SI: Which are the real Tigers?

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Clemson: Which are the real Tigers? Schizophrenic Clemson achieved its first ACC title in 20 years last season, but not without two lopsided late-season losses (NC State and South Carolina) and a historic Orange Bowl blowout (70-33 to West Virginia). Coach Dabo Swinney will look to rekindle the good vibes of last fall's 8-0 start, and the return of quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS So. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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, superstar receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Fr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 200
Fort Myers, FL

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and counterpart DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
So. Wide Receiver
#6 6-1, 200
Central, SC

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and running back Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
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#23 5-10, 190
Moncks Corner, SC

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will certainly go a long way. But Clemson will spend the spring looking to identify three new starters on both the offensive and defensive lines, without which all that skill talent will be for naught. One notable development: The coaches moved potential starting defensive tackle Tyler ShatleyTyler Shatley
RS So. Defensive Tackle
#43 6-3, 295
Icard, NC

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to offense, indicating there may be more need on that side of the ball.

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