Six Tigers make SI All-American team
|Friday, August 16, 2019, 1:37 PM-|
Clemson led the nation in first and second-team selections for Sports Illustrated's All-American teams on Friday.
After a breakout sophomore campaign, Isaiah Simmons picked up a first-team preseason pick as well, coming off of leading Clemson with 97 stops (9.5 for loss) with seven pass breakups.
Clemson and Alabama tied for the most first-team selections nationally.
Two Tigers made the second-team offense as well in junior target Tee Higgins and offensive lineman John Simpson. Sophomore defensive end Xavier Thomas rounds out the Clemson selections as a second-teamer after totaling 10.5 tackles for loss in just 304 snaps.