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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
9 hours 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
14 hours 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
10 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
10 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
10 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
12 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson WR Charone Peake says Tigers ‘dominated’ Alabama

Alabama dominated Clemson in the national championship game earlier this month, especially in the second half, but Tigers wideout Charone Peake seems to think the opposite. Speaking to reporters at Senior Bowl practices, including Michael Casagrande of AL.com, Peake further elaborated. “We felt like we dominated the game,” Peake said. “Those couple two or three plays took over...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Clemson Player Thinks Tigers ‘Dominated’ Alabama In National Title Game

In sports, the effort and energy you give in your job is important … but all that is usually remembered is what the final score was. For most of this year’s national title game, the Clemson Tigers hung with the Alabama Crimson Tide and were in the hunt to win it. Ultimately, Alabama came out on top with the 45-40 victory for the school’s 16th claimed national championship....
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Six college basketball teams to watch on the way to March

As we enter February, college basketball’s push for the NCAA Tournament shifts into overdrive. The next month will be a roller-coaster ride as teams’ stocks rise and fall on a night-to-night basis. Some teams have all but guaranteed their invites to the Big Dance and will be jockeying for position, while others will be looking to claw their way off the bubble. Here are six teams...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson’s Deshaun Watson Discusses Possible NFL Draft Plans After 2016 Season

When the 2016 college football season starts in just over seven months, the eyes of many fans and the media will be focused on Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson. As a sophomore, Watson led the school to their second national championship game in program history, falling just short of winning the title in an instant classic with the Alabama Crimson Tide. Already, Watson is...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blossomgame's 22 lead Clemson to 73-60 victory

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Jaron Blossomgame scored 22 points as Clemson opened a double-digit lead in the opening half to win for the sixth time in seven games with a 73-60 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Blossomgame became the first Clemson player to score at least 20 points in three straight games since K.J. McDaniels did it early in the 2013-14 season. He also helped...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Deshaun Watson says next season might be last at Clemson

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has his eye on the NFL and says he could leave a season early next year if the circumstances are right.Watson spoke Wednesday before the Tigers' basketball game with Pittsburgh. He was honored as the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame's Collegiate Player of the Year.The 6-foot-2 sophomore All-American said the NFL has always...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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