Kelvin Grant Out for the Year
CLEMSON -- Clemson officials have confirmed that junior wide receiver Kelvin Grant will miss the rest of the year with a torn ACL injury. Grant suffered the injury while making a cut with no contact at practice on Wednesday.
In five games this season, all in a reserve role, Grant has 10 catches for 84 yards and no touchdowns. He has returned one kickoff for 29 yards.
"Kelvin had been doing well, especially the last few weeks,"
said Clemson Head Coach Tommy Bowden. "This is a big loss to our
offense. He really had doing well on the field and in the classroom." Bowden indicated that red-shirt freshman Andrew Diomande would move into the second team wide receiver position vacated by Grant's injury.
Grant started five games last year and played in 10 overall
when he had 23 receptions for 274 yards. He has 45 career
receptions in 26 career games for 437 yards and one touchdown.
Grant red-shirted the 2002 season at Clemson, so he has one more year of eligibility.
"This is difficult to deal with, but I have a good support
system to help me through this," said Grant. "This is a setback and
hurdle to overcome. But, I will work hard to get back on the field next season."
Current Clemson WR Depth Chart
WR 18 CURTIS BAHAM 6-1 190 *Sr.
80 Aaron Kelly 6-5 180 *Fr.
5 Rendrick Taylor 6-1 225 Fr.
WR 2 CHANSI STUCKEY 6-0 185 *Jr.
26 La’Donte Harris 5-11 185 So.
13 Tyler Grisham 5-10 180 Fr.