McNeal out for 2012 Season


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Clemson, SC—Clemson reserve quarterback Tony McNealTony McNeal
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#12 6-0, 195
Chester, SC

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suffered a torn ACL on the last offensive play of the Orange & White Spring Football game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. McNeal will miss the 2012 season as he recovers from the injury. He will have surgery on the knee in the near future.


McNeal red-shirted the 2011 season at Clemson. The native of Chester, SC was competing to be a reserve behind first-team All-ACC signal caller Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
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#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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. He completed 4-9 passes for 49 yards in the spring game before the injury.


Two other Clemson players had surgery on Monday. Freshman Jay GuillermoJay Guillermo
Fr. Offensive Line
# 6-3, 285
Maryville, TN

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, an offensive lineman from Maryville, TN, had surgery on a shoulder, while red-shirt freshman quarterback Morgan RobertsMorgan Roberts
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#16 6-2, 200
Charlotte, NC

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had surgery on an ankle. Neither surgery was the result of a serious injury and both should be ready to resume workouts this spring and summer.


Roberts had a strong performance in the spring game as he completed 14-23 passes for 149 yards and a touchdown and he added six rushes for 35 yards.

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spacer Front Page Story: McNeal out for 2012 Season
B-Meist®
spacer Dang...What a Bummer
pwr333
spacer does this mean kelly wont be able to rs?
johnccalhoun®
spacer great question.
clemsonphi
spacer No, still have Boyd, Stoudt, and Roberts***
tigeringvegas
spacer disagree. If he is second best, he will not RS
clemsonphi
spacer He asked if Chad wouldn't be able to redshirt b/c of McNeal
tigeringvegas
spacer Re: disagree. If he is second best, he will not RS
tiger67
spacer Re: disagree. If he is second best, he will not RS
CUAllTheWay®
spacer He will not red shirt? So you know Boyd will get injured?***
Bryanttiger®
spacer absolutely not. Boyd is the starter. But you must have an
clemsonphi
spacer Re: does this mean kelly wont be able to rs?
Sludgemuffin
spacer There is 3 other qbs, he will redshirt***
Bryanttiger®
spacer Re: does this mean kelly wont be able to rs?
Dugatiger®
spacer Re: Front Page Story: McNeal out for 2012 Season
74TIGER
spacer I may be
Tiger6060
spacer we may not be able to RS Kelly due to recruiting promises
fowlerj43
spacer Dont see where it matters one way or the other. Watson is
ClemsonJDMJr
spacer By the time Watson gets here he could be.....
jch81
spacer Feel bad for him - last play!
cu1981fans
spacer Re: Feel bad for him - last play!
Lonnie Utah
spacer ***And this was a non-contact injury -> NM***
Lonnie Utah
spacer I hate it for him...
baseball fan
spacer Re: I hate it for him...
ikemoney
spacer Prayers are with you, Tony, for a speedy recovery - both
cutgrfan®
spacer Man, that's a crappy story. I feel bad for the guy.***
Completely Solid Orange®
spacer This is why we should not
Pawprinter
spacer Re: This is why we should not
Lonnie Utah
spacer What are the chances he gets a Med redshirt extra year
FLTiger87
spacer Re: What are the chances he gets a Med redshirt extra year
Nosmelc_Sregit
spacer Re: What are the chances he gets a Med redshirt extra year
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