Two Tigers listed as breakout stars for 2014 NFL season


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

Former Clemson players Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
Running Back (2008 - 2012)
#23 5-10, 195
Moncks Corner, SC

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and Byron MaxwellByron Maxwell
Defensive Back (2006 - 2010)
#36 6-1, 205
North Charleston, SC

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were included in USA Today's Breakout stars for the 2014 NFL season. It only included five NFL breakout players and two were from Clemson.

Here is an excerpt discussing Ellington and his possible bigger workload for the Cardinals.

With ample opportunity and improved blocking, Ellington has a chance to develop into a true feature back.

The article also had some complimentary things to say about Maxwell.

While Sherman and safeties Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor will demand most of the attention, Maxwell’s name will be mentioned far more often this season as an integral part of the best unit in professional football.


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