Currie, Hill to Have Active Saturday
Currie is fifth in Clemson history in career yards per reception.
Clemson, SC--Airese Currie and Tye Hill will have a busy day on
Saturday, April 5. Both Clemson football players also will run in
the Clemson Invitational track meet at the Rock Norman Track the same
day. Both have been two sport athletes at Clemson the last two years.
Currie will run the anchor leg on Clemson's 4X100 meter relay
team in an event that starts at 1:30 PM, the same time the Clemson
Spring Game is scheduled to kick off. At the conclusion of the relay
event, Currie will go to the locker room in the Jervey Athletic
Center and change into his football uniform. He will then go to Riggs
Field, where he should be in action by the second quarter of the
At the conclusion of the football game, Currie will go back
to the Jervey Athletic Center, change back into his track uniform
and compete in the 200 meters, which is scheduled to run at 4:20 PM. Hill will start his day in a football uniform, playing in the spring
game from the start as a starting cornerback, then leave with Currie
immediately after the football game and also compete in the 200
Currie was an All-American in outdoor track on Clemson's
4X100 meter relay team that finished second in the nation last year
at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. He was All-ACC in the 60 meters
during this past indoor season. Hill also competed for the Clemson
indoor track team this past winter and had the second best time in
the 60 meters (6.77) over the course of the season.
On the gridiron, Currie is fifth in Clemson history in career
yards per reception. He had 16 catches last year for 282 yards
and three touchdowns. For his career he has 34 catches for 602 and
four scores. Hill was Clemson's third leading rusher last year as
a red-shirt freshman with 225 yards on just 42 attempts, a 5.4
average. He led the team in yards per rush.