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Saints Pick Anthony #31 Overall

Stephone Anthony, the top tackler on Clemson’s number-one ranked defense, was selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Anthony was the 31st selection of the draft and gave Clemson two first-round draft choices.

Falcons Make Beasley #8 Pick

Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the eighth selection of the first round of the NFL draft held in Chicago on Thursday night. Beasley was the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and a consensus All-American in 2014 when he helped Clemson lead the nation in total defense for just the second time in school history.

Ace Helps Martin Edge Kuchar In WGC Match Play

Call it beginner's luck if you want. Former Clemson standout and Greenwood native Ben Martin is calling it the best shot of his life. Wednesday at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, his first WGC event, Martin aced the 243-yard par three 17th hole. That helped the #67 player in the world upset 14th-ranked Matt Kuchar.

Beasley Attending NFL Draft In Chicago

Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley will be one of 28 prospects at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago on Thursday evening as the National Football League begins its annual draft of college players at 8:00 p.m. Beasley is one of many former Tiger football players who could be selected over the three days of the draft.

Jackets Beat Tigers, 5-4 in 10 Innings

Georgia Tech hit three two-out singles in the 10th inning to score two runs, capped off by Ryan Peurifoy’s walkoff single, in its 5-4 win over Clemson at Russ Chandler Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Clemson One Shot Back at ACC Tournament

Billy Kennerly shot a six-under-par 66 to lead Clemson to a 283 team score and a tie for second place after two rounds of the ACC Men’s Golf Tournament at The Old North State Club in New London, N.C.

Clemson Falls to Georgia Tech, 4-2

Thomas Smith’s two-run single with one out in the eighth inning gave Georgia Tech the lead for good in its 4-2 victory over Clemson at Russ Chandler Stadium on Friday night.

Tigers Hold First Round Lead at ACC Tournament

Miller Capps had a consistent round of three under par 69 and Stephen Behr had a mercurial round of two-under-par 70 to lead Clemson to a 281 team total and a one-shot lead after the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Golf Championship at The Old North State Club in New London, N.C. on Friday.

Auburn, Texas A&M On Clemson Future Schedules

With games scheduled against Auburn, Texas A&M, Notre Dame and the Palmetto Bowl matchup against South Carolina, Clemson football announced its non-conference football schedule through 2020 on Thursday.

Tigers Head To Georgia Tech

The Tigers travels to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech in their last three games before final exams next week.

Tigers Set To Tee Off ACC Championship

Clemson begins postseason play on Friday, April 24 at the ACC Men’s Golf Championship at The Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The 54 hole three-day event will continue Saturday and Sunday at the par 72 course north of Charlotte, N.C. This marks the 14th consecutive year and the 19th time overall that the ACC Tournament has been held at The Old North State Club.

Tigers Add Game with Wofford

The Tigers added a game at Wofford on Tuesday, May 5 at 6 p.m. to replace the rained-out game against Duke on April 19.

Georgia Blanks Clemson 7-0

Georgia scored four two-out runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-0 victory over Clemson at Foley Field on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs, who won both games of the home-and-home season series, improved to 21-20. The Tigers, who saw their five-game winning streak end, fell to 22-19.

Tigers Introduce Clemson Will

Today, Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich unveiled Clemson’s commitment to its student-athletes’ welfare through “The Clemson Will,” a series of tenets established for the benefit, development and protection of student-athletes.

Vandy Guard Transfers To Clemson

Shelton Mitchell, a 6-3 guard at Vanderbilt University last season, has signed a financial aid agreement to transfer to Clemson. Head Coach Brad Brownell made the announcement Monday. Per NCAA rules, Mitchell is required to sit out the 2015-16 season but has three seasons of eligibility remaining, beginning in 2016-17.

NeSmith Wins SEC Championship

South Carolina junior Matt NeSmith fired a final-round 67 (-3) on Sunday at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside Course to become just the second golfer in program history to win medalist honors at the SEC Championship.

Duke-Clemson Series Finale Rained Out

The Clemson vs. Duke series finale Sunday was rained out and will not be made up. The Tigers won the series 2-0. Clemson returns to action Tuesday when it faces Georgia in Athens at 7 p.m. on SEC Network.

Local Legendary Athletes Attend Tory Dandy Fun Day

On Saturday, former Gamecocks Alshon Jeffery, Bruce Ellington and Mike Davis, including former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins and current Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin all attended the Tory Dandy Fun Day at Woodruff High School. The event raised money for the ALS Foundation.

USC Softball Upsets (14) Kentucky

Gamecock junior left fielder Alaynie Page hit the game-winning homer and turned the game-ending double play in the 11th, as South Carolina (31-17, 6-12 SEC) took a 7-6 win in Saturday’s second game at No. 14/16 Kentucky. (Photo credit: USC)

Tigers Drop Duke 8-1 to Clinch Series

Zack Erwin allowed just one run on five hits in 8.2 innings pitched in Clemson’s 8-1 victory over Duke in the second game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

USC Wins Fishing National Championship

The University of South Carolina team of Patrick Walters of Summerville, South Carolina, and Gettys Brannon of Columbia, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce to win the 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship on Lake Murray.


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