The website HeismanPundit.com listed USC's Marcus Lattimore and Clemson's Tajh Boyd and Sammie Watkins among its 18 preseason favorites to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy.
James Johnson was introduced Tuesday as Virginia Tech's men's basketball coach. He replaces Seth Greenberg, the man he worked for as an assistant the past five seasons.
Virginia Tech has chosen James Johnson to replace Seth Greenberg as its men's basketball coach. A person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Monday that Johnson will replace Greenberg after serving as his assistant for five years. Johnson left Virginia Tech on April 19 to take a similar job at Clemson.
With the NFL Draft over, the night after the final round is over, and the following Sunday is the day players who were not drafted get a chance to sign a rookie free agent deal with NFL teams.
Junior catcher Spencer Kieboom went 5-for-5 to lead Clemson’s 18-hit attack in the Tigers’ 11-8 win over Georgia Tech in front of 3,626 fans at Russ Chandler Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Clemson made Jack Leggett’s 1,900th career game as a head coach a memorable one, as the Tigers pounded out 17 hits en route to a 13-7 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday.
For the first time since 1969, a football player from Presbyterian College has been drafted into the National Football League. Justin Bethel was selected in the 6th round (177th overall) by the Arizona Cardinals.
Alshon Jeffery was selected in the second round (45th overall) of the NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Friday night. The former Gamecock wide-out leaves USC as the school's all-time leader in receiving yards (3,042).
Rich Witten's two-run double in the eighth inning broke a 7-7 tie and Coastal Carolina used its 15 hits to defeat Clemson 10-7 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night. The Chanticleers improved to 27-13, while the Tigers dropped to 24-18. Clemson also fell to 5-1 in Tuesday games in 2012.
Former Clemson standout Brian Dawkins, who is calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL, dropped by Broncos headquarters Tuesday to say his goodbyes and thank management for allowing him to play three seasons in Denver after his bitter divorce from the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.
Former Clemson All-American Brian Dawkins announced his retirement from the National Football league on Monday.
The Tigers, who swept the series 3-0 and won their eighth game in a row away from home, improved to 24-17 overall and 12-9 in the ACC.
Richie Shaffer’s two-out, two-run triple in the ninth inning gave Clemson a 5-3 lead and the Tigers held on for a 5-4 victory in front of 878 fans at Bob Smith Stadium on Friday night.
N.C. State broke a 2-2 tie with four runs in the fifth inning and cruised to a 6-3 win over Clemson.
USC and Clemson golfers are among another strong field in Hilton Head for this week's RBC Heritage. Tim Hill has a preview from the Wednesday ABC Columbia News at Six.
Freshman righthander Daniel Gossett (Lyman, SC) was named one of four national players-of-the-week by Collegiate Baseball, while junior corner infielder Richie Shaffer (Charlotte, NC) was named ACC Player-of-the-Week for the third time in 2012,
Jay Baum’s three-run double in the eighth inning gave Clemson a 3-2 lead and the Tigers held on for a 4-2 victory and series sweep over Duke.
The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 17-14 overall and 7-7 in the ACC. The Blue Devils fell to 13-19 overall and 5-9 in ACC play.
Jon McGibbon led off the 11th inning with a triple and scored the first of three runs in the frame to lead Clemson to a 4-1 victory over Duke in front of 1,582 fans at Jack Coombs Field on Friday night. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 series lead, improved to 16-14 overall and 6-7 in the ACC. The Blue Devils fell to 13-18 overall and 5-8 in ACC play.
Western Carolina took a one-run lead with four unearned runs in the sixth inning and added four more runs in the seventh inning to top Clemson 13-8 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday. The Catamounts, who won both games of the home-and-home season series against Clemson, improved to 21-9. The Tigers, who suffered their first loss of the season by more than four runs, dropped to 15-14 in 2012.
Former Spring Valley and Clemson standout Jonathan Byrd was crowned co-champion of this year's' Masters par three contest. Byrd and Padraig Harrington finished the 9-hole course 5-under par. This year's event was shortened because of rain.
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney he would like to see that change. Gamecock head ball coach Steve Spurrier opposes the idea.
Mississippi State has hired Clemson assistant Rick Ray to be its next men's basketball coach. The university announced Ray's hiring on Sunday and scheduled a press conference for Monday morning.
Dale Carey's two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning gave #7 Miami (FL) a one-run lead and the Hurricanes worked out of several late-inning jams to defeat Clemson 4-2 on Sunday afternoon.
Richie Shaffer's two-out, two-run double in the seventh inning coupled with Dominic Leone's strong pitching performance lifted Clemson to a 3-1 victory over #7 Miami (FL) on Saturday.