The ACC announced Thursday early football game times and television networks. Clemson will host Ball St. on Sept. 8 at 12:30 on the ACC Network. The next week the Tigers will host Furman at 3 p.m. on the Raycom Sports Network.
Mike Bellamy, the second leading rusher on Clemson's 2011 ACC Championship team, will not return to Clemson for the 2012 season. The freshman from Nocatee, FL has been ruled academically ineligible for the fall semester and plans to enter a junior college this summer.
Clemson will kick off the 2012 season against Auburn in Atlanta at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Those details set for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Tuesday.
Top-ranked Florida State pounded out 16 hits en route to a 9-5 win over Clemson in front of 4,965 fans in the second game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Monday night. The Seminoles, who clinched the ACC Atlantic Division title win the victory, improved to 41-11 overall and 22-5 in the ACC. The Tigers, who won the series 2-1, fell to 31-21 overall and 16-11 in ACC play.
Clemson scored nine combined runs in the first four innings and held on for a 9-7 victory over #1 Florida State in the first game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Monday afternoon. The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 31-20 overall and 16-10 in the ACC. The Seminoles fell to 40-11 overall and 21-5 in ACC play. Clemson's 31st win of the year also assured the Tigers of a final winning record for the 48th consecutive season and a final non-losing record for the 55th straight year.
Former Clemson and Spring Valley standout Jonathan Byrd shot a final round of even par to finish the Players Championship six under par. That earned him a tie for 12th and almost $200,000 in prize money. Matt Kuchar won the Players by two shots finishing 13 under.
Both Carolina and Clemson were rained out Sunday. USC will not make up its series finale against Georgia. Clemson will try to make up Sunday's rain out with a doubleheader against #1 Florida St Monday. The first game will start at 1 p.m. on ESPNU. Game two is set for 6 p.m. on ESPNU.
Three Tiger home runs helped Clemson overcome an early 2-0 deficit to come back to beat #1-ranked Florida St. 7-2 in the ACC series opener at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Saturday night.
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Clemson vs. Florida State baseball game scheduled for Sunday at 6:30 PM is now scheduled for a 1:00 PM start on Sunday. The two teams are still scheduled to conclude the series on Monday at 6:00 PM on ESPNU.
Tampa Bay defensive end Da'Quan Bowers has torn his right Achilles tendon during an offseason workout and will undergo surgery. The second-year pro out of Clemson was a second-round pick in the 2011 draft. He started six of his 16 games as a rookie, finishing with 25 tackles.
he Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN have extended their television deal through the 2026-27 season. The ACC and the network announced the extension Wednesday. A person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press that it's worth $3.6 billion over the 15 years. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because financial terms weren't released when the two sides announced the deal.
Clemson scored the final seven runs, capped by Richie Shaffer's walkoff homer in the 10th inning, in its 9-8 victory over Tennessee Tech at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. The Tigers improved to 29-20, while the Golden Eagles dropped to 19-28.
College of Charleston took advantage of three Tiger errors to score two unearned runs, which proved to be the difference in the Cougars' 4-2 victory over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Monday afternoon. The Cougars improved to 32-15 on the season and won their first contest against the Tigers in 24 all-time meetings. The Tigers, who won the series 2-1, fell to 28-20.
23-year-old Rickie Fowler won his first PGA Tour event with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff against Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points. All three men finished 72 holes at the Wells Fargo Championship 14 under par.
Behind 13 hits and 7.0 scoreless innings pitched from starter Kevin Pohle, Clemson defeated College of Charleston 12-3 in front of 4,382 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday night. The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 28-19, while the Cougars dropped to 31-15. Clemson also upped its all-time record against College of Charleston to 23-0.
The website HeismanPundit.com listed USC's Marcus Lattimore and Clemson's Tajh Boyd and Sammie Watkins among its 18 preseason favorites to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy.
James Johnson was introduced Tuesday as Virginia Tech's men's basketball coach. He replaces Seth Greenberg, the man he worked for as an assistant the past five seasons.
Virginia Tech has chosen James Johnson to replace Seth Greenberg as its men's basketball coach. A person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Monday that Johnson will replace Greenberg after serving as his assistant for five years. Johnson left Virginia Tech on April 19 to take a similar job at Clemson.
With the NFL Draft over, the night after the final round is over, and the following Sunday is the day players who were not drafted get a chance to sign a rookie free agent deal with NFL teams.
Junior catcher Spencer Kieboom went 5-for-5 to lead Clemson’s 18-hit attack in the Tigers’ 11-8 win over Georgia Tech in front of 3,626 fans at Russ Chandler Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Clemson made Jack Leggett’s 1,900th career game as a head coach a memorable one, as the Tigers pounded out 17 hits en route to a 13-7 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday.
For the first time since 1969, a football player from Presbyterian College has been drafted into the National Football League. Justin Bethel was selected in the 6th round (177th overall) by the Arizona Cardinals.
Alshon Jeffery was selected in the second round (45th overall) of the NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Friday night. The former Gamecock wide-out leaves USC as the school's all-time leader in receiving yards (3,042).
Rich Witten's two-run double in the eighth inning broke a 7-7 tie and Coastal Carolina used its 15 hits to defeat Clemson 10-7 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night. The Chanticleers improved to 27-13, while the Tigers dropped to 24-18. Clemson also fell to 5-1 in Tuesday games in 2012.
Former Clemson standout Brian Dawkins, who is calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL, dropped by Broncos headquarters Tuesday to say his goodbyes and thank management for allowing him to play three seasons in Denver after his bitter divorce from the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.