Clemson Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: 'No problem' if a player doesn't attend June's White House trip

    ESPN "Clemson has one more celebration of last season's national championship planned, and this one will be at the White House. Coach Dabo Swinney told a group of Tigers fans at a booster event in Columbia, South Carolina, that the team will visit the White House on June 12. The story was first..." May 10

  • Oregon picks up Clemson DT transfer Scott Pagano

    Fox Sports "Oregon, which was woeful on defense the past few years, has taken some big steps since Willie Taggart was hired as the Ducks’ head coach. First, Taggart landed Jim Leavitt as his new defensive coordinator. On Friday, he landed another key piece getting Clemson grad transfer Scott Pagano, a..." April 14

  • Clemson's Kelly Bryant still No. 1 QB despite shaky spring game

    ESPN "There were plenty of signs of Clemson's past on display throughout Saturday's spring game, from former stars Sammy Watkins and Vic Beasley marching the sideline to a halftime ceremony in which last year's heroes, including Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams, got their championship rings. What..." April 09

  • No. 1 overall recruit Xavier Thomas chooses Clemson

    ESPN "There was never a doubt that defensive end Xavier Thomas, the No. 1-ranked prospect in the ESPNJr300, was going to stay in his home state of South Carolina for college. The question that was keeping South Carolina and Clemson coaches and fans on edge, however, was which school would it..." April 08

  • For Clemson's Dabo Swinney, it's always about what's next

    USA Today "Thirteen highway signs scattered throughout this state proclaim what you already knew: “Clemson,” they read, “2016 College Football National Champions.” Then there are the banners, flags, shirts and other paraphernalia found in the windows and on the racks at every store in town. It almost..." April 05

  • Clemson lands 4-star defensive end Justin Mascoll

    The State "Clemson landed another top prospect for its 2018 recruiting class Friday night with a commitment from defensive end Justin Mascoll (6-4 237) of Snellville, Ga. Mascoll had offers from coast to coast including South Carolina, Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame, LSU, Georgia, Florida State,..." March 18