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No. 12 Clemson faces defensive questions against Wofford

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables did not need a refresher on Wofford's option offense to get worried for Saturday's opener. All the holes on the 12th-ranked Tigers' defense took care of that long ago. Clemson was the country's No. 1 defense last year, allowing 260 yards a game to finish 10-3. But eight starters off that group are gone, including NFL...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wofford Terriers vs. Clemson Tigers Preview and Prediction

Each season, Clemson schedules one of the FCS schools in South Carolina. Some years they play Furman, other years it is South Carolina State, and...
Via Athlon Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watson Watch: No. 12 Clemson QB looking for fast start

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson says he is ready for whatever comes his way. The same might not be true of the 12th-ranked Tigers, whose selection as Atlantic Coast Conference favorites is contingent of Watson behind center. Watson could be starting a transcendent, Heisman Trophy-winning season when Clemson opens against Football Championship Subdivision opponent...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football Schedule 2015: Clemson Tigers Game Dates

The Clemson Tigers have been stymied in the ACC over the past couple seasons by Florida State. With the Seminoles...
Via COED
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New video of Clemson’s addition to Memorial Stadium

Clemson releases a new video of the school’s name being painted on the upper deck of Memorial Stadium. The timelapse video was published in hopes to boost the school spirit and to continue their success after last season. The Clemson Tigers are coming off a solid 10-3 season with a win over Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Their season opener is up against Wofford at home...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Releases Cool Time-Lapse Video Of “Clemson” Being Painted On Upper Deck

The Clemson Tigers are just three days away from opening their 2015 campaign at home against Wofford, so there’s plenty that needs to be done to get Death Valley ready for the ruckus.  One of those things: paint “Clemson” on the south upper deck of Memorial Stadium. So to get fans extra excited about this weekend’s game, Clemson released a cool time-lapse video showing the...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: A Publix display of affection for the Tigers

Football fever has reached an all-time high in South Carolina as a local Publix stocked its Orange Crush soda display in the shape and color of the Clemson Tigers paw. The No. 12 ranked Tigers will kick off the season on Saturday at home against Wofford. (h/t College Spun)  
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson’s 1981 national championship trophy broke

The Clemson Tigers have been on of the nation’s top football programs for some time now and they have a national championship trophy to show for it. In 1981, the Tigers won the championship by going 12-0 and defeating Nebraska in the Orange Bowl. For their win, the team received a number of trophies, including the “Grantland Rice Trophy” given out by the Football Writer’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson wants to go undefeated in 2015

The Clemson Tigers are currently one of the favorites to win the 2015 ACC title, but it will all depend on whether or not star sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson can stay healthy. He had a big season last year, but unfortunately dealt with injuries down the stretch of the season that held him out of the action. Despite the injuries that he faced last season, he still showed that...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Kelly Named Ole Miss Starting Quarterback

Apparently today is “college football starting quarterback decision day” across the nation. We’ve already had Urban Meyer clarify when he will reveal his starter, and Charlie Strong has named a starter for Texas at Notre Dame. Next up: Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is going with former Clemson Tiger Chad Kelly to lead the Rebels in 2015, over sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Burning Questions: Clemson Tigers

The Clemson Tigers, despite major personnel losses, are considered the Atlantic CoastConference's best bet to end Florida State's three-year run of dominance, and the expectations center around one name: Deshaun Watson. The Tigers have not captured the ACC title since the 2011 season, but coach Dabo Swinney has resurrected a national power, winning at least 10 games for four straight...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Kicker Greg Huegel Drills Kick While Entire Team Screams At Him

How do college football coaches simulate the pressure and environment of a big time game for their kickers during practice? Surround them with the entire team, and have them scream incessantly. Redshirt freshman Greg Huegel is currently starting at placekicker for the Clemson Tigers, a job he hopes to hold on to when incumbent starter Ammon Lakip returns from his suspension, and...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deshaun Watson owning Clemson offense like seasoned vet

The Clemson Tigers are very high on quarterback Deshaun Watson heading into the 2015 season. Watson showed quite a bit of talent during his freshman year last season, but injuries forced him to miss some time. However, despite the time off due to injury, Watson has been improving and studying the Clemson playbook; so much so that he is playing wise beyond his years. According to...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson Senior Defensive Tackle D.J. Reader “Stepping Away From Football”

Clemson had the No. 1 defense in 2014, but with the departure of stars like Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett, that side of the ball will look much different in 2015. Today, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting that the Tigers are losing yet another experience defensive lineman, at least for a while. Senior defensive tackle D.J. Reader, who was in line to start this season, is stepping...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip suspended three games

In June Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip was charged with possession of cocaine and driving under the influence. On Thursday, Clemson announced that Lakip will be suspended for the first three games of the season, and he is not guaranteed to start when he comes back.Lakip is a 5-11, 200-pound senior who has made 21 of his 28 career field goal attempts.Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said this...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Kicker Suspended At Least Three Games After Drug Arrest

He hasn’t practiced with the team since his June arrest, but now we know how much longer Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip will be off the field for the Tigers. Per College Football Talk, Lakip will miss some game action following his drug possession arrest: Thursday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney confirmed that Ammon Lakip will be suspended for at least the first three games of the...
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson kicker Lakip suspended 3 games for offseason arrest

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip will sit out the first three games of the season because of an offseason drug arrest. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said Lakip, who was indefinitely suspended since June, will miss games against Wofford on Sept. 5, Appalachian State on Sept. 12 and Louisville on Sept. 17. Swinney said Lakip could return when Notre Dame comes to Clemson on Oct...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspension Length Set For Clemson Kicker Ammon Lakip

The suspension for Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip, who was charged with possession of cocaine and driving under the influence in early June, has been set. Lakip will miss Clemson’s first three games. Clemson PK Ammon Lakip suspended for the first 3 games. No guarantee he will start when he returns. (Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/Yi5McEfysq — Reggie Anderson (@ReggieWLTX) August...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Clemson Tigers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Clemson Tigers are the favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference this season, with a possibility of making the College Football Playoff. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Clemson’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson fan creates Howard’s Rock replica hat, now on sale

Howard’s Rock has been a tradition of the Clemson Tigers since the 1960’s when coach Frank Howard was gifted it. Before every home game, the team touches the rock before running down the hill towards the east endzone. Fans dream of being able to touch the rock like their favorite players, but few have managed to actually be allowed that opportunity. One Clemson fan thought it...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Fans Selling Replica ‘Howard’s Rock’ Hats, Pedestals In 2015

Football teams across the country have their own traditions that make their fan bases go nuts. For the Clemson Tigers, it involves getting on a bus, driving from one side of the stadium to the other, getting off the bus and rubbing “Howard’s Rock” before running down the hill onto the field. The rock, as legend goes, was presented to the team decades ago by a Clemson alum who...
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Not Being Said About Clemson’s Social Media Ban

You have almost certainly heard the news: No Facebook. No Twitter. No Instagram. No Snapchat. Clemson Tigers banned from social media during football season: http://t.co/HMvzC6fw2J — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 15, 2015 In the wake of such a development — which is hardly new, by the way — what emerges is a reinforcement of the belief among several coaches that shutting...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson Steps Up To Lead Team In Tigerjacks

The Clemson Tigers are definitely going to have their hands full this season. Two of the biggest road games will land the Tigers down in Miami to take on an improving Hurricanes team and of course in Columbia to face Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks. The Tigers are looking to build off of a 10-3 season last year, but there is no more Jameis Winston to have to scheme for...
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers Unveil New “Coming Soon” Hype Video

The Clemson Tigers and their fans are pumped for the college football season, but this hype video will get them even more excited.
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: Tigers ranked 12th in preseason polls

College football season is officially within reach as the preseason polls were released on Thursday, and the Clemson Tigers have been ranked at the number 12 spot. Of course preseason polls don’t hold as much value as postseason rankings, but it’s still a beautiful sight for Clemson football fans to see their team in the top fifteen. It’s certainly not a surprise to see the...
Via isportsweb.com
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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