Merling Named ACC Defensive Lineman of Week


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DEFENSIVE LINEMAN-Phillip Merling, Clemson, Defensive End, 6-5, 280, Jr., St. Matthews, S.C.

In Saturday evening's game against Boston College, Merling registered six tackles, including two sacks for 22 yards. He also was credited with three quarterback pressures on the night, and drew two holding calls against the BC offensive line. In 67 defensive snaps, Merling graded at 88 percent as the Clemson defense held the Eagles to just 60 yards rushing.

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