Wake Forest vs. Clemson Depth Charts


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If the depth chart holds, Clemson will have seven first-time starters for its opener against Wake Forest, three on offense and four on defense. The first-team starters on offense include starting tackles Jesse Pickens and Marion Dukes, and wide receiver Chansi Stuckey. The first-time starters on defense including defensive tackles Eric Coleman and Trey Tate, defensive end Charles Bennett and linebacker Anthony Waters. Coleman has played 34 games and nearly 700 plays, but has never started.


Clemson's starting 22 features 11 seniors, seven juniors and four sophomores. The top 44 feature 11 seniors, 12 juniors, 14 sophomores and seven freshmen. The only first-year freshmen on the two-deep are tackle Barry Richardson and wide receiver La' Donte Harris.

Clemson Offense		
Pos.	#	Player			Hgt	Wgt	Cl.
LT	60 	JESSE PICKENS		6-5	280	*Sr.
	79	Barry Richardson	6-7	350	Fr.
LG	65 	CEDRIC JOHNSON		6-4	335	*Sr.
or	72 	ROMAN FRY		6-4	295	*So.
	74	Brandon Pilgrim		6-5	285	So.
C	53 	TOMMY SHARPE		6-0	270	*Sr.
	62	Dustin Fry		6-2	315	*So.
RG	63 	NATHAN BENNETT		6-5	315	*So.
or	72 	ROMAN FRY		6-4	295	*So.
	68 	Cole Downer		6-3	265	*Jr.
RT	75 	MARION DUKES		6-4	315	So.
	73	Tim DeBeer		6-6	280	*So.
TE	87 	BEN HALL		6-5	260	Sr.
	81	Bobby Williamson	6-3	255	*Jr.
	84 	Zach Green		6-6	260	*Fr.
WR	1	AIRESE CURRIE		5-11	185	Sr.
	2 	CHANSI STUCKEY		6-0	190	*So.
	26	La’Donte Harris		5-11	185	Fr.
QB	6 	CHARLIE WHITEHURST	6-4	225	*Jr.
	14	Will Proctor		6-2	210	*So.
TB	5 	YUSEF KELLY		6-0	230	*Gr.
	28	Kyle Browning		5-7	180	*Jr.
	37	Reggie Merriweather	5-8	215	*So.
FB	36	CLIFF HARRELL		6-1	250	*Jr.
	35	Steven Jackson		6-2	255	Jr.
WR	18 	CURTIS BAHAM		6-1	195	*Jr.
	88	Kelvin Grant		6-2	215	*So.
	19	Chris Jefferson		6-2	170	*Fr.

Clemson Defense		
Pos.	#	Player			Hgt	Wgt	Cl.
DE	86 	CHARLES BENNETT		6-4	245	*Jr.
	93 	Gaines Adams		6-5	250	*So.
	81	Bobby Williamson	6-3	255	*Jr.
DT	76 	ERIC COLEMAN		6-5	290	Sr.
	44	Donnell Clark		6-2	265	*So.
DT	92 	TREY TATE		6-4	275	*Jr.
	7	Cory Groover		6-3	280	Jr.
DE	99 	MAURICE FOUNTAIN	6-4	265	Sr.
	95	Brandon Cannon		6-3	255	*So.
	98	Kwam Williams		6-3	245	*Fr.
LB	40 	ANTHONY WATERS		6-3	235	*So.
	32	Nick Watkins		6-2	210	*Fr.
	49	Roosevelt Nelson	6-2	215	*Jr.
LB	43 	LEROY HILL		6-1	225	Sr.
	31	David Dunham		6-2	220	*Jr.
WHIP	38 	ERIC SAMPSON		6-2	210	Sr.
	20	Tramaine Billie		6-1	205	So.
	46	Lionel Richardson	6-0	210	*Jr.
CB	8 	TYE HILL		5-10	180	*Jr.
	12	C.J. Gaddis		6-0	205	*Fr.
	27	Robert Reese		5-11	175	*Fr.
ROV	24 	JAMAAL FUDGE		5-10	190	*Jr.
	42	Maurice Nelson		6-2	210	*Fr.
	16	Brandon Nolen		5-11	195	*Fr.
FS	29 	TRAVIS PUGH		6-1	200	Sr.
	23 	Tavaghn Monts		6-2	190	*Jr.
CB	9 	JUSTIN MILLER		5-11	200	Jr.
	15	Sergio Gilliam		6-3	175	So.

Clemson Specialists		
Pos.	#	Player			Hgt	Wgt	Cl.
PK	48 	STEPHEN FURR		6-1	185	*Jr.
or	7 	JAD DEAN		5-11	200	So.
P	30	COLE CHASON		6-0	165	*So.
	39	Chris Wiksell		6-2	175	*Gr.
KO	7 	Jad Dean		5-11	200	So.
LS	54	Geoff Rigsby		6-2	210	*Sr.
HO	30	Cole Chason		6-0	165	*So.
PR	9	Justin Miller		5-11	200	Jr.
	2	Chansi Stuckey		6-0	190	*So.
KOR	1	Airese Currie		5-11	185	Sr.
	9	Justin Miller		5-11	200	Jr.
	12	C.J. Gaddis		6-0	205	*Fr.
	
Wake Forest Offense	
QB	17	CORY RANDOLPH**		6-1	194	R-Jr.
	8	Ben Mauk		6-1	205	R-Fr.
	11	Ben Rieling		6-3	173	So.
FB	49	Damon McWhite*		6-2	253	R-So.
	41	Chris Owen		6-2	215	R-Jr.
RB	28	CHRIS BARCLAY**		5-10	173	Jr.
	24	Cornelius Birgs**	5-10	214	R-Jr.
WR	80	JASON ANDERSON***	6-3	195	R-Sr.
	83	Nate Morton		6-4	196	R-So.
WR	82	WILLIE IDLETTE*		5-11	175	R-So.
	14	Kevin Marion		5-9	159	R-Fr.
TE	84	Zac Selmon		6-5	234	R-Fr.
	87	R.D. Montgomery***	6-6	233	R-Sr.
LT	75	STEVE VALLOS*		6-3	297	R-So.
	72	Wesley Bryant*		6-4	293	R-Jr.
LG	61	Arby Jones*		6-4	255	R-So.
	70	Joe Salsich***		6-4	281	R-Sr.
C	76	BLAKE LINGRUEN***	6-4	298	R-Sr.
	74	Steve Justice		6-4	280	R-Fr.
RG	62	Brodie Overstreet	6-7	310	R-Fr.
	66	Greg Adkins**		6-3	290	R-Jr.
RT	79	Matt Brim		6-6	305	R-Fr.
	78	Louis Frazier		6-4	298	R-Fr.

Wake Forest Defense
LE	48	Bryan Andrews*		6-6	252	R-So.
	98	Jeremy Thompson		6-5	230	Fr.
DT	85	JEROME NICHOLS***	6-2	273	R-Sr.
	95	Zach Stukes		6-4	279	R-Fr.
DT	57	GORYAL SCALES**		6-0	283	R-Jr.
	90	Jamil Smith*		6-3	281	R-So.
RE	55	JYLES TUCKER*		6-4	250	So.
	42	Matt Robinson		6-2	226	R-Fr.
SAM 	2	CARON BRACY***		6-0	226	R-Sr.
	46	James Adams*		6-3	223	R-So.
MIKE 	51	Pierre Easley*		6-0	246	R-So.
	40	Jonathan Abbate		6-0	247	R-Fr.
WILL 	45	BRAD WHITE**		6-2	232	R-Sr.
	44	Jason Pratt**		6-3	226	R-Jr.
CB	9	ERIC KING***		5-10	185	Sr.
	23	Johnny Edwards		5-10	183	R-Fr.
FS	22	Josh Gattis*		6-2	196	R-So.
	27	WARREN BRAXTON**	6-0	208	R-Sr.
SS	30	Patrick Ghee*		6-2	204	R-So.
	6	Dominic Anderson*	6-0	206	R-Jr.
CB	3	MARCUS McGRUDER*** 	5-9	188	R-Sr.
	7	Riley Swanson*		6-0	178	R-So.
	
Wake Forest Specialists	
KR	82	WILLIE IDLETTE		5-11	175	R-So.
	14	Kevin Marion		5-9	159	R-Fr.
PR	82	WILLIE IDLETTE		5-11	175	R-So.
	9	Eric King		5-10	185	Sr.
PK	37	MATT WISNOSKY		6-2	273	R-Sr.
P	81	RYAN PLACKEMEIER	6-4	35	Jr.
SN	39	Nick Jarvis		6-3	240	Fr.
H	94	Steve Hale		6-0	204	Jr.

* - denotes letters earned Returning starters in ALL CAPS

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