Playing time breakdown: Rotation tight for Tiger offense against Georgia
|Monday, September 6, 2021, 1:01 PM- -|
Clemson's rotation was tight on the offensive side of the ball in the 10-3 loss to No. 5 Georgia on Saturday.
The Tiger offense played only one off the bench on the offensive line and tight end and 18 players total.
The running back rotation shows Lyn-J Dixon's absence in the first half for a team rules suspension and then 18 snaps on the other side of the break. He saw a lone carry for 10 yards, however, leading Clemson in rushing.
Of note defensively, Myles Murphy (35) and Xavier Thomas (31) paced the snaps at DE with Justin Foster (23) and Justin Mascoll (20) next.
The top-2 behind Bryan Bresee on the interior were Ruke Orhorhoro (48) and Tré Williams (28).
The LB starters basically played the whole game with James Skalski (62), Trenton Simpson (52) and Baylon Spector (51).
The rotation was heaviest in the secondary the most interesting development being freshman Andrew Mukuba going 59 plays (eight tackles/PBU) over the veteran Lannden Zanders (5 snaps).
Clemson snaps breakdown: Georgia
(Players' snaps assigned positionally by place on the depth chart below; the initial participation report is provided by Clemson and represents all non-special teams snaps; season totals in parentheses; this breakdown notes all depth chart contributors and select scholarship players)
Did not play: OL Mason Trotter, S Nolan Turner, QB Taisun Phommachanh, CB Fred Davis, DT Tyler Davis, DT DeMonte Capehart, RB Michel Dukes, QB Hunter Helms, OL Trent Howard, OL Tayquon Johnson, TE Jaelyn Lay, OL Mitchell Mayes, TE Luke Price, OL Hunter Rayburn, DT Etinosa Reuben, WR Brannon Spector, OL Bryn Tucker, LB Jake Venables, DE Greg Williams, OL John Williams, OG Dietrick Pennington, OL Tristan Leigh, WR Dacari Collins, WR Troy Stellato, WR Beaux Collins, DE Cade Denhoff, RB Phil Mafah, TE Jake Briningstool, DE Zaire Patterson, C Ryan Linthicum.
True freshman participation* (tracking for 4-game redshirt rule): S Andrew Mukuba (1), OG Marcus Tate (1), DEF Barrett Carter (1), RB Will Shipley (1), QB/WR/PR Will Taylor (1), LB Jeremiah Trotter Jr. (1), DT Payton Page (1), CB Nate Wiggins (1), OG Dietrick Pennington (0), OL Tristan Leigh (0), WR Dacari Collins (0), WR Troy Stellato (0), WR Beaux Collins (0), DE Cade Denhoff (0), RB Phil Mafah (0), TE Jake Briningstool (0), DE Zaire Patterson (0), C Ryan Linthicum (0).