5-star Clemson commit's coach compares him to Hall of Famer

Rahshaun Smith is rated as the nation’s number one outside linebacker for the 2016 recruiting cycle by recruiting service Rivals, and the head coach of Clemson’s newest commit says it’s a well-deserved honor. He even compared Smith to a former teammate who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.

Tigers land highest-rated prospect since Bowers with Smith announcement

Clemson landed a huge commitment for the 2016 recruiting cycle Thursday evening when 5-star linebacker/defensive end prospect Rahshaun Smith committed to the Tigers.


Elliott breaks down the scrimmage, including Kelly Bryant and Tucker Israel
The Clemson football team held its first full-scale scrimmage Wednesday afternoon in Death Valley, and new offensive coordinator Tony Elliott saw a lot of good things. He also saw things that need a lot of work. What does he say about the offensive line? What are his thoughts on Tucker Israel and Kelly Bryant?


With seven practices remaining, Venables still looking for leaders
Brent Venables must replace eight starters off of the nation’s number one defense, but more importantly he has to replace the team leadership. What does he say about the leadership on the defense? What is he looking for?


Wednesday Scrimmage: News, nuggets and stats
The Clemson football team held its first full-scale spring scrimmage inside Death Valley Wednesday afternoon, and there are plenty of news and notes to pass along.


The Deep Orange Line
The Clemson football program is closing in on a decade since it fielded a dominant offensive line, but a mix of grizzled veterans and precocious youth might just be the building block for a return to form. What do head coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Jeff Scott say about the group?


Jeff Scott: Clemson's offense undergoing a spring cleaning
Spring is a time for fresh starts, and new offensive coordinator Jeff Scott says he and Tony Elliott have spent the past few months cleaning out the cobwebs and spring cleaning the Tigers' offensive playbook.

3/23Slimmer, healthy Tyshon Dye ready to make a name for himself
3/23Nike's The Opening: Prospects open up about Clemson
3/22Sights and Sounds from the Nike Opening Atlanta Regional
3/22Secondary Challenge
3/21Kevin Dodd ready to take the next step, add his name to list of Clemson greats
3/20Zac is Back
3/19Elite lineman talks Clemson birthday visit, trip to Florida
3/18Chalk Talk: Clemson commit a Tiger despite big-time offer
3/18Checkers, chess and football: Dorian O'Daniel breaks it down
3/17Tanner Muse talks baseball, football and spring plans
3/16Venables recovers from depressing camp start, focuses on the rewrite
3/15Almost halfway: Spring practice thoughts
3/14Venables break down the defense at the break, talks Pagano and Ogundeko
3/13Back Loaded
3/13Swinney's facility vision includes "the home of the Tigers"
3/12Grayson Trio thriving at Clemson even if the names have changed
3/12Schuessler leads at the turn, but Swinney says best player will play
3/11Swinney covers secondary struggles, depth chart and position changes
3/10Faster: For Tony Elliott, 2014's offense wasn't fast enough
3/10Clemson stands out early for Georgia lineman
3/9Day five in the books: Swinney likes team's balance
3/9Elite OL names leader after Clemson visit
3/8McBride talks Clemson offer
3/8Recruits React: Clemson hosts Junior Day number two
3/7Opponents Beware: Ben Boulware is "angry"
3/6"Random" opportunity lands Boyd a shot at making Steelers' roster
3/6Friday night practice news and notes
3/6Big recruiting weekend on tap for the Tigers

CLEMSON FOOTBALL UPDATES

09/05Wofford$TBA
09/12Appalachian State+TBA
09/17@LouisvilleTBA
09/26Open Date
10/03Notre Dame%TBA
10/10Georgia Tech~TBA
10/17Boston College^TBA
10/24@MiamiTBA
10/31@NC StateTBA
11/07Florida State*TBA
11/14@SyracuseTBA
11/21Wake Forest#TBA
11/28@South CarolinaTBA
$Youth Day; +Family Weekend; %IPTAY Day; ~Hall of Fame Day; ^Homecoming; *Solid Orange Day; #Senior Day/Military Appreciation Day/Purple Out; all times ET
Loading the player...
ROSTERS
Scholarship Breakdown
Football Player
Quick Search
Position

Last Name
Advanced Search
Dabo Swinney - Head Coach
Jeff Scott - Co-OC / WR
Tony Elliott - Co-OC / RB
Brent Venables - DC / LB
Mike Reed - DB
Brandon Streeter - QB / Recruiting
Danny Pearman - TE / ST
Robbie Caldwell - OL
Dan Brooks - DL
Marion Hobby - Co-DC / DE
2014 Results
(10-3, 6-2 ACC)
Season Summary
2013 Results
(11-2, 7-1 ACC)
Season Summary
2012 Results
(11-2, 7-1 ACC)
Season Summary
2011 Results
ACC Champions!
(10-4, 6-2 ACC)
Season Summary
2010 SEASON
(6-7, 4-4 ACC)
Season Summary
2009 Football
9-5, 6-3 ACC, Music City Bowl Champions
Season Summary
2008 Football
7-6, 4-4 ACC
Season Summary
2007 Football
9-4, 5-3 ACC
Season Summary
2006 Football
8-4, 5-3 ACC
Season Summary
2005 Football
8-4, 4-4 ACC, Champs Sports Bowl Champions
Season Summary
2004 Football
6-5, 4-4 ACC
Season Summary
2003 Football
9-4, 5-3 ACC
Peach Bowl Champions
Season Summary
2002 Football
7-6, 4-4 ACC
Season Summary
2001 Football
7-5, 4-4 ACC, H-Bowl Champions
Season Summary
2000 Football
9-3, 6-2 ACC
Season Summary
1999 Football
6-6, 5-3 ACC
Season Summary
ALMANAC
HALL OF FAMERS
Unveiling of tombstone for bowl win over Oklahoma PhotosUnveiling of tombstone for bowl win over Oklahoma
First Look: Football Early Enrollees PhotosFirst Look: Football Early Enrollees
Tigers Open Spring Practice PhotosTigers Open Spring Practice