CLEMSON TIGERS
2014 College Football Early Preview
OFFENSE - 5
------RETURNING STARTERS------
DEFENSE - 7
KEY LOSSES
OFFENSE: Tajh Boyd-QB, Roderick McDowell-RB, Brandon Thomas-OT, Tyler Shatley-OG, Chandler Catanzaro-K, Martavis Bryant-WR (NFL), Sammy Watkins-WR (NFL)
DEFENSE: Quandon Christian-SLB, Spencer Shuey-WLB, Darius Robinson-CB, Bashaud Breeland-CB (NFL)
WR Adam Humphries
Defensive Line / Secondary

The defensive line, led by All-American sack artist Vic Beasley, doesn't lose a single participant. The secondary, too, has a chance to be really special. Other than the Florida State game these covermen had a solid year. With a deep wealth of experience back, along with a great pass rush, opposing quarterbacks won't find life easy throwing the ball.

Offensive Backfield / Linebacker

Tajh Boyd is finally history after rewriting many of the ACC and school passing records. Now the race begins for the next great QB. The early front runners appear to be senior Cole Stoudt and the lesser experienced, but highly touted Chad Kelly. Whoever the new quarterback is they won't have the luxury of handing off to a proven ball carrier. Howard and Brooks earned a few reps this past season but the departed McDowell handled most all of the important carries. Two of the linebacker slots are wide open. This unit has been a thorn in recent years gone by.

DE Vic Beasley
* DEPTH CHARTS were only designed as a simplistic gauge for listing players that departed and players that received the most playing experience (consistent starters). NationalChamps.net recognizes the importance of missing personnel data not listed such as redshirts, transfers, injuries, incoming recruits, back ups and alternates. Their coverage will begin with our full 2014 Preseason Preview due out this coming spring.
CLEMSON 2014 DEPTH CHART
Returning Starters/
Key Players
OFFENSE
QB Cole Stoudt-Sr Chad Kelly-So
RB D.J. Howard-Sr Zac Brooks-Jr
WR Mike Williams-So T.J. Green-So
WR Adam Humphries-Sr Germone Hopper-So
WR Daniel Rodriguez-Jr ..
TE Stanton Seckinger-Jr Sam Cooper-Sr / Jordan Leggett-So
OT Gifford Timothy-Sr ..
OG Kalon Davis-Sr David Beasley-Sr
C Ryan Norton-Jr ..
OG .. ..
OT Isaiah Battle-Jr Shaq Anthony-Jr
K .. ..
 
CLEMSON 2014 DEPTH CHART
Returning Starters/
Key Players
DEFENSE
DE Corey Crawford-Sr Tavaris Barnes-Sr
DT Grady Jarrett-Sr D.J. Reader-Jr
DT Josh Watson-Sr DeShawn Williams-Sr
DE Vic Beasley-Sr Shaq Lawson-So
SLB T.J. Burrell-So ..
MLB Stephone Anthony-Sr Ben Boulware-So
WLB Tony Steward-Sr ..
CB .. ..
CB Martin Jenkins-Sr Garry Peters-Sr
S Travis Blanks-Jr Jayron Kearse-So / Jadar Johnson-So
S Robert Smith-Sr Korrin Wiggins-So
P Bradley Pinion-Jr Ammon Lakip-Jr

 

 

CLEMSON 2014 SCHEDULE

8-30-14 at Georgia
9-6-14 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE
9-20-14 at Florida State
9-27-14 NORTH CAROLINA
10-4-14 NORTH CAROLINA STATE
10-11-14 LOUISVILLE
10-18-14 at Boston College
10-25-14 SYRACUSE
11-6-14 at Wake Forest (Thur.)
11-15-14 at Georgia Tech
11-22-14 GEORGIA STATE
11-29-14 SOUTH CAROLINA