Elliott says Clemson will have RB by committee this season


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Elliott says Clemson will have RB by committee this season

Clemson running backs coach Tony Elliott told me this morning that senior Rod McDowell is the starter heading into the season, but that college football has moved away from one main back and cited Alabama using both Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon last season. As a result, he sees Clemson using more of a running back by committee this season.

He said he loves the physicality that freshmen Wayne GallmanWayne Gallman
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and Tyshon DyeTyshon Dye
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bring. Called Gallman a "headhunter" because he spent so much time on defense at Grayson.

Note - Tyshon Dye is now at 215 pounds.

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spacer Football Update: Elliott says Clemson will have RB by committee this season
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spacer Re: Football Update: Elliott says Clemson will have RB by committee this season
TigerFanClint
spacer I bet Dye will be the starter by midseason
jch81
spacer That'll depend on how well he picks up blitz packages***
Drobins
spacer Apparently his offense in hs was very similar to Clemson's
jch81
spacer I don't know about that... they passed to him a lot... but
TigerGrad11
spacer Re: Apparently his offense in hs was very similar to Clemson's
hamlettiger
spacer Re: Apparently his offense in hs was very similar to Clemson's
apextiger®
spacer Looks more like GT's O than ours...***
CM Shack
spacer Re: Apparently his offense in hs was very similar to Clemson's
allorangeallthetime52®
spacer We All Will Get A Heavy Dose Of The Future.
Xander5000
spacer Re: We All Will Get A Heavy Dose Of The Future.
MyfavOrange®
spacer Re: We All Will Get A Heavy Dose Of The Future.
hamlettiger
spacer Read closely next time
BornATiger13
spacer Re: Read closely next time
hamlettiger
spacer But are you a "Special Victim?"***
BornATiger13
spacer He's at 215 lbs. Guarantee he will get huge chunks
Tiger Woods
spacer Re: Re: Football Update: Elliott says Clemson will have RB by committee this season
94TigerRG
spacer Hopefully he runs like JD, not like Jamie Harper
BornATiger13
spacer Harper would have been amazing in a Morris offense.***
ATLOrange®
spacer In terms of pass-catching, I agree
BornATiger13
spacer Morris would have put him in motion more and gotten him into
CM Shack
spacer Re: Hopefully he runs like JD, not like Jamie Harper
ebush75
spacer RB by commitee...Does this surprise anyone, really
Prime T. Tiger
spacer Would love to see Dye
Pawzski
spacer Re: Would love to see Dye
allorangeallthetime52®
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