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Talented tight ends making an impact in the ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference has always been fertile ground for tight ends, and it still is. The league that has produced NFL stars like San Francisco's Vernon Davis, New Orleans' Jimmy Graham and Pittsburgh's Heath Miller has another promising crop on the rise. North Carolina's Eric Ebron, Dave Stinebaugh at Maryland and Miami's Clive Walford are part of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots sign LeQuan Lewis, release Brandon Ford

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)  FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—According to a tweet from Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, the New England Patriots have signed cornerback LeQuan Lewis while releasing rookie tight end Brandon Ford. Howe tweeted the following earlier this afternoon.   The Pats signed CB LeQuan Lewis and released undrafted rookie TE Brandon Ford, who missed the last 2...
Via CLNS Radio
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 9 Clemson Tigers season preview

No. 9 Clemson Tigers (11-2) Coach Dabo Swinney (sixth season, 40-21 at Clemson and overall)Returning Starters: 14, 7 offense, 6 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 14Strength of Schedule: 67 Clemson hopes to use its 25-24 win over LSU in the Chick-Fil-A bowl as a springboard to a third straight 10-win season. The Tigers accumulated double-digit wins in consecutive seasons...
Via College Football Universe
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers: 2013 Early Bird ACC Prediction

Key Players ReturningQB Tajh Boyd, RB Roderick McDowell, WR/PR Adam Humphries, WR/KR Sammy Watkins, G Kalon Davis, G Tyler Shatley, T Brandon Thomas, T Clifford Timothy, DE Vic Beasley, DE Corey Crawford, DT Grady Jarrett, DT DeShawn Williams, LB Stephone Anthony, LB Spencer Shuey, CB Bashaud Breeland, CB Gary Peters, FS Travis Blanks, K Chandler Catanzaro.Key Players DepartingRB...
Via Football Nation
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Bowl Team Needs To Win The Most?

http://sportsnola.com/sports/lsu/590418-chick-fil-a-bowl-lsu-to-face-clemson-in-battle-of-10iwin-teams.html So many games are considered to be can’t miss television but only a select few are games that can have a vital impact on the immediate future. It is easy to argue that the winner of the BCS title needs to win the most and certainly Notre Dame fits that category, however I...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Honor Roll: Week 12

Another record-setting shootout, two teams reach their 10th victories and another nonconference embarrassment mark the 12th weekend of the college football season for the ACC. Florida State clinched a spot in the ACC title game while a bunch of Clemson Tigers set records in a 62-48 home win over North Carolina State. Wake Forest continued a nasty national trend for the league by...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Honor Roll: Week 12

Another record-setting shootout, two teams reach their 10th victories and another nonconference embarrassment mark the 12th weekend of the college football season for the ACC. Florida State clinched a spot in the ACC title game while a bunch of Clemson Tigers set records in a 62-48 home win over North Carolina State. Wake Forest continued a nasty national trend for the league by...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: #15 Clemson Tigers

2011 Record: 10-4 (6-2 in ACC) Head Coach: Dabo Swinney (29-19 at Clemson, 19-10 in ACC) Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Orange Bowl: lost to WVU 70-33 2011 Preview 2011 Exit Survey   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Out of Conference: 9/1 vs Auburn, 9/8 vs Ball St, 9/15 vs Furman Revenge: 10/6 vs Georgia Tech, 11/17 vs NC St, 11/24 vs South Carolina Swing Games: 9/22...
Via College Football Zealots
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

FOV season preview: Clemson Tigers

From Old Virginia previews Clemson Tigers football. Schedule: 9/1: Auburn 9/8: Ball State 9/15: Furman 9/22: @ Florida State 9/29: @ Boston College 10/6: Georgia Tech 10/13: BYE 10/20: Virginia Tech 10/25: @ Wake Forest (Thu.) 11/3: @ Duke 11/10: Maryland 11/17: NC State 11/24: South Carolina Skip: Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Projected starters: QB: Tajh Boyd (rJr.) RB: Andre...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Football. Five Tigers Named to Academic All-ACC Team

Five Clemson football players, four of whom return as active squad members for the 2012 season, have been named to the All-ACC Academic team. The list includes center Dalton Freeman, wide receiver Jaron Brown, tight end Brandon Ford, punter Dawson Zimmerman and kicker Chandler Catanzaro. Four of the five were starters for the ACC Champion Tigers in 2011 and four of the five are from...
Via clemsontigers.com
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: Fantasy Recap And Outlook

Overview- There were a couple of good storylines for the Clemson offense heading into 2011, most notably the addition Chad Morris as offensive coordinator coming over from Tulsa. The Tigers’ offense had been stagnant for the past couple of years and there was pressure on head coach Dabo Swinney to get this Clemson team to the heights that it belonged at in the collegiate ranks...
Via Football Nation
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Turnovers causing Clemson's demise

By PETE IACOBELLICLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- There's little mystery behind Clemson's recent problems and coach Dabo Swinney said the fix is just as simple: Cut down on mistakes. "You want some grand answer?" Swinney said Tuesday of Clemson's issues. "It's 11 turnovers in three games." The Tigers (9-2) led the nation in fewest turnovers with just six...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson not at its best, but has what it takes

CLEMSON, S.C. -- This wasnt exactly a performance worthy of a champion, but Clemson will gladly stick its 31-28 victory over Wake Forest in its back pocket and run to the ACC title game. Chandler Cantanzars 43-yard field goal as time expired gave Clemson its second Atlantic Division title in three years, and kept alive its hopes of finishing in the top five of the national rankings...
Via Fox Sports South
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson not at its best, but has what it takes

CLEMSON, S.C. -- This wasnt exactly a performance worthy of a champion, but Clemson will gladly stick its 31-28 victory over Wake Forest in its back pocket and run to the ACC title game. Chandler Cantanzars 43-yard field goal as time expired gave Clemson its second Atlantic Division title in three years, and kept alive its hopes of finishing in the top five of the national rankings...
Via Fox Sports South
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

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