Clemson defense set for tough test

Throughout this week, Clemson’s showdown with Louisville is going to be made out to be Deshaun Watson vs. Lamar Jackson. But really, it’s about Jackson and his high-powered offense vs. the stingy Clemson defense. Jackson hasn’t seen anything like Clemson’s defense this season, but the Tigers’ defense hasn’t seen anything like Jackson either. Photo by Jamie Rhodes / USATODAY

Swinney says Louisville has a "bit more pizzazz"

The fifth-ranked Clemson football team sits at 4-0 as they prepare to take on third-ranked Louisville this week, but if they want to improve to 5-0 and 2-0 in ACC play they will have to have their best effort of the season.

Ben Boulware: We don't fear anybody

Ben Boulware knows a special kind of talent will be on the field Saturday night when Lamar Jackson and Louisville take the field against No. 5 Clemson, but Boulware says while the Tigers respect Jackson, they don't fear him.

Jeff Scott talks about Clemson's struggles in the run game

The Clemson rushing attack made major strides last season, finishing 21st nationally in rushing offense at 233 yards per game on 45 attempts per game. For the season, the Tigers averaged just under five yards per carry. What's wrong with the Clemson run game?


Watson talks dual-threat, matchup with Louisville
Two of the nation’s best dual-threat quarterbacks will be on the big stage Saturday night in Death Valley, and while Deshaun Watson doesn’t mind the label, he just wants people to understand that he considers himself a passer who can make plays with his legs.

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Tee Higgins PhotoTee HigginsWR6-4/175Oak Ridge, TN
Blake Vinson PhotoBlake VinsonOT6-5/285Citra, FL
Noah DeHond PhotoNoah DeHondOT6-7/325Hightstown, NJ
Chase Brice PhotoChase BriceQB6-3/195Loganville, GA
LeAnthony Williams PhotoLeAnthony WilliamsCB6-0/175Roswell, GA
Jordan Williams PhotoJordan WilliamsDE6-5/260Virginia Beach, VA
Amari Rodgers PhotoAmari RodgersWR5-10/195Knoxville, TN
Hunter Johnson PhotoHunter JohnsonQB6-3/205Brownsburg, IN
Cordarrian Richardson PhotoCordarrian RichardsonRB5-11/225Memphis, TN
A.J. Terrell PhotoA.J. TerrellCB6-2/180Atlanta, GA
Matt Bockhorst PhotoMatt BockhorstOG6-5/300Cincinnati, OH
Baylon Spector PhotoBaylon SpectorOLB/S6-2/205Calhoun, GA
Logan Rudolph PhotoLogan RudolphLB/DE6-3/230Rock Hill, SC

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