Clemson receiver out for Pittsburgh game with COVID
|Friday, October 22, 2021, 8:46 AM- -|
Another man down for the Tigers.
Clemson junior receiver Joseph Ngata has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be out for Saturday's road matchup with Pittsburgh, TigerNet has confirmed.
This is a tough blow for Clemson as Ngata was coming on strong of late including an impressive 19-yard touchdown catch against Syracuse.
Best wishes to Ngata on a full and quick recovery.
For the season, Ngata has 18 receptions for 352 yards and a touchdown.
Entering the 2021 season, he had 24 catches for 323 yards and three receiving touchdowns in 22 games (three starts).
In high school, he was ranked as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and the 21st overall recruit.
With Ngata out Saturday, here’s Clemson’s WR production vs FBS in 2021:— ????????? (@ADavidHaleJoint) October 22, 2021
Justyn Ross - 29 catches, 282 yards, 3 TD, 6.13 yd/target
All other WRs - 24 catches, 204 yards, 0 TD, 4.43 yd/target (and that includes EJ Williams & Frank Ladson, who are also dealing w/injuries)