Latest Clemson Tigers football News

No. 1 Clemson looking for consistency from offensive leaders

Sep. 16, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott doesn't see anything wrong with the top-ranked Tigers' attack that a little time won't fix. Scoring points has not been a problem for the top-ranked Tigers, they just haven't done it with the panache and style many expected from a group led...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Gap between elite and rest grows

Sep. 16, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

Before the season there was talk of a clear dividing line in college football between the elite programs, true national championship and perennial playoff contenders, and everybody else. Through three weeks of the college football season, not much has changed. No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia, No. 5...

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

Sep. 15, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was forced to be a spectator a year ago when a hard hit to the helmet knocked him out in the second quarter of his first college start. This time he left in the fourth quarter with the game well in hand. Lawrence threw for a career-high 395 yards...

Spiller helps No. 16 Texas A&M to 62-3 rout of Lamar

Sep. 14, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Freshman Isaiah Spiller made sure there was no drop-off Saturday night in No. 16 Texas A&M's first game without Jashaun Corbin. Spiller ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns as he took over as A&M's featured back in the first game since Corbin sustained a season-ending...

Former Syracuse star Tim Green has his No. 72 retired

Sep. 14, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-America defensive lineman Tim Green had his No. 72 jersey retired at halftime of the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. The 55-year-old Green, who was diagnosed just over three years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as ALS or Lou...

No. 16 Texas A&M looks to get back on track against Lamar

Sep. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After losing to top-ranked Clemson last week, No. 16 Texas A&M has just one game to correct its mistakes and get ready for the start of Southeastern Conference play with a visit from No. 8 Auburn. The Aggies host Lamar, an FCS team in the Southland Conference, on Saturday...

Bring on the noise: Syracuse awaits No. 1 Clemson at Dome

Sep. 13, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary. The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the past two times these teams have met and will have a packed and roaring Carrier Dome on its side. "It's always a good...

Week 3 preview: No ranked matchups but plenty of intrigue

Sep. 13, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

For the second time in three years, there isn't a game in which ranked teams face each other, but there are still some interesting matchups as the season enters its third weekend. The last time there was an unranked weekend was Oct. 14, 2017. That might not be good news for No. 1 Clemson because it lost on the...

No. 1 Clemson visits Syracuse in key ACC matchup

Sep. 12, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

No. 1 Clemson (2-0, 1-0 ACC) at Syracuse (1-1, 0-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Clemson by 28. Series record: Clemson leads 5-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Clemson has won 17 straight games, the longest winning streak in the nation, as it chases a second straight national championship and third in four years. A...

Clemson WR Rodgers has rapid return from ACL surgery

Sep. 12, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Amari Rodgers was about the only person around Clemson in March who thought he wouldn't miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The Tigers starter, second on the national champions with 55 receptions in 2018, told anyone who would listen...