Venables’ decision, which surprised Sweeney, paid off for the Tigers

When former Clemson defense coordinator Brent Venables was He left that position to become the new head coach of Oklahoma last DecemberDabo Sweeney initially assumed that Venables’ son Tyler would go to Norman with Brent. Instead, Tyler eventually chose to stay at Clemson and is now heading into his junior season as a safety for … Read more

How did the quarterback perform in the final Clemson brawl?

Clemson’s players weren’t perfect today, but head coach Dabo Sweeney was generally pleased with what he saw from signal callers elsewhere that looked like the game. With the Tigers holding their second and final full-scale brawl for pre-season camp inside Memorial Stadium, Clemson saved the bulk of reps for the top three quarterbacks. Hunter Johnson … Read more

Clemson is “going in the right direction” because offense has the upper hand in the first fight

During Dabo Sweeney’s tenure as Clemson’s head coach, the defense usually had the upper hand in the first melee in fall camp While that was the case the previous season, it wasn’t Saturday. “Honestly, I kind of saw it coming,” Sweeney said after Saturday’s brawl at Memorial Stadium. “It was very competitive. The defense did … Read more

Friday update: Tigers deal with heat and injuries at Jervy Meadows camp

by David Hood – first writer – 2022-08-12 12:04:18.0 Clemson – The heat caught on at Jervy Meadows on Friday. Graduation action faltered in the parking lots around McWhorter Stadium and Jervey Meadows on Monday morning, and there was plenty of snarling going on at Tigers practice as the humid heat descended into the humid … Read more

Fall Camp Insider: Ball Safety Quiz Watching the D-line Pro Scouts brings out the new student

Apprentice Wade Woods in action on Monday (photo from Susan Lloyd). by David Hood – first writer – 2022-08-08 18:37: 16.0 CLEMSON – Ball safety was the name of the game during the first part of the Clemson Training. This is in addition to a group of NFL scouts in attendance to see the Tigers’ … Read more

Fall Camp Insider: Takes the tigers into the field, impressive in first practice

Clemson began fall camp practices on Friday. by David Hood – first writer – 2022-08-05 18:43:57.0 Clemson – That’s more like it. Clemson returned to the training grounds behind the Reeves compound Friday afternoon, the first practice for fall camp. Temperatures were hovering in the mid-90s, but the skies were a bright blue, the grass … Read more