Spiller Third Most Explosive Player in College Football for 2009


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Clemson, SC—Clemson running back C.J. Spiller is ranked as the third most explosive player in college football for the 2009 season according to Rivals.com. Spiller, a senior from Lake Butler, FL, is listed behind just Jahvid Best of California and Dez Bryant, a wide receiver from Oklahoma State.

Spiller was a first-team All-ACC player as a specialist last year when he led the ACC in all-purpose running with 1770 yards. He has a Clemson record 4908 all-purpose yards and needs just 921 to become the ACC’s career leader.

Spiller holds 10 Clemson records, including the most touchdown plays in a career of 50 yards or more with 12 and has six career touchdown plays of at least 80 yards, also a Clemson record. He has 30 career touchdowns, fifth in school history.


Most 2009 Explosive Players in College Football by Rivals.com

 Rk   Player             School               Pos
 1.   Jahvid Best        California           RB
 2.   Dez Bryant         Oklahoma State       WR
 3.   C.J. Spiller       Clemson              RB
 4.   Mardy Gilyard      Cincinnati           WR
 5.   Noel Devine        West Virginia        RB
 6.   Jonathan Dwyer     Georgia Tech         RB
 7.   Desmond Briscoe    Kansas               WR
 8.   T.Y. Hilton        Florida Internation  WR
 9.   Jermaine Gresham   Oklahoma             TE
 10.  Dexter McCluster   Mississippi          RB

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