Practice Insider: Defense responds, Swinney updates injuries

Practice Insider: Defense responds, Swinney updates injuries

The defense responded in a positive way in Monday’s practice, Mark Fields is making big strides and the Tigers are getting injured players back on the field. Welcome to Monday in Jervey Meadows.

Swinney says QB separation will

Swinney says QB separation will "probably take place in the games"

Head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media after Monday’s practice on Jervey Meadows, and reiterated what we’ve thought all along – he anticipates the quarterback battle lasting into the season. He even threw out the possibility that wide receiver Hunter Renfrow might play under center or in the shotgun.

Scott: 'Franchise' players line Clemson's freshman group

Scott: 'Franchise' players line Clemson's freshman group

Clemson offensive coordinator Jeff Scott compares his standout freshmen to a class that left the school with a national title. Scott talks first-year standouts and how Clemson has hit on such talented prospects.

Clemson QBs have coaches smiling in close camp battle

Clemson QBs have coaches smiling in close camp battle

Competition is bringing out the best in a trio of quarterbacks battling for the top spot. Clemson co-offensive coordinator talks depth chart decisions to come and where the offense stands going in.

Venables sees scrimmage struggles as exception for defense in camp
Venables sees scrimmage struggles as exception for defense in camp
A tough first scrimmage for the Clemson defense was an outlier for the defense's fall camp, says Tigers defensive coordinator Brent Venables. He talks camp and scrimmage standouts, as well as linebacker depth chart. Contains Video

Justyn Ross drawing comparisons to three former Clemson receivers
Justyn Ross drawing comparisons to three former Clemson receivers
Justyn Ross is making a name for himself early in fall camp. The freshman wide receiver out of fall camp drew rave reviews after Saturday’s stadium, prompting one former player to text me say, “Ross is a full-grown man.”

Scrimmage recap: QB competition heating up, receivers impressive
Scrimmage recap: QB competition heating up, receivers impressive
The early part of fall camp is usually the time for the defense to lead the way, but it was the offense that set the tone early Saturday with a 70-yard touchdown drive. Head coach Dabo Swinney told the media that he was particularly impressed with the wide receivers.

8/11Scrimmage Insider: Dixon, Ross, and the offense dominate first scrimmage
8/11Dual-threat: Amari Rodgers poised for impact in offense, return game
8/10Veteran kicker leading ‘intense’ battle into Saturday scrimmage
8/10Bigger and better Tee Higgins will give defenses nightmares this season
8/9Venables not buying Sports Illustrated or his defense's greatness
8/9Camp Insider: Swinney likes "freaky" Xavier Thomas
8/8Swinney has a deeper respect for Brett Favre's arm after playing catch
8/8Brett Favre, Xavier Thomas body slam of a running back highlight Paw Drill
8/8We Too Deep: Ferrell says young defensive linemen have the right stuff
8/8Powers Ranger says SI cover is fun, but now it's time to handle business
8/7Dexter Lawrence admits he played at less than 50 percent last season
8/7Kelly Bryant: Not worried about Lawrence, just focused on Kelly, Kelly, Kelly
8/7Swinney says QB battle is breeding a sense of urgency on every play in practice
8/6Swinney says the freshmen have "got some bite" on the practice field
8/6Lyn-J Dixon impressing early in camp
8/6Goal for 2018: Find a way to get Etienne and Feaster the ball more than in 2017
8/5Old Man Hunter Renfrow breaks down the QB competition
8/5Swinney responds to Dave Doeren's facilities remark: "Buildings don't win"
8/4Swinney: "I am still an interim coach that has to prove I can lead this program"
8/4Clemson and LSU to face off for Death Valley bragging rights? It could happen
8/3Friday Night Practice News and Notes: Huggins impressed with Xavier Thomas
8/3Fall Camp Insider: QB battle begins, freshmen impress
8/3Braden Galloway looks to make a splash as August camp starts
8/2Travis Etienne atop the depth chart heading into August camp
8/2Venables takes leap of faith after midnight phone call with Swinney
8/1Mike Reed: Clemson's corners a mix of talent, experience and youth
8/1Football Dad: Venables' daughter wants to play linebacker for the Seahawks
7/31Lemanski Hall says Clelin Ferrell is what a great football player looks like

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