Venables the quarterback ready for Auburn's kitchen sink

Brent Venables and the Clemson defense are taking aim at Auburn in practice this week, with Venables playing the part of scout team quarterback and demanding perfection from his group.

Going Vertical: McCloud focusing on improvement on deep routes

Ray-Ray McCloud had a solid freshman season with 29 catches for 251 yards and one touchdown in 2015. But he’s looking to improve his game entering his sophomore season, specifically becoming more of a threat in the Clemson vertical passing game

Monday nuggets: Swinney updates injuries, redshirt possibility at LB
Clemson’s full attention is devoted to Auburn, but several roster decisions have to be made before the Tigers travel to Alabama and Jordan-Hare Stadium for the season opener.

Friday Night Lights: Clemson commits and targets shine
Clemson commitments and targets had stellar week zero and week one contests this past weekend as high school football got underway across the country.

The Venables Effect: Swinney says there are no negatives with Venables
Brent Venables has done a remarkable job since he’s been at Clemson, despite the roster he’s had to endure the last three seasons, and head coach Dabo Swinney says there are no negatives when it comes to his defensive coordinator.

NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
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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