COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The brother of Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.
There are stars to be found in the final rounds of the NFL draft. They're just not easy to spot.
Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott and Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins both were taken in the fourth round and went on to become Pro Bowl passers.
A look at Atlantic Coast Conference players this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall:
BOSTON COLLEGE: TE George Takacs is a transfer from Notre Dame who started five games last season, serving largely as a blocker.
The Atlantic Coast Conference changed significantly last season with Pitt winning the league title, Wake Forest taking the Atlantic Division and conference powerhouse Clemson largely out of the mix by mid-October.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Change can bring chaos. It can also bring excitement. And new Clemson offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter believes it's a hungry, energized team that has embraced the Tigers' new leaders.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Chez Mellusi says he has reached out to former Clemson teammate and current Green Bay Packers wide receiver Amari Rodgers for advice on recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney won't let all the questions about changes on the Tigers ruin his excitement to get back on the field.
“This team has a great vibe to it already,” Swinney said as Clemson continued spring drills Friday.
ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting and paralyzing someone who was trying to break up a fight between people watching a football game, a prosecutor said.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Injured Clemson starting offensive lineman Hunter Rayburn is moving to the Tigers coaching staff.
Rayburn will become a student coach on Dabo Swinney's staff this upcming season because of neck problems, school spokesman Ross Taylor said Thursday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson offensive lineman Thomas Austin has joined the Tigers as an assistant coach.
Austin will coach the offensive line, replacing Robbie Caldwell, who has moved to an off-the-field position.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Onetime Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is returning to the Tigers, becoming coach Dabo Swinney's first player taken from the NCAA transfer portal.
Johnson had been with Northwestern the past four seasons.
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner Jim Phillips took the strongest public stance yet against expanding the College Football Playoff by the 2024 season, saying a new postseason format should not be a priority with so much uncertainty throughout college sports.
Georgia and Alabama have used the transfer portal to supplement their annual bounties of top recruits.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson defensive end Nick Eason was hired as the Tigers defensive tackles coach.
Eason received a three-year contract at $750,000 a year. The deal was approved Friday by a panel of the school's Board of Trustees.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer anticipated getting a bucket of mayonnaise dumped over his head would be awful.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney became the sixth-fastest coach in college football history to reach 150 victories. He gave the credit to his players following the No. 19 Tigers’ 20-13 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night in the Cheez-It Bowl.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — D.J. Uiagalelei threw for 187 yards, Mario Goodrich scored on an 18-yard interception return and No. 19 Clemson beat Iowa State 20-13 on Wednesday night in the Cheez-It Bowl for coach Dabo Swinney’s 150th victory.
Alamo Bowl: No. 14 Oklahoma (10-2) vs. No. 15 Oregon (10-3), Dec. 29, 9:15 Eastern ( ESPN).
Line: Oklahoma by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When Iowa State and Clemson meet in Wednesday’s Cheez-It Bowl, it’ll be out with the old for the Cyclones and in with the new for Tigers.
Iowa State, a disappointing 7-5 after starting the season ranked No.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cheez-It Bowl: Iowa State (7-5) against No. 19 Clemson (9-3), Dec. 29, 5:45 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
Line: Iowa State by 1, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson promoted Graham Neff to athletic director on Thursday, elevating an assistant in the department who is well-liked by the program's coaches.
Neff takes over for Dan Radakovich, who left Clemson after nine years to become athletic director at Miami.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney kept getting calls and texts from friends and colleagues asking how he was doing the past two weeks.
Swinney and his championship football program underwent a shakeup unlike anything he had faced in 13-plus seasons as Tigers coach.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said his phone blew up with calls and text messages from interested, high-profile candidates for the Tigers' open coordinator jobs.
Swinney wasn't swayed by the onslaught, sticking to his plan and promoting assistants to replace Brent Venables on defense and Tony Elliott on offense.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's new coach achieved the first big victory of his tenure on Monday when quarterback Brennan Armstrong said he's given no thought to transferring.
Coach Tony Elliott met with the Cavaliers for the first time on Sunday night, and Armstrong — who threw for 4,444 yards in 11 games this season for an average of 404 per game, which ranks second nationally — said Monday after Elliott's introductory news conference that he's staying put.
Virginia didn't have to extend its search for a new football coach beyond the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Cavaliers announced Friday they had tabbed longtime Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott to fill their vacancy.
Miami completed a busy week of transition Thursday, announcing the hiring of Dan Radakovich as athletic director.
Radakovich comes from Clemson, where he spent the last nine years overseeing the Tigers' rise to football superpower under coach Dabo Swinney.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brent Venables already has received two Oklahoma welcomes fit for a king.
Hundreds of Sooners fans who watched coach Lincoln Riley leave for Southern California last week flocked to Norman’s airport on Sunday night to cheer the arrival of Venables, Riley's replacement.
Oklahoma hired Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables as its head coach to replace Lincoln Riley on Sunday night, bringing back a former Sooners assistant with a long track record of success.
No. 19 Clemson (9-3, ACC) vs Iowa State (7-5, Big 12), Dec. 29, 5:45 p.m. ET
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Erick Hallett II saw the receiver running to his side and knew the ball was coming his way.
He cut in front to snag a jumping interception and began sprinting for the end zone with the ball clutched in his right hand — then extended the ball as he crossed the goal line for the touchdown that transformed No.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting receiver Frank Ladson Jr. and backup quarterback Taisun Phommachanh are leaving the program.
Team spokesman Ross Taylor said Friday the pair have entered the NCAA transfer portal.
No. 17 Pittsburgh (10-2, 7-1 ACC, No. 17 CFP) vs No. 18 Wake Forest (10-2, 7-1, No. 18), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (ABC), at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.
Line: Pitt by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two surprising programs with high-powered offenses will square off Saturday night when No. 17 Pittsburgh meets 18th-ranked Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
LSU flew newly hired coach Brian Kelly on a private jet to Baton Rouge, where he was greeted Tuesday by fans, dignitaries and the Golden Band from Tigerland after agreeing to a 10-year contract worth $95 million plus incentives.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson finished an unusual season in a very familiar way with a dominating win over rival South Carolina.
Will Shipley ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Clemson's defense smothered the Gamecocks for its seventh-straight win in the Palmetto State rivalry 30-0 on Saturday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There’s no more need for Wake Forest to wonder about the possible championship scenarios.
And no more safety net.
Win, and the Demon Deacons will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game against Pittsburgh.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has had the same message driven home nearly each day since taking the job last December: Beat Clemson.
There is still so much to be decided heading into this week's Thanksgiving college football feast.
Let's sort it out, conference by conference.
Atlantic Coast Conference: No. 20 Pitt is locked into the conference championship game and will face No.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi still can't make up his mind.
Back in July, the longtime Pittsburgh coach thought the College Football Playoff should stand pat at four teams. Now, with the 20th-ranked Panthers assured of a spot in the ACC title game after wrapping up the Coastal Division title, he's not so sure.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson did what it had to do for a chance to extend its run of ACC Atlantic Division titles.
Now, it's out of the Tigers hands. They have to wait for this weekend's results to see what's next for them.
The superpowers asserted themselves over the upstarts Saturday.
In a season that has been dotted with upsets and surprises, the most talented teams are rising to the top.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — At last, Clemson looked like the powerhouse it was supposed to be this season.
Kobe Pace ran for a career-high 191 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers won their 13th straight over No.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 13 Wake Forest (9-1, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 10 CFP) at Clemson (7-3, 5-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Clemson by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 13 Wake Forest has a huge final step if it hopes to end Clemson's reign atop the Atlantic Coast Conference: end its 12-game losing streak to the Tigers.
The Demon Deacons (9-1, 6-0 ACC) can win the ACC Atlantic with a victory Saturday at Clemson.
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 12:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 13 Wake Forest at Clemson. The Demon Deacons (9-1, 6-0) took a big step toward winning the league’s Atlantic Division race by beating No.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said leading receiver Justyn Ross will have surgery to fix the stress fracture in his foot then get ready for the NFL draft.
Ross will miss Saturday's game against Wake Forest and the season-ending rivalry contest at South Carolina on Nov.
Someone is getting snubbed.
Virginia has Brennan Armstrong, who is third in the country with 3,557 passing yards. Pittsburgh has Kenny Pickett, who vaulted himself into the Heisman Trophy conversation with 32 touchdown passes this season.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson will be without leading receiver Justyn Ross for this week's game with No. 13 Wake Forest with a foot injury
Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said on Tuesday that Ross will need surgery on his foot.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's offense continued to look out of sorts as D.J. Uiagalelei completed 21 of 44 passes for 241 yards a touchdown and an interception in the Tigers 44-7 win over UConn on Saturday.