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Georgia-Clemson: Five Things To Watch For

Defense, defense, defense. While LSU has been known for its defensive backs, Alabama for its running backs and Texas A&M for its offensive linemen, Georgia is becoming a solid program that delivers fine defensive players. That will become a huge component of the game between the Bulldogs and the Clemson Tigers.This isn't your ordinary Clemson offense, though. The Tigers are...
Via Football Nation
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson RB Zac Brooks has surgery for foot injury

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson running back Zac Brooks had surgery on the foot he injured earlier this month. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had previously said Brooks would miss the season and return next fall as a redshirt junior. Brooks was the team's leading returning rusher and was expected to be a significant part of the 16th-ranked Tigers' offense this season. Swinney also said...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson-Georgia game highlights SEC's first week

A look at things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 1 of the season: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 16 Clemson at No. 12 Georgia. One year ago, these two teams provided one of the best opening-weekend matchups in a game Clemson won 38-35. Georgia has the home-field advantage in Saturday's rematch, which again has as much intrigue as just about any first-week game across...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson RB Zac Brooks has surgery

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson running back Zac Brooks had surgery on the foot he injured earlier this month. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had previously said Brooks would miss the season and return next fall as a redshirt junior. Brooks was the team's leading returning rusher and was expected to be a significant part of the 16th-ranked Tigers' offense this season. Swinney also...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Quarterback Hutson Mason Reflects On Clemson Recruitment, When Tigers Went Back On Promise Of Offer

Clemson and Georgia are only about 75 miles apart, so it is no surprise that the two programs compete for many of the same top recruits. With that comes stories from players on both teams about being recruited by the other. Last week, Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett spoke about being disappointed when his home state Dawgs didn’t offer him. New Georgia starting quarterback...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 2 Clemson

Dabo Swinney has built Clemson back up into a national power. But the Tigers lost a lot of their core from last season, and they're still in the Atlantic Division with Florida State. Can they establish themselves as the second-best team in the league definitively as they did a season ago, or will they slip up along the way against the rest of the ACC? WHO'S BACK? Almost the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Clemson Tigers 2014 season.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watkins returns with new motivation, outlook after losing childhood friend

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend -- and forever changed his perspective on life and football. Watkins was riding to a cookout not far from his hometown of Mooresboro, North Carolina, last September when the car slid off a rainy road, overturned and crashed into a utility pole...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson DT Watkins grateful for return to football

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend - and forever changed his perspective on life and football. Watkins was riding to a cookout not far from his hometown of Mooresboro, North Carolina, last September when the car slid off a rainy road, overturned and crashed into a utility pole...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson OT Shaq Anthony decides to transfer

The already-thin offensive tackle depth at Clemson thinned even further Thursday, when junior right tackle Shaq Anthony decided to transfer from the Tigers. Anthony, a 6-4, 280-pounder who played 17 games (with five starts) the past two years, informed head coach Dabo Swinney of his decision Thursday morning. "This is an outstanding program, but I wish to make a clean start...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson. A release from the school stated that Anthony met with Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney on Thursday morning to discuss his decision. Anthony played in 17 games for the Tigers, making five starts the past two seasons. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound Anthony was not projected as a starter heading...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

McDaniels: Possible Sixers “Glue Guy”

Clemson basketball was not a powerhouse basketball program by any standards in 2013-14, but they did have a star in first team All-ACC selection, K.J. McDaniels. McDaniels was Clemson’s LeBron James, their savior if you will, as he led, or came close to leading the team in every statistical category. McDaniels ranked first in scoring, rebounding, blocks,  steals and three-pointers...
Via Philadunkia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson RB Brooks to miss season with foot injury

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson tailback Zac Brooks will miss the season with a foot injury. The school announced Brooks' injury Wednesday. Football spokesman Tim Bourret said Brooks will need surgery but per Clemson policy did not provide specific details on the injury. Brooks was the 16th-ranked Tigers' top returning running back after playing behind 1,000-yard rusher Rod McDowell...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson's top returning rusher Brooks out for season

Not only will Clemson's offense need to replace a record-breaking quarterback and two NFL wide receivers this season, including fourth overall draft choice Sammy Watkins, but it will need to find additional help in the running game. Zac Brooks, the Tigers' top returning rusher, is expected to miss the entire 2014 season after suffering a severe foot injury in practice. The...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson loses RB Zac Brooks for the season

It was going to be hard enough for Clemson to overcome Florida State in the ACC this year, but Wednesday's news will make the task even more difficult. Clemson announced that running back Zac Brooks will miss the 2014 season due to a foot injury. Brooks finished third on the team last season with 246 rushing yards and two touchdowns, but was expected to take on a much larger...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Announces Leading Returning RB Zac Brooks Out For The Season

Clemson’s rushing attack suffered a fairly big blow today.  The Tigers’ football program officially announced that junior running back Zac Brooks, the team’s leading returning rusher, will miss the entire 2014 season with a foot injury sustained at a Monday evening practice.  #Clemson announces top returning rusher Zac Brooks suffered a season-ending foot injury Monday night...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan Trades Barbs With Giants Running Back Andre Williams, Trolls Him About Clemson vs. Boston College

Rex Ryan is never one to shy away from controversy, so when Giants rookie running back Andre Williams says that his team is “the real New York team,” it was no surprise that the Jets head coach was going to respond. However, it was a bit surprising him to pull out a college football note from his troll-bag. Ryan’s son plays for Clemson, and while Rex’s memory of last year’s...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson DT Grady Jarrett On Home-State UGA Passing Him Over: “They Didn’t Want Me Down There”

Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett grew up just over an hour from Athens, so he is still disappointed that the home-state Bulldogs never went hard after him as a recruit. Jarrett expressed as much today, when he discussed Clemson’s week one opponent. DT Grady Jarrett, on playing home-state UGA: “Them boys, they didn’t want me down there. And I ain’t never forgotten about...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football Coaches Try To Connect With Recruits Using Entertaining Videos

When it comes to football recruiting, teams will do just about anything to get a leg up on the competition. The Clemson Tigers have been released some interesting YouTube videos in an effort to try and connect with recruits. It’s certainly a new way of trying to reel in recruits, that’s for sure. [Coaching Search] The post Clemson Football Coaches Try To Connect With Recruits...
Via Diehardsport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Clemson Tigers

The 2013 Clemson Tigers went 11-2 and finished ranked #8 in the country. They beat Georgia and Ohio State but they also lost to rival South Carolina (again) and got waxed by Florida State. Clemson loses Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins but they still have a lot of talent and they have top notch coaches on both sides of the football. Will they be better or worse than they were last season...
Via College Football Zealots
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney Lets Pro Pool Player Shoot Ball Off His Mouth

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney let a professional billiards player hit a shot off of his mouth on Tuesday. She’s a Clemson fan so he really didn’t have anything to worry about. [Instagram] The post Dabo Swinney Lets Pro Pool Player Shoot Ball Off His Mouth appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Preseason Top 25: #18 Clemson Tigers

Overview Clemson figures to do a complete 180-degree turnaround from last year, where the offense led the way and the defense was second in importance. The dismissal of Chad Kelly made Cole Stoudt the starting QB by default. He has big shoes to fill with the graduation of Tajh Boyd, and he did well in a backup role last year. But can he produce consistently? Who he’s going to throw...
Via Standing O Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Confident Lakip poised for first start

CLEMSON - The player in charger of filling the big shoes of Chandler Catanzaro... is Ammon Lakip.
Via clemson.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney allows billiards player to pocket ball off of his face

Since taking over for Tommy Bowden as Clemson’s head coach, Dabo Swinney has led the Tigers to six straight bowl games. Swinney has also helped lead the Tigers to back-to-back-to-back ten win seasons. With such success and current NFL players like Andre Ellington, C.J. Spiller, Sammy Watkins, DeAndre Hopkins and Dwayne Allen, the Tigers are slowly becoming one of the top college...
Via Down and Distance
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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