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C.J. Spiller ranked #1 ACC RB in BCS Era

by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Wednesday, February 12, 2014 10:40 AM
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Pos: RB   Height: 5-11   Weight: 195   Hometown: Lake Butler, FL (Union County HS)  
Years Played: 2006 - 2009
Athlon Sports ranked the top ACC running backs in the BCS Era and had several Clemson players on the list.

C.J. SpillerC.J. Spiller
Pro Running Back
#28 5-11, 195
Lake Butler, FL

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was ranked top overall in the BCS Era, James DavisJames Davis
Running Back
# 6-0, 205
Atlanta, GA

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was ranked #7th overall, Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
Running Back (2008 - 2012)
#23 5-10, 195
Moncks Corner, SC

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was ranked #14th overall, and Travis Zachery was ranked #16th on the list.

Versatility and explosiveness are the words that come to mind when describing Spiller. With elite burst and big-play ability, Clemson used Spiller in every aspect of the game to great success. He is No. 2 in ACC history in yards from scrimmage and total touchdowns and is the NCAA’s all-time leader with seven kickoff return touchdowns. His 2,680 all-purpose yards in 2009 are a single-season ACC record and his 7,588 all-purpose yards are the all-time career record in the ACC by almost 2,000 yards (Leon Johnson, 5,828). No ACC player has scored in more games (34) than Spiller did while at Clemson.


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