CBS Sports' Winners and Losers on Saturday
From CBS Sports:
WINNER: Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Fr. Wide Receiver
#7 6-1, 200
Fort Myers, FL
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Best freshman in the game? Best freshman in the game.
With 345 all-purpose yards, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins broke C.J. SpillerC.J. Spiller
Pro Running Back
#28 5-11, 195
Lake Butler, FL
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LOSER: Clemson's not-so-kind reputation
Until proven otherwise, the Tigers' comeback has silenced Clemson's "what them pull a Clemson" critics. The Tigers have started plenty of seasons with a talented roster that wows fans and experts alike, only to fall to an opponent they should defeat. Saturday night in College Park was the perfect opportunity to "pull a Clemson." But thanks to outstanding play of Boyd, Ellington, Watkins, and enough plays by the Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
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