Four Current Tigers Earn Degrees
Brandon Streeter, the only Clemson quarterback in history to throw for 300 yards in a bowl game, received his masters degree.
Clemson, SC-Four members of the current Clemson football team earned
academic degrees on Thursday. That brings the total number of
players on the active roster for the Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl
with undergraduate degrees to 11, a record amount for one Clemson
team in a bowl game.
On Thursday, wide receiver Jackie Robinson, offensive lineman
Micah Lewis, offensive lineman Nate Gillespie and quarterback Matt
Schell all received their undergraduate degrees from Clemson
University. Robinson and Gillespie both are eligible to return for
next season. All four went through the Thursday morning ceremony
and missed Clemson's practice.
Seven members of the 2001 Clemson team already had their
degrees prior to the beginning of the season. Those include
quarterback Woodrow Dantzler, wide receiver Matt Bailey, center Kyle
Young, offensive guards T.J. Watkins and Will Merritt, defensive back
Charles Hafley and defensive tackle Nick Eason. All seven of those
players are slated to start for the Tigers against Louisiana Tech in
the Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl on December 31st. Eason still has
another year of eligibility.
One former Tiger earned a master's degree on Thursday.
Brandon Streeter, the only Clemson quarterback in history to throw
for 300 yards in a bowl game, received his masters degree from
Clemson on Thursday. Streeter played for the Tigers from 1996-99.
He was the starting signal caller on Tommy Bowden's first Clemson