Latest Clemson Tigers football News

Irish hoping offensive flexibility will produce more points

Apr. 07, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Getting to the College Football Playoff hasn’t been a problem for Notre Dame. Staying in it has for Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish, who suffered double-digit semifinal losses to eventual national champions Clemson in the 2018 season and Alabama in 2020. ...

QB Uiagalelei in charge of Clemson with Lawrence gone

Apr. 03, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — D.J. Uiagalelei took charge of Clemson's offense Saturday as the Tigers closed spring practice with the Orange and White game. It was the first spring in several years that Clemson was without its two main offensive playmakers, quarterback Trevor...

Clemson's Tony Elliott back from COVID, Tennessee wooing

Mar. 04, 2021 15:53 PM EST

Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott is grateful the stress of December and January is behind him and he's once more doing a job he loves. The Tigers imaginative play-caller was out with COVID-19 for the team's 49-28 Sugar Bowl loss to Ohio State in the national...

Clemson all-ACC cornerback Kendrick no longer with Tigers

Mar. 04, 2021 08:09 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting cornerback Derion Kendrick is no longer part of the Tigers' program. A team spokesman confirmed Kendrick's status on Sunday. Kendrick, a 6-foot, 190-pound senior from Rock Hill, South Carolina, was a highly...

Clemson, Swinney face major offensive changes this spring

Feb. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Don't tell Clemson coach Dabo Swinney he has anything to worry about without offensive stars and team leaders in quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne on the Tigers. “There's nobody that's left our program that we can't go into...

Ex-Clemson QB Lawrence to have surgery before NFL draft

Feb. 10, 2021 14:09 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will have surgery on his left, non-throwing shoulder before the NFL draft. Lawrence's representative, Kyle Strongin of MGC Sports, said Lawrence scheduled a workout for NFL personnel on Friday instead of...

Clemson board to hear update on pandemic, approve contracts

Feb. 05, 2021 08:46 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson University’s board of trustees is meeting to approve several items including items including the naming of the softball stadium and the acquisition of a new building. The board is meeting virtually for its winter quarterly meeting on...

Elliott's raise gives Clemson two $2 million coordinators

Feb. 04, 2021 12:36 PM EST

Clemson's Tony Elliott is joining college football's club of $2 million assistants. The school's board of trustees approved a $300,000 raise for the team's offensive coordinator, bumping his total compensation to $2 million starting July 1 when the university's new...

Clemson leads the way, again, in ACC recruiting battle

Feb. 03, 2021 19:42 PM EST

Clemson's most recent berth in the College Football Playoff was arguably its least successful, but a 49-28 semifinal loss to Ohio State didn't appear to damage the Tigers' appeal to recruits. Six consecutive appearances in the game's final four, with national...