Clemson Rumors & News

  • Three-star Clemson kicker wins free Chick-fil-A for a year with local award

    CBS Sports "I've always maintained that you don't win games with field goals, but it seems you can win a year's worth of Chick-fil-A with them. BT Potter is a kicker out of South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and the No. 3 kicker in the 2018 recruiting class signed with Clemson during..." February 19

  • Clemson snags Justyn Ross, top prospect from Alabama

    Alabama "Justyn Ross has decided where he'll be playing college football. The four-star receiver out of Central High School widely viewed as the top player in the state of Alabama is headed to Clemson. Ross announced his decision, which he made Tuesday night, to pick the Tigers over Auburn and..." February 07

  • Despite two transfers in a week, Clemson's quarterback situation is just fine in 2018

    CBS Sports "For the second time in less than a week, Clemson has lost a quarterback to transfer. Fortunately for the Tigers, their depth chart at that position remains insanely good. Clemson announced on Monday that Tucker Israel will transfer to another program after getting his degree. Israel, who..." January 23

  • Christian Wilkins returning to Clemson for senior season "Clemson's defensive line wreaked havoc on offenses in 2017, and it's coming back for more in 2018. Christian Wilkins, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound defensive tackle, announced on Monday that he'll be returning for his senior season with the Tigers, ensuring that Clemson will have three returning..." January 15

  • Star O-lineman Mitch Hyatt returning to Clemson for senior season

    The Post and Courier "It was assumed by many he might be ready for the NFL Draft from a skillset standpoint, but Mitch Hyatt, the All-American Clemson left tackle has decided to return to Clemson in 2018. The news came late Wednesday afternoon and was released by the university. "I have decided to return to..." January 10

  • Clemson's Ray-Ray McCloud declares for 2018 NFL Draft

    The Post and Courier "Six days after No. 1 Clemson's football season came to an end, Ray-Ray McCloud has made the decision he will not return to the program for 2018. McCloud, a junior wide receiver from Tampa, Fla., will forego his final year of eligibility with the Tigers in what would have been his senior..." January 07

  • QB Trevor Lawrence, nation’s top recruit, officially signs with Clemson

    College Football Talk "Not that there was much doubt, but Clemson has officially landed the biggest fish in the 2018 recruiting pool. In December of 2016, five-star quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2018 according to both and, verbally committed to Clemson over..." December 20

  • West Forsyth's K.J. Henry signs with Clemson

    Winston-Salem Journal "Defensive end KJ Henry of West Forsyth, who is one of the top high school football players in the country, announced on Wednesday that he will play at Clemson next fall. Henry, a 6-foot-6, 230-pounder, picked the Tigers over Virginia Tech, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. He made his..." December 20

  • Dabo Swinney disses Urban Meyer in recruitment of five-star OL Jackson Carman

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The notion that Ohio State’s Urban Meyer may not be long for coaching, put forth by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, was a factor in Jackson Carman’s decision to play for the Tigers next season, the five-star offensive tackle said Wednesday. While many college football observers were expecting..." December 20

  • 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