Clemson DTs Pinckney, Williams out for spring with injuries
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson will be without defensive tackles Nyles Pinckney and Jordan Williams for spring practice due to injuries.
Pinckney had surgery on his pectoral muscle since Clemson's national championship victory last month. Williams hurt his leg while playing intramural basketball and will need a screw put in, coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday.
GLIDE — A six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter was nothing to the Glide Wildcats on Tuesday as they rallied to defeat La Pine, 37-32, in the Mountain Valley Conference girls basketball game.
Trailing 29-23 entering the final period, Glide (10-10, 2-5) outscored the Hawks 14-3 to secure the victory on senior night.
New York Giants reinstate cornerback Janoris Jenkins
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have reinstated cornerback Janoris Jenkins from suspension.
The Giants announced the move Tuesday, one of several the team made after its 51-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams highlighted several roster moves.
Jenkins was suspended indefinitely last week for missing a workout on Monday and not informing coach Ben McAdoo that he would be absent.
Giants sign DE Jordan Williams off their practice squad
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed defensive end Jordan Williams off their practice squad.
Williams fills the vacancy created Tuesday when cornerback Janoris Jenkins was suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules. He did not show up for practice on Monday after a bye week.
Coach Ben McAdoo said he did not hear from Jenkins until Tuesday morning. McAdoo had said Monday it was an excused absence.
Southern slams winless Jackson State 35-17
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Austin Howard threw for 180 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as Southern kept Jackson State winless with a 35-17 victory on Saturday night in a game that was delayed more than an hour due to lightning.
Herbert Edwards rushed for 160 yards and a score. The Jaguars (4-3, 1-3 SWAC) had possession for over 35 minutes and outgained Jackson State 379-254.
CLEMSON—Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell will join four of his teammates this weekend as they return to their home state of Virginia to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies.
While each one of the other Tigers — including Connor Sekas, Chad Smith, K’Von Wallace and Jordan Williams — all turned their backs on their in-state schools to head south to Clemson, it was Ferrell whose decision drew the ire of the Hokies more than the others.