Spiller Third Most Explosive Player in College Football for 2009
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