Scrimmage Notes: Watson, Cooper injured

by - 2014-04-07 18:22:30.0
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Pos: QB   Height: 6-2   Weight: 218   Hometown: Gainesville, GA (Gainesville HS)  
Years Played: 2014 - 2016

- True freshman quarterback Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
Fr. Quarterback
#4 6-3, 190
Gainesville, GA

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was injured in the scrimmage on Monday. It appeared to be his wrist but the extent of the injury is not known at this time.

UPDATE: Chad Morris said he thinks it is just stinger and he will be fine. Morris said since they are allowing the quarterbacks to get hit, all the quarterbacks need to learn to get down in the open field.

UPDATE 2: Clemson released a statement saying Watson suffered a slight crack in a collarbone near the end of the scrimmage and will miss the spring game.

- TE Sam CooperSam Cooper
RS Sr. Tight End
#86 6-5, 250
Brentwood, TN

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injured his shoulder. The injury appearsto be the same injury former kicker Spencer Benton had which was a broken shoulder blade that caused him to miss six to eight weeks during the season a few years ago. He will be out the rest of spring.

- OL Eric Mac LainEric Mac Lain
RS Jr. Offensive Line
#78 6-3, 260
Hope Mills, NC

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may require surgery to relieve his turf toe.

- Dabo Swinney said that he was impressed by RB Wayne Gallman and DB Cordrea Tankersley in the scrimmage.

- Swinney feels like linebacker Stephone Anthony had a great year last year but is going to take his game to another level this year.

- Swinney said that "we don't have a better football player than Robert Smith."

- Swinney said that safety Jadar Johnson has had a great spring and is currently ahead of Jayron Kearse.

- T.J. Green is playing behind Robert Smith at safety and Swinney calls him one of the best athletes on the team.

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