Clemson listed as a CFB Playoff Sleeper team


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Will 2014 be a special year for the Tigers?

National Football Post released its College Football Playoff sleepers for 2014 and it had Clemson on the list with six other teams.

Other schools that were deemed sleeper-worthy were Wisconsin, Georgia, Kansas State, Iowa, Notre Dame, and LSU.

Replacing quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
Quarterback (2009 - 2013)
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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as well as receivers Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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and Martavis BryantMartavis Bryant
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#1 6-5, 200
Calhoun Falls, SC

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won't be easy, but this is still a Chad Morris offense. And rising senior Cole StoudtCole Stoudt
Sr. Quarterback
#18 6-4, 205
Dublin, OH

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is more than capable of running the show. Most intriguing about the Tigers is the fact that the defense could actually overshadow the offense in 2014. End Vic BeasleyVic Beasley
RS Sr. Defensive End
#3 6-3, 225
Adairsville, GA

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and linebacker Stephone AnthonyStephone Anthony
Sr. Linebacker
#42 6-2, 235
Polkton, NC

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are the standouts of the unit. The schedule isn't easy, but games at Georgia and Florida State as well as the home contest against South Carolina won't leave any doubt about strength of schedule. Depending on how things play out, a one-loss ACC champ could find itself in the playoff mix.

Video courtesy: James Devine

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