The Florida State Seminoles were picked as the overall ACC champions by 104 media members in the media preseason poll Monday and received 109 first-place votes in their division to put them far ahead of Clemson, which had three.
Former Tiger first-baseman Ben Paulsen was called up to the majors for the first time with the Colorado Rockies on Monday. The Acworth, Ga. native batted .291 with 15 homers, six triples, 24 doubles, 47 RBIs and a .380 on-base percentage in 95 games with the Colorado Springs (AAA) SkySox in 2014.
It's been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz. "How does it feel to have an ACC team come in here with a national championship?" FSU quarterback Jameis Winston asked. "Can we get us, the ACC, a round of applause? Finally. We took it away from the SEC, man. It's a blessing."
Clemson senior linebacker Stephone Anthony was named to the watch list for the Butkus Award and the Lombardi Award on Monday. The Butkus Award is given annually to the top linebacker in college football, while the Lombardi Award goes to the top lineman, offensive or defensive.
Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett is one of just two ACC players named to the Outland Trophy and Bronko Nagurski Watch Lists on Thursday. The Outland Trophy is given to the top interior lineman (offense or defense), while the Nagurski Award is given to the top defensive player in college football. Both awards are presented by the Football Writers Association of American.
The Clemson athletic ticket office announced today it has exhausted its supply of season tickets for the Tigers’ seven-game 2014 football home schedule and has now begun the sale of single-game tickets for all home games other than the South Carolina season finale.
Clemson defensive players Stephone Anthony, Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett have been named to the 2014 Bednarik Award Watch List. The award is given each year to the top defensive player in the nation by the Maxwell Football Club of Pennsylvania.
South Carolina and Clemson announced Wednesday the location for their annual neutral-site baseball game for the 2015-18 seasons. Fluor Field, home of the Greenville (S.C.) Drive, will host the neutral-site contest those four seasons.
Clemson Memorial Stadium has been ranked as the number-one college football stadium in the ACC by Athlon Sports. The publication solicited a ranking from 12 beat media members from ACC schools and Clemson received nine of the 12 first-place votes to win the poll by a large margin.
Former Tiger outfielder and quarterback Kyle Parker was called up to the majors for the first time with the Colorado Rockies on Monday. After starting for the Colorado Springs SkySox (AAA) on Monday afternoon in Colorado, he was pulled from the game and told he was being called up to the major league club.
Former Tiger outfielder and quarterback Kyle Parker was called up to the majors for the first time with the Colorado Rockies on Monday. If he plays in a game with the Rockies, he becomes the 51st Tiger in history and sixth in 2014 to play in a major league game. The Rockies begin a three-game series at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.