While the No. Visit ESPN to view the Clemson Tigers team roster for the current season He becomes the Tigers . There are three from both sides of the ball. He started all 11 games in 1984 at defensive tackle alongside All-American William Perry and finished with a career-high 78 tackles, third on Danny Fords 1984 team. Since 2013, Dabo Swinney has presented the honor to a former Clemson player who has consistently demonstrated the qualities of leadership, community service and other high qualities that are consistent with excellence since graduating from the Clemson program. 4). In 1992, they both entered Clemson, Sapp as a quarterback and Dawkins as a defensive back. HenryOL Tristan LeighDE Justin Mascoll, Spiritual Leadership AwardLB Riggs Faulkenberry, Tim Bourret AwardPlayer(s) who best represents himself, his teammates and Clemson University in the mediaDE K.J. Terrell earned a first-team selection, while Derion Kendrick earned a second-team selection after transitioning to the position only six months prior to the season. Placed both 2018 starting corners on the All-ACC team, including Trayvon Mullens second-team selection and Terrells third-team nod. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship.Seven players earned first- or second-team All-America honors, including a school-record three players who collected consensus honors. In all, Clemson enters the 2021 preseason having appeared in the top five of 56 consecutive AP Polls, the second-longest streak in poll history.Going into 2020, Clemson entered the third decade of the 21st century after Swinney helped author one of the most prolific 10-year periods in the history of the sport. HenryOL Jordan McFaddenS Jalyn Phillips, Most Improved Offensive Players of the Year, 2022 Palmetto Series Presented by the SC Education Lottery. Michigan football team captain declares for NFL draft. With the addition of the 2020 ACC Championship, all 12 of Swinneys recruiting classes have won at least one ACC title in their careers, and every recruiting class since 2012 has earned at least one College Football Playoff berth.Clemsons success on the gridiron has been matched by its prowess in the classroom, as Clemson is one of only three programs to earn Top 10 percent APR recognition from the NCAA in at least nine of the last 10 years, joining Duke and Northwestern. January 7, 2023 6:53 am ET. In the spring of 1996, despite playing just one season on defense, the San Diego Chargers selected Sapp as a defensive end with the 50th overall selection of the NFL Draft. 3-ranked squad, the Tigers' sixth consecutive top-four finish in the AP Poll. By Rob Jones December 7, 2022 7:46 am Steve Berlin, the defensive captain of the 1985 Clemson football team, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5 at a hospital in Anderson, S.C. 24 Blue Devils (13-4, 4-2 ACC) at . While the Tigers lost by four points, he accomplished many goals in that first week through his outstanding leadership. HenryLB Jeremiah Trotter Jr. Future Impact PlayersDT DeMonte CapehartS Sherrod Covil Jr.DE Cade DenhoffLB T.J. DudleyCB Jeadyn LukusDT Payton PageCB Toriano Pride Jr. PAW AwardMost blue collar/unselfish playersLB LaVonta BentleyDT Bryan BreseeS Carson DonnellyLB Keith MaguireDE Justin MascollDT Ruke Orhorhoro, Most Improved Special Teams Players of the YearLS Holden CaspersenLS Philip FlorenzoP Aidan SwansonPK Jonathan Weitz, Offensive Special Teams Players of the YearTE Davis AllenTE Luke PriceWR Brannon SpectorWR Drew SwinneyWR Antonio Williams, Defensive Special Teams Players of the YearS Carson DonnellyLB Keith MaguireLB Wade Woodaz, Special Teams Scout Team Players of the YearWR Jackson CrosbyS Peter NearnS Caleb Nix, NSCA Strength and Conditioning All-American CandidatesTE Davis AllenDT Tyler DavisOL Will Putnam. Wolf, despite having played all of one quarter as a Jackrabbit, was voted a team captain before the season. A playoff showdown features the Jacksonville Jaguars (9-8) against the Kansas City Chiefs (14-3) in the AFC Divisional round on January 21 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, beginning at 4:30 PM ET.The Chiefs rank 11th in total defense this year (328.2 yards allowed per game), but they've been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking best in the NFL with 413.6 total yards per game. At the dawn of the 20th century, the Tigers were led by future College Football Hall of Famer John Heisman. That included the 2014 Richmond team that entered the FCS playoffs ranked No. Pollack joins Herschel Walker as the only three Georgia football players named a three-time first-team All-American. Jan 15, 2023, 8:00 AM. Your Account; . 11 final ranking. He is one of four Clemson graduates among the Tigers 10 full-time assistant coaches in 2020, including Danny Pearman (1987), Brandon Streeter (1999) and Tony Elliott (2002). Was four-year letterman for the Tigers from 2005-08. Conn lettered during the 1992, 1993 and 1994 seasons, but was on the team from 1990-94. Spiller and Etienne comprise two of Clemsons three all-time consensus All-Americans at running back. While on staff in an unpaid role, watched Etienne break Clemson single-season records for a running back in receptions (48) and receiving yards (588) and tie the running back mark for 100-yard receiving games (two) while adding two receiving touchdowns. The 1926 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson Collegenow known as Clemson Universityas a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) during the 1924 college football season.The Tigers were led by fourth-year head coach Bud Saunders for the first four game of the season, before he resigned. He is the co-founder of the Greenville Red Raider Youth Organization and is a founder of the One Clemson Board. View all posts by CJ_Cribb, 2024 Priority Clemson DL Target Trims List to Seven Schools, Bracketology: National Analyst Names Clemson Basketball Team of Week, (WATCH) Newest Clemson Commit 2024 TE Christian Bentancur In Action, Clemson Football: 2022 Team Award Winners, Clemson Offense Set to Get Air Raid Makeover, 2023 ACC Football Schedule Set to Be Announced Live On ACC Network. Clemson led the ACC in the four major defensive categories (scoring, total, rushing, passing), a first in program history.The 2016 Tigers lived up to their hype after compiling a 14-1 record and earning a spot in the College Football Playoff for the second-straight year. 2022 Orange Bowl . Berlin was a. Duke basketball erased a double-digit deficit earlier this week to claim an important 77-69 win over Pitt at home. In 2011, Liberty led the Big South Conference in passing yards and pass efficiency. In 2010, Liberty averaged 36.5 points per game, a better mark than in 2009, when the Flames led the nation in scoring offense (36.4). The NFL Draft and NFL Draft Logo are copyright of the National Football . 2022 record: 11-2, 6-2 SEC Expected returning starters: 5 offense, 5 defense, 1 special teams Expected key losses: LB Will Anderson Jr., QB Bryce Young, RB Jahmyr Gibbs . January 13, 2023 9:45 am CT. A former member of the Kansas City Chiefs is getting his shot at a head-coaching opportunity at the college level. HenryDT Ruke OrhorhoroS Tyler VenablesCB Nate Wiggins, Rookies of the YearCB Toriano Pride Jr.LB Wade Woodaz, Offensive Scout Team Players of the YearOL Nathan BrooksWR Jackson CrosbyWR Blackmon Huckabee Jr.QB Trent Pearman, Tiger Pride Award (MVP)LB Barrett CarterDT Tyler DavisDE K.J. Clemson, S.C.Former Tigers William Perry and Mitch Belton will serve as honorary game captains for Clemson when the Tigers face South Carolina State on Saturda It looks like you are using an ad . Team captains? It was Clemsons best ranking in opponent passer rating since leading the country in that category in 2014. Shared 2019 FootballScoop Defensive Backs Coach of the Year honors with Cornerbacks Coach Mike Reed. Muse was a Thorpe Award semifinalist and third-team AP All-American in 2019 who became the first Clemson defensive back to earn All-America status from the Associated Press since cornerback Cordrea Tankersleys third-team selection in 2016. 5 in the preseason AP Poll, few expected the Tigers to be ranked No. HenryOL Tristan LeighDE Justin Mascoll, Spiritual Leadership AwardLB Riggs Faulkenberry, Tim Bourret AwardPlayer who best represents himself, his teammates and Clemson University in the mediaDE K.J. Potter, P.A.W. HenryQB DJ Uiagalelei, GPA AwardsOverall: LB David Cote and RB Will ShipleySenior: WR Drew SwinneyJunior: WR Hamp GreeneSophomore: LB Joey EddisRedshirt Freshman: PK Hogan MortonTrue Freshman: S/P Brodey Conn and S Caleb Nix, True Tigers of the YearPresented by Nieri Family Student-Athlete Enrichment Center staffQB Hunter HelmsDE K.J. Berlin is survived by his wife, Kerri Cavanaugh Berlin; sons Devin Berlin (Josephine) of Fountain Inn, Clay Berlin of Greenville, and Chase Turner of Easley, SC; daughters, Chelsi Jerrell (Michael) of Rock Hill and Megan Berlin of Greenwood, SC; sister Elizabeth Toth (Michael) of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. None of these are shocking. 1 Alabama, and for the first time in school history, took down the top-ranked team in a second epic battle with the storied Crimson Tide program. Clemson posted a 117-22 record under Swinneys leadership in the 2010s, and the programs 117 wins trailed only Penn (124 in the 1890s) and Alabama (124 in the 2010s) to tie for the third-most in a decade in major college football since 1890. Note: For listing purposes, Clemson chose to progress classes as though 2020 was a normal year of eligibility. 1985 Clemson Tigers Roster Previous Year Next Year Record: 6-6 (48th of 110) ( Schedule & Results ) Conference: ACC Conference Record: 4-3 Coach: Danny Ford (6-6) Points For: 244 Points/G: 20.3 (67th of 110) Points Against: 222 Opp Pts/G: 18.5 (36th of 110) SRS: 5.17 (39th of 110) SOS: 3.92 (29th of 110) The 6-4, 315-pound offensive tackle from Michigan made 25 starts for the Minutemen and was a team captain. It was tied for the sixth-longest streak by an FBS starting quarterback at any point of a career. In 2018, helped Lawrence become the first first-year freshman starting quarterback to win a national title since Oklahomas Jamelle Holieway in 1985. share. Team captains? Solid Rock AwardMost solid, consistent and dependable player(s) at each positionQB DJ UiagaleleiRB Phil MafahRB Will ShipleyWR Beaux CollinsWR Joseph NgataTE Davis AllenOL Jordan McFaddenOL Will Putnam, Hustle AwardConsistent effort and served as an inspiration to teammatesRB Phil MafahOL Walker ParksOL Will PutnamWR Drew Swinney, 12th Man AwardTE Jake BriningstoolQB Cade KlubnikRB Phil MafahOL Mitchell MayesWR Brannon Spector, Iron Man AwardDependable player with resilient persistence and leadershipTE Davis AllenOL Mac CranfordWR Tye HerbstreitOL Jordan McFaddenRB Will Shipley, Most Improved Offensive Players of the YearTE Jake BriningstoolTE Sage EnnisRB Phil MafahWR Drew SwinneyOL Marcus Tate, Rookies of the YearQB Cade KlubnikOL Blake MillerWR Antonio Williams, Defensive Scout Team Players of the YearLB Jesiah CarltonS Jacob HendricksDE Evan McCutchen, Tiger Pride Award (MVP)TE Davis AllenOL Jordan McFaddenRB Will ShipleyWR Antonio Williams, Future Impact PlayersRB Keith Adams Jr.TE Sage EnnisOL Collin SadlerTE Josh SappWR Cole TurnerWR Adam Randall, PAW AwardMost blue collar/unselfish playersWR Hampton EarleOL Walker ParksTE Luke PriceOL Will Putnam, Solid Rock AwardMost solid, consistent and dependable player(s) at each positionDE K.J. They have three sons, Will, Drew and Clay. He was on staff when Dabo Swinney was a full-time coach with the Crimson Tide. After graduation, Sapp returned to Clemson to work in university administration in 2006 as Director of Major Gifts and Alumni Engagement, a role in which he served for 14 years. These two teams played on Christmas Eve, where kicker Greg Joseph booted a Vikings-record 61-yard field goal as time expired . Sapps connection to Clemson has continued with the matriculation of his son, Josh, a freshman tight end on Clemsons 2022 squad. Clemsons 2020 class finished as a consensus Top 3 class, earning the top ranking from ESPN, a No. RECAP: Michigan football press conference video, August 26, 2021 Teams Big Ten Iowa Michigan St. Nebraska Ohio St. Penn St. Rutgers Wisconsin SEC Alabama Arkansas Auburn Florida Georgia LSU. Watson won the both Davey OBrien Award and Manning Award in back-to-back seasons.Swinney guided Clemson to the No. 7 LSU in the 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl, the Tigers finished the season ranked No. He went on to play four productive seasons in the NFL. The 2010 schedule was one of the most challenging in school history, as nine bowl teams were on the regular-season slate and two of the four non-conference opponents were ranked in the top 25.In 2009, Swinneys first full season as head coach at Clemson, he led the Tigers to their first championship of the ACC Atlantic Division. Including the 2018 Bryant and Hayes Awards, Swinney has now won national Coach of the Year honors from at least one organization in five of the last eight years.The 2018 season was preceded by a 2017 campaign in which Clemson was on a mission to prove that it was built to last. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has announced six permanent captains for the 2016 football season. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl and No. Both had followed similar paths as players, as Bowden was a walk-on at West Virginia and Swinney was a walk-on at Alabama.Swinney received a commerce & business administration degree from Alabama in 1993 after lettering three times (1990-92). 9 in the USA Today poll. Last Game Tennessee. 2005 Clemson Tigers Stats Previous Year Next Year Record: 8-4 (25th of 119) ( Schedule & Results ) Rank: 21st in the Final AP poll Conference: ACC (Atlantic Division) Conference Record: 4-4 Coach: Tommy Bowden (8-4) Points For: 316 Points/G: 26.3 (61st of 119) Points Against: 211 More Team Info Clemson School History 2005 Clemson Statistics It marked Clemsons first back-to-back 11-win seasons in school history. He became the first player in the history of the Walter Camp All-America team to be first or second-team All-American at two positions in the same year. Still holds ACC single-season and career records for all-purpose yards, posting 2,680 in 2009 and finishing his career with 7,588, which was second-most in FBS history at the time of his graduation. Was one of the most exciting players in the sports history, as he recorded 21 career touchdowns covering at least 50 yards and had an ACC-record eight kick returns for touchdowns in his career. Was also a three-time All-American in track and first-team strength All-American in 2008. Entered the coaching ranks after an eight-year NFL career from 2010-17 after being the ninth overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. His NFL career included tenures with the Bills, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, and he was a Pro Bowl selection in 2012. PotterLB Jeremiah Trotter Jr. Power Hour Development AwardLB Reed Morrissey, All-In Accountability Challenge Champion CaptainsWR Joseph NgataDE Xavier ThomasPK Jonathan Weitz, All-In Accountability Challenge Champion Team MembersTE Griffin BattTE Will BlackstonPK Liam BoydLB Barrett CarterS/P Brodey ConnWR Hamp GreeneS Jacob HendricksQB Cade KlubnikLB Reed MorrisseyPK Hogan MortonRB Kobe PaceOL Chapman PendergrassDT Etinosa ReubenS Tyler VenablesLB Wade Woodaz, Most Inspirational Players of the YearDE K.J. YEAR. By Staff Reports He became the first player in FBS history with at least 4,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in a season in 2015. Watson was a two-time recipient of the Davey OBrien and Manning awards, given to the nations top quarterback. Hes going to be special. Is a 2009 graduate of Clemson University, earning his bachelors in business administration and management. Vikings fans called out by Giants "I thought it would be a lot louder". Photo Galleries : The Clemson Insider Forums > Clemson Fans Only - FREE - Register Today > The Rock: Team captains? He also played on the Clemson basketball team for Rick Barnes during the 1994-95 season. flag link. He also had 20 interceptions on the way to winning all-state honors. He also played on the Clemson basketball team for Rick Barnes during the 1994-95 season. In eight years on staff, he has helped the Tigers to a 100-12 record and four national championship game appearances, including national titles in 2016 and 2018. Placed two cornerbacks on the 2020 All-ACC team, as Derion Kendrick earned first-team honors and Andrew Booth Jr. earned a second-team selection as the defensive backfield helped Clemson to a sixth consecutive ACC title and College Football Playoff berth. Shared 2019 FootballScoop Defensive Backs Coach of the Year honors with Safeties Coach Mickey Conn, as Reeds corners helped Clemson finish third in the nation in scoring defense (13.5 points per game) and fourth in the nation in total defense (288.3 yards per game) in 2019, ranking second in opponent passer rating (105.37) and fourth in the country in passing yards allowed per game (172.3). Produced two All-ACC selections in 2019, as A.J. He and college teammate Jacoby Ford remain the only Clemson products ever to record multiple rushing touchdowns, multiple receiving touchdowns and multiple kick return touchdowns during an NFL career. Graduated from Clemson with a degree in sociology in three-and-a-half years on Dec. 17, 2009, receiving a standing ovation from the Clemson University Board of Trustees, the first such occurence for a student-athlete. The Crimson Tide won three of those bowl games, including a 34-13 victory over Miami (Fla.) in the Sugar Bowl at the end of the 1992 season that gave Alabama the national championship. Drafted by the Houston Oilers and played in the NFL for nine seasons and 101 games from 1994-02. Clemson finished the 2020 campaign as the nation's No. The foundations efforts went virtual in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, as the organizations ALL IN Virtual Fundraising Event alone raised nearly $1 million for organizations and efforts in South Carolina.Swinney was named as the honorary coach for the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, a honor for which Watson, a former Good Works Team selection, returned to Clemson to surprise Swinney with during a team meeting.The 1993 Alabama graduate joined the Clemson staff prior to the 2003 season. 2014: Bill Smith, 1977-81 2015: Warren Forney, 1991-95 2016: Jerry Butler, 1975-78 2017: Jeff Davis, 1978-81 2018: Mark Richardson, 1979-82 2019: Michael Allen, 1995-98 2020: Michael Dean Perry,. The Duke basketball team is in Littlejohn Coliseum for a road battle against the Clemson Tigers (14-3, 6-0 ACC) at 5 p.m. Now, the Blue Devils (13-4, 4-2 ACC) hit the road, looking to knock off a . It tied for the third-most interceptions in NCAA history. He served as Chairman of the Board of Leaders R Us Foundation in Greenville. Every week the Spartans would have rotating captains, and on Monday they revealed who the team voted as the overall season captains. For example, players listed as redshirt freshmen in 2021 did not officially redshirt in 2020, but would have qualified for one in a normal year. 2) and total defense (No. At the time, there had been 28 interim head coaches at the FBS level since 1970, and those coaches had combined for a record of 26-86-2. Reply. Only one of those 28 interim coaches posted a winning record, and that was Swinney. . He was captain of Alabamas 1993 team and was named to the Alabama All-Decade team for the 1990s. The Alabama native led the 1992 Crimson Tide national championship team in tackles (70), including eight tackles for loss and five sacks. !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? Clemson was one of only two schools with multiple selections at receiver. Helped Powell become one of the breakout stars of 2020 as a fifth-year senior, helping him record career highs in receptions (53), receiving yards (882), receiving touchdowns (seven) after entering 2020 with 40 career receptions for 329 yards and three touchdowns in his first four years from 2016-19. Helped Clemson to a 32-19 record and four bowl appearances as a player from 2005-08, then helped the program to a 79-8 record and 10 bowl appearances in six years as a support staff member from 2014-19 for a combined 111-27 record at Clemson in playing and support staff roles before his hire as receivers coach. Served as an added resource for a staff that has produced Clemsons illustrious line of wide receivers while in a support role. Clemson was also sixth in interceptions (20) and eighth in total defense (311.5). Came to Clemson after 16 seasons as head coach at Grayson (Ga.) High School. He was also a three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Both Sugar Bowl appearances came after winning the SEC title game.After his playing career, Swinney served as a graduate assistant at Alabama from 1993-95. Amerson was a unanimous All-American in 2011, when he was also a Thorpe Award finalist and won the Jack Tatum Award. In addition to Amerson, Reed also coached four different all-conference players at NC State across six seasons. Played on three bowl teams that finished with top-25 AP rankings, including the 1993 season when Boston College upset top-ranked Notre Dame in South Bend. Played three seasons for Tom Coughlin, who went on to win two Super Bowl championships with the New York Giants, and his senior year for Dan Henning, who also went on to coach in the NFL. Was the last selection of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers and played two seasons (1995,96) for that team, including the 1995 team that played its home games at Memorial Stadium. David Greene, who went on to play four years as a starter at Georgia, was his quarterback. Former graduate assistant coach at Alabama in 1996 and 1997. Sep 9 - TBA Football Youngstown State Sat. He was also named Academic All-SEC along with being an SEC Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll member in 1990 and 1992.Along with his appearance in the 1993 Sugar Bowl, his Alabama teams played in the 1990 Sugar Bowl, 1991 Fiesta Bowl and 1991 Blockbuster Bowl.