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Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Clemson offense, QB Uiagalelei struggling to 'live up to the standard'

CLEMSON -- In only three games, Clemson quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei has gone from Heisman Trophy contender to the target of harsh criticism. Uiagalelei took over this season for beloved No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Trevor Lawrence and was compared favorably to him as the next great one. But the sophomore has been pedestrian at best and the offense as a whole has struggled.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Clemson loses senior running back Lyn-J Dixon to transfer portal

Clemson running back Lyn-J Dixon has entered the transfer portal. Despite being a senior and the Tigers’ most experienced back entering this season, Dixon had received limited playing time through Clemson’s first three games and totaled 10 carries for 48 yards. Freshman Will Shipley and sophomore Kobe Pace have received...

No. 9 Clemson’s offensive attack struggles to find end zone

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 9 Clemson can’t find the end zone, something that had come so easily for the Tigers the past few seasons. Clemson (2-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) was among top five in points scored from 2018-20, averaging almost 44 points a game. That’s not been the case this season. The Tigers have managed only 17 points combined in their two contests against Power Five conference teams, including a 14-8 win over Georgia Tech last Saturday where they were favored by four touchdowns.

Clemson football: Kirk Herbstreit addresses Tigers' early season struggles

Clemson narrowly defeated Georgia Tech this weekend at home, winning by a score of 14-8. The Tigers gained just 284 yards of total offense in the win. College football expert Kirk Herbstreit addressed Clemson’s early-season struggles during Monday’s edition of The ESPN College Football Podcast. "I think there's a little...

Clemson Tigers Players of the Week: Georgia Tech

In a dream-world scenario, the Clemson Tigers sit at 3-0. They’re defense is one of the best in college football (which pertains true in the real world too) and their offense is on par compared to last year with a Heisman contender at the helm of operations. The run game, while not as effective, still holds up towards the top with its fair share of contributors.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Clemson defensive standout Tyler Davis needs surgery, will miss at least two months

Clemson starting defensive tackle Tyler Davis will have surgery this week on a torn bicep tendon and is expected to miss at least two months. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney broke the news Monday night on his weekly call-in show. Davis suffered the injury Saturday in the 14-8 victory against Georgia Tech at Memorial Stadium.
Rock Hill Herald

Clemson is winning. Why it’s just not enough for an offense that’s used to much more

Offensive lineman Matt Bockhorst was fiery on the sideline Saturday during No. 9 Clemson’s game against Georgia Tech. Two days later, that fire hadn’t been put out. Bockhorst was direct and spoke with authority. His right knee never stopped bouncing as he talked about the Tigers’ Week 3 contest and his responsibility as a leader on the team. Where some are the silent type, Bockhorst doesn’t mind getting emotional and holding his teammates accountable when needed.