Capitol Building. At the House, the Tigers were honored by President Donald Trump for their accomplishments during the 2016 season. TCI was on hand for the day’s ceremony and events. Check out our photo gallery of Clemson’s White House visit! — LINK
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

Monday’s visit to the White House was ‘a great day for Clemson’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It did not take long for Congressman Jeff Duncan to get the ball rolling. The day after Clemson wrapped up its first national championship in football in 35 years, the Congressman was on the phone trying to figure out a way to have his alma mater honored as the 2016 National Champions at the White House. “The logistics of getting this many people here to the...
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

Clemson at the White House: ‘What a unique experience’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When Clemson lost to Alabama in the 2016 National Championship Game, Hunter Renfrow remembers feeling how bad it sucked the Tigers lost the game, but he also thought to himself, “Man! We don’t get to go to the White House. That sucks too!” So one of the things that motivated the Tigers in winning the 2016 National Championship was the opportunity to get...
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

Jefferies: ‘It feels great to be a Clemson Tiger’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Clemson has added another big-time pledge to its ultra-talented 2018 recruiting class. Covington (Ga.) Newton four-star defensive tackle Darnell Jefferies announced his commitment to Clemson on Monday evening via social media. He chose the Tigers over offers from Alabama, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Louisville, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oregon and South Carolina...
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

Clemson lands commitment from elite DL

Covington (Ga.) Newton four-star defensive tackle Darnell Jefferies announced via social media on Monday that he has committed to Clemson. Jefferies becomes the 10th commitment in the Tigers’ 2018 recruiting class.  
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago

WATCH: President Trump Welcomes Clemson Tigers To White House

President Trump welcomes the Clemson Tigers to the White House for winning the 2017 CFP National Championship. The President specifically calls out and shakes hands with Deshaun Watson and Hunter Refrow for connecting on the game-winning touchdown to defeat Alabama in January. Dabo Swinney's speech touches on the uncommon manner with which the Tigers approached the season that...
Via ACC Digital Network
9 days ago

President Trump talks about Clemson's national title

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2016 Clemson football national championship team was honored by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday afternoon. Watch President Trump talk about the Tigers’ national title on TCITV:  
Via The Clemson Insider
9 days ago
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