David Smith to have surgery, out for Auburn


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CLEMSON, SC - Clemson starting left guard David Smith David Smith

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#73 6-5, 315

Greenville, SC

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Smith, a graduate student from Greenville, SC, had started the first two games and has 16 starts over his career. Mason CloyMason Cloy

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#62 6-3, 295

Columbia, SC

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Ironically, Smith was injured in the closing moments of last year's game at Auburn when he suffered a high ankle sprain and missed the next two games.

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