Clemson releases preseason depth chart


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After a tough competition this spring, Kelly Bryant takes the starting role at QB into fall camp.
After a tough competition this spring, Kelly Bryant takes the starting role at QB into fall camp.

Clemson released its 2018 preseason depth chart on Wednesday (see below).

The Tigers will begin fall camp on August 3.

Notes on Clemson Depth Chart

•Clemson has 61 returning lettermen, most in school history.

•The Tigers have 17 returning starters including the punter and placekicker positions. The only teams in Clemson history that have had more are the 1977, 1981 and 1988 Clemson teams that had 18.

•Fourteen of the players listed on the depth chart already have their undergrad degrees from Clemson. There are 20 seniors or graduate students listed.

•Clemson has three returning defensive linemen who have been named already been named a first-team All-American earlier in their career by one of the five major All-American services (AP, AFCA, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Football Writers). Those players are Christian Wilkins (two time All-American), Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant. Dexter Lawrence has been a second-team selection previously.

•Clemson’s returning defensive line is the first in NCAA history to have four returning players who have been a first or second-team All-American previously.

•Clemson’s four returning starters in the defensive line have combined for 47 sacks, 89.5 tackles for loss, and 533 tackles.

•Forty-four players on Clemson’s roster have experience playing in at least one College Football Playoff game. Seniors Christian Wilkins, Hunter Renfrow and Mitch Hyatt have each played on offensive or defensive snaps in five CFP games.

•Clemson has eight returning letterman wide receivers.

•Clemson’s starting offensive line on the depth chart has played a combined 149 games with 76 starts.

•Clemson’s returning starting defensive line has played in 136 games with 96 combined starts.

•The players listed on the depth chart as starters or co-starters are from 10 different states. The state distribution: South Carolina 6, Georgia 5, North Carolina 5, Florida 2, Tennessee 2, Virginia 2, Maryland 1, Louisiana 1, Massachusetts 1, Kansas 1.

•Twelve returning Clemson players listed on the depth chart have made an All-ACC team previously. That includes six players (Mitch Hyatt, Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins, Dexter Lawrence and Greg Huegel), who have been named an All-American. This is the first time Clemson has had six returning players on its roster who have earned All-America honors.


Tags: Hunter Renfrow, Mitch Hyatt, Austin Bryant, Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins, Greg Huegel, Dexter Lawrence
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spacer *sees KB as #1 QB*
A912®
spacer HaHa ... a lot of "co-starters" at multiple positions ...
clemchem®
spacer not going to be a fun season
tgrfan42069
spacer Yep, it was terrible watching this team get smashed last year by all those teams.***
soywaker®
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Agnes
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Tiger Michael
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
ZeeGantt®
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
CmoneyTiger
spacer "He" beat Auburn, LOL.
ClemsonPoker489®
spacer Re: "He" beat Auburn, LOL.
CmoneyTiger
spacer The defense.
ClemsonPoker489®
spacer Re: The defense.
CmoneyTiger
spacer One team had a better OL and DL. It was Clemson.
ClemsonPoker489®
spacer Re: One team had a better OL and DL. It was Clemson.
CmoneyTiger
spacer Re: "He" beat Auburn, LOL.
CmoneyTiger
spacer ... and "He" didn't lose to Bama all by himself
apextiger®
spacer Re: ... and "He" didn't lose to Bama all by himself
Tigerman1978
spacer "Well in hand" is probably an exaggeration, but
apextiger®
spacer Re: "Well in hand" is probably an exaggeration, but
Tigerman1978
spacer We can play any QB on the team and smash the coots,
Tiger5
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Clemalum07®
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Tiger Michael
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
robbensdale®
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Jhop83®
spacer Re: not going to be a fun season
Clemalum07®
spacer You know you can always pull for that dumpster fire in Columbia...***
GSCtiger
spacer You know you can always pull for that dumpster fire in Columbia...***
GSCtiger
spacer Re: Feaster #3 RB?
TS_Tiger®
spacer Feaster and Choice have an 'or' between them, so both #2***
EducationOnYourOwnTime®
spacer Re: well, hopefully
TS_Tiger®
spacer Re: Feaster #3 RB?
Tiger Michael
spacer It just might be that Choice is getting back to the
Knuck®
spacer Re: It just might be that Choice is getting back to the
CmoneyTiger
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Tigerdug23®
spacer sucks they have to rely on noodle arm to get them the ball
tgrfan42069
spacer as a fan and an adult, why the insults to a player
Knuck®
spacer Sounds like a coot.***
Tiger5
spacer KB>Jane Bentley.....***
GSCtiger
spacer Re: QB depth chart...........
Ridgeland Booster®
spacer Couldn't we at least get a Kelly Bryant OR Trevor Lawrence?!!
81TigerS16
spacer yes, that's where they supposedly practiced all Spring so
Orange®
spacer Re: Couldn't we at least get a Kelly Bryant OR Trevor Lawrence?!!
SouthernTiger09
spacer Re: Couldn't we at least get a Kelly Bryant OR Trevor Lawrence?!!
CmoneyTiger
spacer Youngsters high on depth chart above some veterans
EducationOnYourOwnTime®
spacer Re: Youngsters high on depth chart above some veterans
lextiger551
spacer Re: Youngsters high on depth chart above some veterans
stnycufan
spacer Re: Youngsters high on depth chart above some veterans
Tall_Tiger_Two
spacer seniority at its finest
tgrfan42069
spacer Who's we?...***
GSCtiger
spacer Re: seniority at its finest
masked tiger®
spacer I know right
CU_Kobe_24®
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kerigantoo®
spacer yup also saw no matter how much work he put in
tgrfan42069
spacer Is it fun to pretend you know more than the coaches?
tiger_thom®
spacer Re: yup also saw no matter how much work he put in
jch81
spacer Re: yup also saw no matter how much work he put in
CmoneyTiger
spacer was clearly better than Bryant
EducationOnYourOwnTime®
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lextiger551
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kerigantoo®
spacer Do you really think it would be an “or” and HJ left
Tiger5
spacer Our best LB not listed as a starter?
gtriple®
spacer Re: Our best LB not listed as a starter?
cbrumme®
spacer Joseph best LB by far.***
josephg®
spacer Kendall Joseph is definitely listed as a starter...***
EducationOnYourOwnTime®
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Beer4Tigers
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ramrod
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CmoneyTiger
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chickeneater95
spacer bc Albert Huggins might be the best DT on the team
El Tigre 1
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Clemson mountaineers
spacer Time is going by too fast. It feels like just yesterday these guys were incoming Freshmen***
Hi Cotton Tiger®
spacer Our depth at both safety spots is a concern
twentytwofifteen
spacer Goodrich comes in the summer and will probably start at SS***
MoneyMike23®
spacer Re: Goodrich comes in the summer and will probably start at SS***
CmoneyTiger
spacer Re: Goodrich comes in the summer and will probably start at SS***
Fatboinda804
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CUYankee
spacer Skalski is just really good
Stuppyhead
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Tigerman1978
spacer It always confuses me to see people bash KB for the bama
The hillbilly beater®
spacer a-ha! you answered your own question
El Tigre 1
spacer Deshaun also had Williams and Legget to throw to
Stuppyhead
spacer Any QB we played that game would have looked horrible***
EducationOnYourOwnTime®
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Phibber32
spacer If you're the longsnapper, you don't want to hear your name.
ClemsonPoker489®
spacer Would we actually play Batson at QB if the other 3 go down?
Stuppyhead
spacer Batson was a HS QB as well
Knuck®
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DirtyTiger2000
spacer Well Eliot did say the most talented wouldn't start.
feraltyger
spacer Re: Well Eliot did say the most talented wouldn't start.
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