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T.J. Sapp to Transfer from Clemson

Clemson Athletic Communications - Monday, December 3, 2012 6:52 PM
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Pos: G   Height: 6-3   Weight: 195   Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL (Northeast HS)  
Years Played: 2011 - 2012
CLEMSON, SC – Clemson sophomore T.J. SappT.J. Sapp
So. Guard
#1 6-3, 195
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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has decided to transfer from Clemson, Head Coach Brad Brownell announced Monday. Sapp will no longer compete for the Tigers, but will complete the fall semester academically at Clemson before returning home to Fort Lauderdale, FL after final exams.

“T.J. is a fine young man who has had some positive moments in his time at Clemson,” Brownell said. “He is well-liked by our coaching staff and players, and will certainly be missed. I respect his decision and appreciate his efforts during his time here. We wish him the best in his search for a basketball program that better meets his needs.”

The 6-foot-3 Sapp appeared in 37 games in two seasons at Clemson, with 16 starts. He played 588 minutes and scored 132 points. He had a career-high 13 on two occasions as a freshman, first in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Iowa, and then in a home win over East Tennessee State. He averaged 3.6 points per game this season in 15.1 minutes per contest.

“I formed a brotherhood with my teammates, so this was a tough decision for me,” Sapp said. “I love and appreciate everything about Clemson. Coach Brownell is a tremendous guy, and I appreciate everything he’s taught me. He definitely made me a better player, and I can honestly say I am stronger and wiser due to my experiences at Clemson. I’ll never forget all of the coaches who taught me so much during my time here.”
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Basketball Player Update: T.J. Sapp to Transfer from Clemson
Crump®
Re: Basketball Player Update: T.J. Sapp to Transfer from Clemson
hardhitter73
very strange to see a starter transfer/quit
scooter
Re: very strange to see a starter transfer/quit
viztiz®
It has nothing to do with that..
TigerTown®
Re: It has nothing to do with that..
viztiz®
Not really....
RevDodd®
Re: Not really....
viztiz®
He's simply not going to play a lot here
striperfan
He started but only played 7 minutes yesterday. He was
TigersAndCubs
Brownell just said on his radio show that
scooter
Re: He started but only played 7 minutes yesterday. He was
Ft.Lauderdale Tiger
that starting spot does not mean much right now
Shevlin77
exactly
CU_Kobe_24®
He's not a starter...***
EducationOnYourOwnTime
Adonis Filer is why, he has came in and benn a stud***
Bryanttiger®
Not to mention Coleman back and Rooks added next year***
striperfan
Sapp
Prime T. Tiger
hate to say it, but I saw this coming.
Tigers2007®
I can't wait...
Prime T. Tiger
can't really blame the guy
OrangeNPurpleTiger
Good Player, Nice Guy....
OhWiseOne®
Re: I bet SC would like to have him. They don't have one.***
peanut
I'm guessing he goes home to Florida
striperfan
He got yanked pretty quickly....
tiger B
Re: Harrison may not be back next year.***
peanut
Re: Harrison may not be back next year.***
apextiger®
Re: Harrison may not be back next year.***
David78®
It is, he was planning on being gone right now***
PenthouseTiger
Re: It is, he was planning on being gone right now***
apextiger®
Re: He got yanked pretty quickly....yep noticed that
74TIGER
Very nice young man. Wish him the best***
RoperMtn®
Good guy, good player
PenthouseTiger
Re: Basketball Player Update: T.J. Sapp to Transfer from Clemson
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