The Numbers Don't Lie: Stats tell part of the story of Clemson's season

The Numbers Don't Lie: Stats tell part of the story of Clemson's season

Clemson will start practice for the Cotton Bowl later this week and we move on to the College Football Playoff portion of the season. With the regular season and ACC Championship in the proverbial rearview mirror, there are several stats and notes I find interesting, and many of them tell the story of the season.

Notre Dame corner: Cotton Bowl is old-school powerhouse vs. new-school powerhouse

Notre Dame corner: Cotton Bowl is old-school powerhouse vs. new-school powerhouse

Notre Dame junior corner Julian Love has put together a stellar season in South Bend. What does he say about the matchup with Clemson? Who did he want to play in the Playoff? Photo by Kirby Lee / USATODAY

ESPN's Davis and Herbstreit say Irish have to attack Clemson secondary
ESPN's Davis and Herbstreit say Irish have to attack Clemson secondary
Make Trevor Lawrence uncomfortable and challenge Clemson’s secondary. According to ESPN’s Rece Davis and Kirk Herbstreit, those are the keys for a Notre Dame upset of Clemson when the teams face off in Arlington later this month.

Trevor Lawrence and Ian Book: Talented youngsters lead teams to undefeated records
Trevor Lawrence and Ian Book: Talented youngsters lead teams to undefeated records
Two undefeated teams, two teams that made quarterback changes after the start of the season, replacing experienced starters with talented youngsters. Welcome to Clemson vs. Notre Dame.

Christian Wilkins' message to the world: Always be yourself and who you were meant to be
Christian Wilkins' message to the world: Always be yourself and who you were meant to be
Always be yourself and who you were meant to be. Wise words from Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, who was awarded the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday.

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Clemson FOOTBALL

COMMITS (24)
NamePOSHt/WtHometownTigerNet Rank
Kane Patterson PhotoKane PattersonLB6-1/225Nashville, TN4 Star
Vonta Bentley PhotoVonta BentleyLB6-0/218Birmingham, AL4 Star
Jalyn Phillips PhotoJalyn PhillipsS6-0/198Lawrenceville, GA3 Star
Hunter Rayburn PhotoHunter RayburnOL6-4/320Pensacola, FL3 Star
Tayquon Johnson PhotoTayquon JohnsonDT6-2/295Williamsport, MD3 Star
Chez Mellusi PhotoChez MellusiRB6-1/205Naples, FL4 Star
Taisun Phommachanh PhotoTaisun PhommachanhQB6-3/194Bridgeport, CT4 Star
Bryton Constantin PhotoBryton ConstantinLB6-2/207Baton Rouge, LA4 Star
Frank Ladson PhotoFrank LadsonWR6-4/186Miami, FL4 Star
Jaelyn Lay PhotoJaelyn LayTE6-6/220Riverdale, GA4 Star
Joe Ngata PhotoJoe NgataWR6-3/210Folsom, CA4 Star
Sheridan Jones PhotoSheridan JonesDB6-1/175Norfolk, VA4 Star
Joseph Charleston PhotoJoseph CharlestonS6-2/190Alpharetta, GA4 Star
Andrew Booth PhotoAndrew BoothDB6-1/188Lawrenceville, GA4 Star
Ray Thornton PhotoRay ThorntonS6-2/198Phenix City, AL3 Star
Greg Williams PhotoGreg WilliamsLB6-3/235Swansea, SC3 Star
Logan Cash PhotoLogan CashDE6-3/252Winder, GA3 Star
Lannden Zanders PhotoLannden ZandersS6-1/189Shelby, NC3 Star
Etinosa Reuben PhotoEtinosa ReubenDE6-3/275Riverside, MO3 Star
Ruke Orhorhoro PhotoRuke OrhorhoroDE6-4/271River Rouge, MI3 Star
Keith Maguire PhotoKeith MaguireLB6-1/210Malvern, PA3 Star
Brannon Spector PhotoBrannon SpectorWR6-1/185Calhoun, GA3 Star
Davis Allen PhotoDavis AllenTE6-5/220Calhoun, GA3 Star
Aidan Swanson PhotoAidan SwansonP6-3/165Bradenton, FL--

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