CLEMSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

No one is going to hand them a championship

If Clemson wants to return to the national championship game this year, then it has to forget about last year. The 2015 football season is in the past. It was a great run that ended with a heartbreaking loss to Alabama in the national championship game in Glendale, Arizona.  But as head coach Dabo Swinney likes to say, his 2016 team needs to look out the windshield and focus on...
Via The Clemson Insider
35 minutes ago

Daniel's Oliver talks decision to enroll early at Clemson

When Florida guard Malik William committed to Clemson on Wednesday afternoon, it looked as though he would be joining Daniel guard A.J. Oliver in the Tigers’ class of 2017. However, on Wednesday evening, Oliver announced that he will enroll early at Clemson as part of the 2016 class and redshirt this upcoming season. “I decided a couple days ago,” Oliver told The Clemson Insider...
Via The Clemson Insider
12 hours ago

William 'loves' the Clemson staff

4-star power forward Malik William gave the Clemson coaching staff some great news Wednesday when he called to let them know he wanted to be a Tiger. “I gave the head coach a call and he didn’t answer so I called coach Smith and broke the news to him,” William told The Clemson Insider. Coach Smith was excited to hear the good news. “He was really happy I know from the way...
Via The Clemson Insider
12 hours ago

Swinney explains how Tigers can make it back to title game

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney participated in the South Carolina Coaches for Charity fundraising event on Tuesday night at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. Swinney, along with South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp, Wofford’s Mike Ayers, Furman’s Bruce Fowler, S.C. State’s Buddy Pough and The Citadel’s Brent Thompson participated...
Via The Clemson Insider
18 hours ago

William commits to Clemson

2017 PF Malik William has committed to coach Brad Brownell and the Clemson Tigers. William had offers from the likes of Connecticut and West Virginia.  247 Sports rates William as the No. 22 power forward for the 2017 class. 💪💯🐯 pic.twitter.com/TocAFJIxLx — MALIK D. WILLIAM (@malikwilliam38) July 27, 2016
Via The Clemson Insider
19 hours ago

2017 4-Star PF Malik William Announces Commitment to Clemson

Orlando (FL) native Malik William announced his commitment to the Clemson Tigers today on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/TocAFJIxLx — MALIK D. WILLIAM (@malikwilliam38) July 27, 2016 The 6-foot-8, 200 pound power forward chose Clemson over UCONN, Northern Arizona, UCF and West Virginia. The Tigers gave their offer in early January. The 247Sports Composite places William as No. 110 in the nation. 
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ten Tigers make preseason all-ACC first team

CLEMSON — Based on the returning talent on Clemson’s roster, ACC media voters foresee a total of ten Tigers ending up on the all-ACC first team.

Clemson offensive line coming on strong

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) It's a problem Robbie Caldwell hasn't dealt with much during his five years at Clemson - people expecting big things from the offensive line. That's what offensive line coach Caldwell is facing this season with the Tigers seemingly stout and strong up front as the national runner-ups chase another Atlantic Coast Conference title and spot in the College Football...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson Football's Tiger Mega Truck

As Clemson Football marches toward the completion of their marvelous new facility, Offensive Line Coach Robbie Caldwell and his linemen embark on a construction project of their own. This retro style video introduces the "Mega Tiger Truck" that can solve personal problems in addition to being rough and tumble. Check it out right here courtesy of ClemsonTigers.com!
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Clemson favored to repeat as conference champs in ACC media poll

The Clemson Tigers are looking to build off of last season’s success, which included an appearance in the national championship game and star quarterback Deshaun Watson earning a place in New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist. Entering the 2016 season, the expectation is Clemson will be able to lead the way in the ACC. The defending champion Tigers were by far the favorite, winning...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson Picked To Win 2016 ACC Title, Deshaun Watson As Player of Year

Clemson has been selected by the media as the favorite to win the 2016 ACC Title. The Tigers will be led by preseason ACC Player of the Year Deshaun Watson. North Carolina was predicted as the Coastal Division champion which would set up a rematch of the 2015 ACC Championship Game.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Clemson Picked To Win ACC In Media’s Preseason Poll

In 2015, the Clemson Tigers, behind stellar quarterback play from Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson, won the ACC Atlantic division and eventually knocked off North Carolina in the league’s title game. The media apparently believes that history is going to repeat itself in 2016. The ACC’s official media poll, which surveys 191 media members, reveals that Clemson and North...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Odds: Sportsbooks Like Clemson’s Chances In 2016 Season

The Clemson Tigers emerged as a force in college football a year ago with 14 wins en route to their first ACC conference title in four years and a berth in the College Football Playoff. The Tigers now are preparing for the upcoming season perched as -125 favorites to win OVER 10.5 games at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Clemson came up short in its clash with Alabama in...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football position breakdown: Quarterback

We are now less than seven weeks until Clemson Football kicks off at Auburn on September third. Clemson is in great shape at most positions especially on offense. For the first time in a couple years Clemson has no questions about what is going on at the quarterback position. For the second straight year it’s going to be Deshaun Watson at the helm, but this off season we aren...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss' Chad Kelly: 'I'm the best QB in the nation'

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly has always had massive self-confidence, and coming off a career season (4,042 yards passing, 31 touchdowns, 10 rushing touchdowns), he has some numbers to back up the bravado. Clearly, Kelly believes very strongly in himself heading into this season. At Thursday’s SEC Media Day, he declared himself the top quarterback in the country and expressed...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Odds: Latest Betting Lines For 2016 ACC Championship

The Clemson Tigers won 14 games last season en route to a berth in the College Football Playoff, and they have emerged as early +150 favorites to repeat as ACC champions in 2016 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Led by pivot Deshaun Watson, Clemson has won 14 of their past 15 games against conference opponents, allowing just 19 points per game in conference action a year...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Clemson hoops star passes away at age 27

Former Clemson basketball star Demontez Stitt has passed away at age 27, the team announced Monday.Stitt was found dead overnight at his Charlotte, North Carolina home and the cause has not yet been determined.A standout player at Clemson, Stitt played point guard for the Tigers from 2007-2011 and is the only Clemson player to start on four NCAA Tournament teams. He ranks sixth in...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Clemson Guard Demontez Stitt Passes Away At Age 27

Heartbreaking news to pass along regarding a former ACC basketball star. Former Clemson guard Demontez Stitt has passed away at age 27.  The Clemson men’s basketball Twitter account confirmed the news this morning.  With heavy hearts today we mourn the passing of Demontez Stitt, just 27 years old. RIP “Buddy,” you will be missed. pic.twitter.com/4CfQ046PKV — Clemson Basketball...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New Purple Clemson Concept Helmet Features Giant Orange Tiger Paw Logo

Concept helmets are a fun diversion to help us get through the long college football off-season, and after their run to the National Championship Game last season, it should come as little surprise that the Clemson Tigers have had a number of cool designs created over the last few months. The latest: a solid effort from Fresh Football Helmets. They went with a purple shell, with...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson football: 5 things to watch in 2016

Last year, the Clemson Tigers went undefeated in the regular season for the first time since they won the national championship in 1981. They are looking to compete for a spot in the College Football Playoff this year and they will certainly need everything to go their heading into the 2016 season. Clemson returns most of an offense that was one of the best in the country and could...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 5-star WR Tee Higgins commits to Clemson with 4th of July themed announcement

Five-star wide receiver recruit Tee Higgins just took commitment videos to the next level. The No. 3-ranked receiver in the Class of 2017 and the top-ranked player in the state of Tennessee was mulling offers from Clemson, Florida State, Ole Miss and Tennessee. In an incredible Fourth of July themed announcement video from Bleacher Report, Higgins made his decision by lighting...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson reveals new Nike Mach Speed jerseys

The Clemson Tigers went 14-1, won the ACC championship and fell just short of winning the national championship against the Alabama Crimson Tide. They look to be on their way to contending for the title again this year and should look the part going into the 2016 season. The Tigers revealed small changes to their new Nike Mach Speed jerseys on Tuesday. The changes include tiger paws...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson students will not pay for football student tickets next season

Ahead of what promises to be another title-contending season for the Clemson football team, the school said it is tabling a proposal that would have charged university students a fee for sitting in the lower level of Memorial Stadium. The proposal would have given students the option to buy season tickets for guaranteed lower level seating for a fee of $225. Students wanting to...
Via The Comeback
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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