Nine Tigers to play in Football All-Star Games


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Pos: RB   Height: 5-9   Weight: 195   Hometown: Moncks Corner, SC (Berkeley HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2012

CLEMSON, SC - Nine seniors on the 2012 Clemson football team will play in college football postseason all-star games beginning Saturday, January 19. The Tigers' 2012 senior class included just 11 scholarship players, and nine of those 11 are in all-star games, the most in Clemson history. In addition, all nine players have already earned their college degrees.

Four Clemson players will play in the inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic, to be held Saturday, January 19 at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, AL. Jaron BrownJaron Brown
Gr. Wide Receiver
#18 6-2, 205
Cheraw, SC

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, Brandon FordBrandon Ford
Gr. Tight End
#80 6-4, 240
Wando, SC

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and Jonathan MeeksJonathan Meeks
Sr. Safety
#5 6-1, 210
Rock Hill, SC

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are on the Stars team roster, while Spencer BentonSpencer Benton
RS Sr. Punter / Kicker
#13 6-1, 195
Myrtle Beach, SC

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will play for the Stripes team at the game, which will kick off at 2:00 PM CT and will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

Two Tigers, Xavier BrewerXavier Brewer
Gr. Defensive Back
#9 5-11, 190
Jacksonville, FL

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and Rashard HallRashard Hall
Gr. Safety
#31 6-2, 210
St. Augustine, FL

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, will play defense for the East team in the 88th Annual East-West Shrine Game, also to be held on Saturday, January 19. The Shrine Game will kick off at 4:00 PM ET at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL and will be televised on the NFL Network.

Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
RS Sr. Running Back
#23 5-10, 195
Moncks Corner, SC

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, Dalton FreemanDalton Freeman
Gr. Center
#55 6-5, 265
Pelion, SC

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and Malliciah GoodmanMalliciah Goodman
Sr. Defensive End
#97 6-4, 270
Florence, SC

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will represent Clemson in the 2013 Senior Bowl, which will be played on Saturday, January 26 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL. The Senior Bowl will kick off at 3:00 PM CT and will be televised on the NFL Network.

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