ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers


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According to Andrea Adelson of ESPN, Clemson's strongest position on the roster is QB with Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS Sr. Quarterback
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Hampton, VA

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, Chad Kelly, and Cole Stoudt.

In her opinion, the weakest position on the team is the secondary.

Defensive coordinator Brent Venables has talked repeatedly about the state of his secondary. Clemson does return some experienced players, but the Tigers need to find some playmakers at the cornerback position. Depth also remains a concern, as the Tigers are going to have to rely on some true freshmen to contribute immediately. Having said that, safety Travis BlanksTravis Blanks
So. Defensive Back
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Tallahassee, FL

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is a star in the making. He will start at safety this year and has the potential to be one of the better players at that position in the league. Others with experience include Bashaud BreelandBashaud Breeland
RS Jr. Cornerback
#17 6-0, 195
Allendale, SC

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, Garry PetersGarry Peters
RS Jr. Defensive Back
#26 6-0, 195
Conyers, GA

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, Darius RobinsonDarius Robinson
Cornerback
#21 5-10, 175
College Park, GA

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, Martin JenkinsMartin Jenkins
Cornerback
#14 5-10, 180
Roswell, GA

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and Robert SmithRobert Smith
Jr. Safety
#27 5-11, 210
St. George, SC

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. Jenkins, Robinson and Breeland couldn't stay healthy a year ago; Peters has spent time in coach Dabo Swinney's doghouse. Hopes are high that highly heralded recruit MacKensie AlexanderMacKensie Alexander
Fr. Defensive Back
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Immokalee, FL

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can be one of the young contributors.

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Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
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Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
FORESTTIGER
Very well said
homeslice1479®
Re: Very well said
FORESTTIGER
OK, if you were picking our weakness what would it be?
TigersAndCubs
Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
74TIGER
Uh...I think that's basically what she said.***
bowlhunter®
No depth at safety except true freshmen which is scary.***
josephg®
Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
oldschtiger70®
Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
Tiggernator
dude our secondary got burned all season***
tgrfan42069
Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
PenthouseTiger
Exactly***
TigersAndCubs
The biggest area of concern
FORESTTIGER
Re: The biggest area of concern
allorangeallthetime52®
Re: The biggest area of concern
oldschtiger70®
I'm thinking TE may be a problem
camcgee®
Don't foresee TE being a problem at all
BornATiger13
but Leggett's a freshman, McCullough hasn't done anything...
camcgee®
So freshman can't contribute?
BornATiger13
it's an unknown commodity
camcgee®
recent production from the position tells me it (t/ e posi-
sgt tiger®
Re: but Leggett's a freshman, McCullough hasn't done anything...
Litefoot®
You don't have to have a TE on the field though
PenthouseTiger
TE has been a big part of our offense, though***
camcgee®
Re: TE has been a big part of our offense, though***
deleted
It wasn't at Tulsa for Morris
Kaplony
Re: TE has been a big part of our offense, though***
Litefoot®
finally, somebody actually does some research on us
camcgee®
A playmaker at safety and better production from the DL
TigersAndCubs
Re: finally, somebody actually does some research on us
Bulldogpaw
Re: Football Update: ESPN: Weak and strong: Clemson Tigers
Tieye
Re: The biggest area of concern
smkintigr
Agreed with KO/PR coverages being the main question mark.
CUAllTheWay®
Re: Agreed with KO/PR coverages being the main question mark.
oldschtiger70®
Re: it's an unknown commodity
smkintigr
Re: it's an unknown commodity
oldschtiger70®
Just put someone big, fast, and physical on Jay Rome.
ArmyRanger28®
At years end ....
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