National brand? Yes, but Tigers still recruit in "one big state"

If you want to see proof that Clemson is a national brand, look no further than the Tigers’ 2016 recruiting class. However, the Tigers will always look at Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina as one big state.

Just call him Slash

Freshman defensive tackle Christian Wilkins interrupted head coach Dabo Swinney’s National Signing Day press conference Wednesday, waltzing into the team room like he owned the place.

Clemson flag leads Swinney to surprise pajama-clad Clemson fans

Think that no one notices when you fly the Clemson flag outside of your house? Think again. You never know when head coach Dabo Swinney will drop by for a visit, even if you are wearing your pajamas. Photo by Steve Mitchell / USATODAY


Competition fueling the race for starting spots
The Clemson pitching staff fans see in 2016 will be vastly different than the one that led the Tigers to an NCAA Tournament berth last season. As a result, head coach Monte Lee and new pitching coach Andrew See are watching the competition for starting spots with a watchful eye.


The Spark: Emotional speech lifts Tigers
Trailing 28-20 at Wake Forest and looking confused on offense and lackadaisical on defense, the Clemson basketball team needed a spark. Donte Grantham provided that spark. Photo by Jeremy Brevard / USATODAY

2016 FOOTBALL COMMITS (21)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
Dexter Lawrence PhotoDexter LawrenceDT6-5/340Wake Forest, NC
Nyles Pinckney PhotoNyles PinckneyDT6-3/290Seabrook, SC
Tavien Feaster PhotoTavien FeasterRB6-0/202Spartanburg, SC
Tre Lamar PhotoTre LamarMLB6-4/240Roswell, GA
T.J. Chase PhotoT.J. ChaseWR6-2/185Plant City, FL
J.C. Chalk PhotoJ.C. ChalkTE6-4/230Argyle, TX
Trayvon Mullen PhotoTrayvon MullenS6-2/180Pompano Beach, FL
Sean Pollard PhotoSean PollardOG6-5/295Southern Pines, NC
Zerrick Cooper PhotoZerrick CooperQB6-4/200Jonesboro, GA
Rahshaun Smith PhotoRahshaun SmithMLB/DE6-3/240Bradenton, FL
Diondre Overton PhotoDiondre OvertonWR6-5/195Greensboro, NC
Xavier Kelly PhotoXavier KellyDE6-5/255Wichita, KS
Isaiah Simmons PhotoIsaiah SimmonsS6-3/215Olathe, KS
Jamie Skalski PhotoJamie SkalskiMLB6-1/230Newnan, GA
Cornell Powell PhotoCornell PowellWR6-1/200Greenville, NC
Tremayne Anchrum PhotoTremayne AnchrumOG/OT6-3/268Powder Springs, GA
Chandler Reeves PhotoChandler ReevesOT6-6/255McDonough, GA
K'Von Wallace PhotoK'Von WallaceATH/DB6-0/175Highland Springs, VA
Brian Dawkins Jr. PhotoBrian Dawkins Jr.CB5-8/190Fork Union, VA--
Nolan Turner PhotoNolan TurnerS6-2/190Vestavia Hills, AL--
Cade Stewart PhotoCade StewartOT6-4/300Central, SC--

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