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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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
4 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
7 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
7 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
9 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson QB Cole Stoudt Pulls Off Hilarious Mannequin Prank

Simply outstanding. It’s very impressive that Clemson Tigers quarterback Cole Stoudt was actually able to stay still that long or not give it away by starting to laugh. The first person he gets is an absolute classic. [YouTube] The post Clemson QB Cole Stoudt Pulls Off Hilarious Mannequin Prank appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson quarterback pulls the classic mannequin gag on teammates and staff

Clemson Tigers quarterback Cole Stoudt took some time over the weekend to pull the old fake mannequin prank on some unsuspecting players, fans, and staff members. The results were predictable.I'm, kind of, getting sick of the mannequin gag. Stoudt did get one of the players to throw him a little slap to the side of the helmet, but unless there is some hardcore retaliation these...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Players Got The Sh*t Scared Out Of Them By Quarterback Posing As A Mannequin

The Clemson Tigers are getting ready for the quickly approaching start of college football season with preseason training camp, but quarterback Cole Stoudt is doing his best to keep the mood light during the intense summer practice days. His latest efforts involved dressing up as a fully-uniformed mannequin set up in the lobby of the Tigers’ stadium facility. As you’ll see in...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson's Ibrahim Djambo to transfer to Hofstra

Former Three Rivers (Mo.) Community College standout Ibrahim Djambo is leaving the Clemson Tigers after just one season in pursuit of more playing time in the Colonial Athletic Association. The 6-10 Malian native will land at Hofstra and play for head coach Joe Mihalich's Pride, TheRecruitScoop.com's Alex Kline reported Sunday. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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