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Clemson defensive line without challengers

Clemson defensive line without challengers

Dabo Swinney finds himself in the unique position of facing a quarterback battle between returning starter Kelly Bryant and a true freshman Trevor Lawrence, but the Clemson coach has no such distinctive challenges on the defensive line.He’s got four anchors in place as returning...

Dexter Lawrence on top at Clemson

Dexter Lawrence on top at Clemson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Clemson coach Dabo Swinney brought two players large in stature to the recent ACC Kickoff media days. Their combined weight – literally and figuratively – strained the platform.Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is a 6-foot-4, 310-pound junior...

Lawrence arrived at Clemson ready to play

Lawrence arrived at Clemson ready to play

A big guy like Dexter Lawrence usually arrives on a college campus for his initial practices as a true freshman suffering an eye-opening experience.No longer can such specimen dominate high school opponents purely on superior physical ability. An 18-year-old loses much of that...

Clemson welcomes national expectations

Clemson welcomes national expectations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Nick Saban points to Clemson as his preseason pick for the No. 1 team in the nation.Sure, the crusty Alabama head coach is trying to deflect attention from his defending national championship team, but he named Clemson – not Florida State, Oklahoma, or...

Dexter Lawrence picks Clemson over Alabama and NC State

Dexter Lawrence picks Clemson over Alabama and NC State

WAKE FOREST, N.C. – Wake Forest High 5-star defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence pulled out a Clemson hat to reveal his college destination at a press conference Monday at the school auditorium, but he did it with one final move.The hat scene sounds simple and common in this...

Wake Forest Fearsome Threesome

Wake Forest Fearsome Threesome

As season openers go, Wake Forest’s Fearsome Threesome of defensive linemen succinctly demonstrated their ability to dominate while playing a 3-4 scheme, especially on a three-and-out series last week at Panther Creek.The No. 2-ranked Cougars’ trio of college prospects are Dexter...