Clemson Rumors & News

  • Clemson DC Brent Venables tells recruit he is not leaving

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been talk about Brent Venables potentially leaving Clemson, but he appears to be telling recruits he is not leaving. Venables, who is Clemson’s defensive coordinator, has been visiting recruits along with other coaches on the Tigers’ staff ahead of the upcoming dead period. One of the..." December 09

  • Clemson-Alabama, Oklahoma-Georgia set for playoff semis

    ESPN "Clemson, Oklahoma, and Georgia took care of business in their respective conference championship games on Saturday and received berths Sunday in the College Football Playoff. Alabama was selected as the fourth team, over Ohio State. The No. 1 Tigers will face the No. 4 Crimson Tide in the..." December 03

  • Clemson coach Dabo Swinney points finger at NC State after laptop, stolen towel incidents

    Greenville Online "The N.C. State game may be three days old, but some ill feelings over events that transpired both during and after Clemson’s 38-31 victory still linger. N.C. State coach Dave Doeren said he was shown a photo of a laptop being used on the Clemson sideline and questioned the legality of it,..." November 07

  • North Carolina State's Dave Doeren Wants to Know Why Clemson Had a Laptop on the Sidelines

    The Big Lead "North Carolina State came up short at home against Clemson, 38-31. Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren led off his press conference by critiquing the officials and asking questions about a laptop on Clemson’s sideline. We’ve yet to see photographic evidence of the laptop in question on social..." November 05

  • Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant progressing rapidly after concussion

    Greenville Online "Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Monday morning that quarterback Kelly Bryant is making rapid progress after suffering a concussion in Friday night’s 27-24 defeat at Syracuse. “Kelly has responded well over the weekend,” Swinney said. “They were pretty encouraged with him… after evaluating him..." October 16

  • Clemson staffers swim across river to help accident victim

    ESPN "Clemson coaches, players and staff wrapped up practice Tuesday by rushing to the aid of a student involved in a car accident just a few hundred yards from the team's football facilities. Coach Dabo Swinney was addressing his team at the conclusion of Tuesday's practice when a collision occurred..." October 05

  • Dabo continues ‘never say never’ when it comes to replacing Nick Saban at Alabama

    College Football Talk "If nothing else, Dabo Swinney is extremely consistent with this bit of lingering and ongoing speculation. Swinney is a native of Birmingham, Ala., and played wide receiver for Alabama in the early nineties. Given that connection, the school of thought is that, when Nick Saban decides to..." September 29

  • Clemson Kicker Greg Huegel Out for Season After Tearing ACL on Final Play of Practice

    SI - College Football "Clemson kicker Greg Huegel is out for the season after tearing his ACL on the final play of the Tigers’ practice, the team announced. This is about as sad as it gets when it comes to injuries, particularly given that Huegel is a kicker and that he was injured on a freakish play. No. 2–ranked..." September 22

  • Is Dabo Swinney underappreciated and underrated?

    Fanrag Sports "As Clemson got set to face Auburn last Saturday night in Death Valley, a particular set of people took interest in the game: not players, coaches or parents, but bettors. From the moment the point spread was announced for this game, it seemed that virtually every bettor in Vegas threw down..." September 13

  • Dabo Swinney: Lamar Jackson is an unbelievable player

    Sportsnaut "When third-ranked Clemson and No. 14 Louisville square off in college football’s marquee matchup of Week 3, Lamar Jackson will have the greatest impact on the outcome. And the coach on the other side of the field, while prepared for the challenge, isn’t exactly looking forward to the showdown...." September 13

  • Dabo Swinney rewarded with one of college football’s most lucrative contracts

    The State "Dabo Swinney led Clemson to wins over Alabama and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff last season as the Tigers captured their first national title since 1981. Swinney was rewarded for Clemson’s success when the board of trustees approved his new contract Friday morning. The..." August 25

  • Clemson's Bryant: 'I don't try to be Deshaun Watson'

    ESPN "The first practice of preseason camp had just wrapped and Kelly Bryant stood with his back to the wall of Clemson's mammoth indoor practice facility, facing cameras and recorders and questions -- mostly the same questions he has been answering for months. After three years as a ghost on Clemson's..." August 19

  • Clemson, Oregon State teams safe after Barcelona terrorist attack near team hotel

    CBS Sports "A terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday that reportedly killed at least 13 people took place outside a hotel where Oregon State's and Clemson's men's basketball teams are staying. Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle confirmed to CBS Sports that he and his team are safe and fully accounted for...." August 17

  • Wake Forest coach denies bashing Lamar Jackson's NFL chances

    Scout "Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said Monday that he was not the anonymous ACC coach quoted as saying Louisville’s Lamar Jackson “has no shot at playing quarterback in the NFL” in an early-January Sports Illustrated article written by Pete Thamel. “This is what’s called fake news,” Clawson said..." August 07

  • Former Clemson WR now a Secret Service agent

    Sportsnaut "When the Clemson Tigers football team visited President Donald Trump at the White House back in June, there was a pretty interesting backstory unfolding behind the scenes. Former Clemson wide receiver Kevin Youngblood, who suited up for the team from 2000-03, was in attendance. He wasn’t..." July 05