Clemson Rumors & News

  • Clemson preseason depth chart lists Kelly Bryant as top QB, Trevor Lawrence as backup

    College Football Talk "While some coaches fight tooth and nail to release any information about their program like who might be starting a game (cough, Jim Harbaugh, cough), that is not exactly how Clemson’s Dabo Swinney runs his shop. Case in point came Wednesday when the team released..." May 24

  • Two schools emerge for Hunter Johnson after Clemson transfer

    247 Sports "Clemson sophomore quarterback Hunter Johnson will transfer, 247Sports confirmed Monday. A five-star prospect in the 2017 class, Johnson threw for 234 yards, two touchdowns and an interception a year ago while completing 77.8 percent of his passes. Johnson competed for..." May 22

  • Former five-star quarterback set to transfer from Clemson

    The State "Former five-star quarterback Hunter Johnson is set to transfer from Clemson, The State confirmed Monday morning. Johnson had been battling with senior Kelly Bryant and freshman Trevor Lawrence for the starting quarterback job.   " May 21

  • Freshman defensive tackle Josh Belk leaving Clemson; South Carolina could be option

    The Post and Courier "One of the most hotly pursued in-state football prospects from this year’s recruiting class is back on the market, and the South Carolina-Clemson rivalry could have a new chapter depending on what he does next. Freshman defensive tackle Josh Belk, who enrolled at Clemson in..." May 17

  • Sterling Johnson announces Coastal Carolina as transfer destination

    Die Hards "Former Clemson defensive tackle Sterling Johnson announced his intentions to transfer out of a crowded defensive line room earlier this offseason and on Friday he made his commitment known. According to a report from Brandon Rink of, Johnson will continue his collegiate career at..." May 14

  • West Virginia football lands Clemson grad transfer DT Jabril Robinson

    Die Hards "Clemson graduate transfer Jabril Robinson signed a grant-in-aid for the 2018-19 academic year with West Virginia, coach Dana Holgorsen announced on Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 270-pound defensive tackle will be immediately eligible as a graduate transfer in 2018.’s Chris Anderson..." May 11

  • McGarity expects Georgia-Clemson to resume football rivalry ‘in the not too distant future’

    Athens Banner-Herald "Dabo Swinney got some hearts racing this offseason in the football fan bases of Georgia and Clemson last week when the Tigers coach said he’d like to see the school’s border rivalry resumed on an annual basis. An every year game between two programs that reached the College Football Playoff..." May 02

  • 4-star 2019 CB Sheridan Jones commits to Clemson

    247 Sports "Clemson continued to ride a week-long wave of significant recruiting momentum into Friday evening when cornerback Sheridan Jones publicly announced his commitment for the Tigers on Twitter. The Norfolk (Va.) Maury four-star is Clemson's sixth Class of 2019 commitment since last Friday...." April 21

  • Dabo Swinney indicates Clemson's quarterback battle may bleed into the season

    CBS Sports "Think Kelly Bryant will automatically be the starting quarterback for Clemson at the start of the 2018 season? Even coach Dabo Swinney isn't 100 percent sure. In fact, he's not sure the ongoing competition among Bryant, Hunter Johnson, Trevor Lawrence and Chase Brice will be settled by Week 1..." April 18

  • Highly-touted 2019 WR Ladson Jr. commits to Clemson

    Die Hards "Just hours prior to Clemson football fans receiving a glimpse of the future in the Tigers 2018 spring game, Clemson received a commitment from 5-star wide receiver Frank Ladson. “A wise person once told me that committing to a college football team is like committing to a marriage,” Ladson..." April 14

  • 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