Fall Camp Insider: Ball security tested, pro scouts watch D-line, freshman stands out

Freshman Wade Woodaz in action on Monday (photo by Susan Lloyd). by David Hood – Senior Writer – 2022-08-08 18:37:16.0 CLEMSON – Ball security was the name of the game during the first part of Clemson’s practice. That and a bunch of NFL scouts in attendance to see the Tigers’ defensive line. The Tigers held … Read more

Fall Camp Insider: Tigers take to the field, impressive in first practice

Clemson began fall camp practices on Friday. by David Hood – Senior Writer – 2022-08-05 18:43:57.0 CLEMSON—This is more like it. Clemson returned to the practice fields behind the Reeves complex Friday afternoon, the first practice of fall camp. Temps hovered in the mid-90s, but the skies were bright blue, the grass was a deep … Read more

Swinney excited for start of practice, updates injuries, happy with OL weight

Dabo Swinney meets with the media Friday afternoon. by David Hood – Senior Writer – 2022-08-05 16:20:39.0 CLEMSON – Clemson held the first fall camp practice Friday afternoon, and head coach Dabo Swinney touched on a variety of topics, including what he’s looking for in the practice, the health of his team, and the weights … Read more

Three Tigers add Bednarik Watch List selections

The Maxwell Football Club announced today that defensive tackle Bryan Bresee, defensive end Myles Murphy and linebacker Trenton Simpson have all been named among the 90 members on the 2022 watch list for the Chuck Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player. Click here for the full 2022 watch list. The … Read more

15 schools the Big Ten should consider adding

With UCLA and USC joining the Big Ten conference earlier this month, the questions turn to where the league goes from here. Signs in college football are pointing toward a slow buildup of massive conferences, and the Big Ten may be only just beginning their additions. With the Bruins and Trojans joining in, it’s clear … Read more

Is Clemson football still tops in the ACC? What analysts say

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney adjusts the microphone at the NCAA college football Atlantic Coast Conference Media Days in Charlotte, NC, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Nell Redmond AP Charlotte, NC Clemson football entered this week’s ACC Kickoff media event in a strange position. By Clemson football standards, at least. For six consecutive … Read more

News and notes, injury news from Clemson Media Day

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he’s being told Adam Randall is ahead of schedule. by David Hood – Senior Writer – 2022-07-19 17:47:24.0 CLEMSON—Head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media Tuesday, and he offered up plenty of injury updates, thoughts on the state of his program, and how he feels about his team heading … Read more

Dandy Dozen: Tigers’ 12th commit this month with ‘nasty’ Texas lineman

Sewell (right) poses with offensive line coach Thomas Austin. by Nikki Hood – Staff Writer – 2022-06-29 13:32:03.0 Dabo Swinney has another Dandy Dozen, and number 12 comes from the big state of Texas. Swinney signed just 12 players in his first-ever recruiting class at Clemson, a class that he calls the Dandy Dozen. That … Read more

‘There’s a lot to unpack’: Former Clemson player weighs in on NIL

Matt Bockhorst was just as surprised as most everyone else to see the recent name, image and likeness spat play out so publicly between Alabama coach Nick Saban and Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher, one in which Fisher called a press conference to respond to Saban’s accusations that A&M paid for every player in its … Read more

Five best quarterback destinations in college football

The best coaches generally get their choice of the best players. While five-star running back Rueben Owens bucked that trend in committing to Louisville, generally the best players go to the best systems. There are a number of factors that go into where a player will play college football. NIL opportunities certainly play a role … Read more