Playing time breakdown: Youthful Clemson roster gains experience on road
|Monday, September 14, 2020, 7:47 PM- -|
Underclassmen line the participation report for No. 1 Clemson's opener at Wake Forest Saturday.
The Tigers worked in 40 underclassmen for double-digit snaps in the 37-13 win with sophomore guard Will Putnam (65) and sophomore tackle Jordan McFadden (65) leading the way as starters, followed by sophomore safety Lannden Zanders (44), freshman cornerback Fred Davis (39), linebacker Mike Jones Jr. (38), sophomore defensive end KJ Henry (37), freshman defensive tackle Bryan Bresee (35), sophomore receiver Frank Ladson Jr (34), sophomore DE Justin Mascoll (34), sophomore cornerback Sheridan Jones (33) and sophomore tight end Davis Allen (31) all clearing 30 snaps as well.
In 29 snaps, freshman DE Myles Murphy managed to lead the Tiger defense in tackles (7), TFLs (3) and sacks (2).
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said they played 78 of the 80 who traveled for the game in total.
More data from the game:
Clemson snaps breakdown: Wake Forest
(Players' snaps assigned positionally by place on the depth chart below; the initial participation report is provided by Clemson and represents all non-special teams snaps; this breakdown notes all depth chart contributors and select scholarship players)
Offensive Line (13): Matt Bockhorst 65, Will Putnam 65, Cade Stewart 65, Jordan McFadden 65, Jackson Carman 57, Walker Parks 26, Tayquon Johnson 15, Mitchell Mayes 15, Paul Tchio 15, Blake Vinson 15, Trent Howard 3, Bryn Tucker 3, John Williams 3.
DB (CB/S/NB - 12): Lannden Zanders 44, Fred Davis 39, Nolan Turner 35, Sheridan Jones 33, LeAnthony Williams 30, Joseph Charleston 29, Andrew Booth 27, Tyler Venables 22, Malcolm Greene 19, Ray Thornton III 15, Jalyn Phillips 11, RJ Mickens 2.
Special teams-only*: LB Sergio Allen
Did not play: RB Lyn-J Dixon (Coaches said held out after camp injury but could've played).
On unavailable list for Wake Forest (no specified reasons for being out/80-player limit for travel roster): DB Michael Becker, TE Will Blackston, OL Will Boggs, OL Kaleb Boateng, DL Jack Brissey, DL DeMonte Capehart, PK Quinn Castner, LB David Cote, S Peter Cote, OL Mac Cranford, RB Michel Dukes, WR Hampton Earle, DT Nick Eddis, OL Jacob Edwards, DT James Edwards, OL Will Edwards, DE Justin Foster, LS Maddie Golden, CB Mario Goodrich, WR Hamp Greene, QB Hunter Helms, S Jake Herbstreit, WR Tye Herbstreit, WR Josh Jackson, CB Derion Kendrick, RB Ty Lucas, LB Matthew Maloney, RB Sylvester Mayers, S Bubba McAtee, CB Jack McCall, LB Matt McMahan, RB Chez Mellusi, TE Luke Price, DE Klayton Randolph, OL Hunter Rayburn, DT Etinosa Reuben, WR Justyn Ross, QB James Talton, DE Xavier Thomas and OL Mason Trotter.
% Injured in game.