PHOTO: Kalon Davis shows off his custom Beard Gang t-shirt
Clemson offensive lineman Kalon DavisKalon Davis
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View Full Profile came to the media interviews on Monday with his custom Beard Gang shirt. Davis said the shirts make the Beard Gang "legit" now.
Center Ryan NortonRyan Norton
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View Full Profile told TigerNet in fall camp that the Beard Gang started out as a joke, but now it’s a way for the players along the offensive line to develop an identity and chemistry.
"I think we were all just joking around,” Norton said. “Me, Eric Mac LainEric Mac Lain
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View Full Profile, Kalon Davis and Tyrone CrowderTyrone Crowder
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View Full Profile were all growing beards and Spencer RegionSpencer Region
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View Full Profile. So Mac would get us all to take a picture and then he'd post it on twitter with #BeardGang.
"Then we had guys on the team asking us, ‘How can I get in on that? And we said well you have to grow a beard. Then you got guys like Maverick MorrisMaverick Morris
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View Full Profile who can't grow a beard, so we have a pretty good time with that. It's kind of a way for us to poke fun at each other. It gives us something in common.”