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2016 Schedule
14-1, 1st in ACC - Atlantic
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18hAdam Rittenberg

College football future QB power rankings

It's nearly impossible to win a national championship with questions at quarterback. Which programs have the best QB situation for the immediate future? The answer might surprise you.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's another wrinkle to Rex Ryan wearing a Chargers jersey at the Daytona 500 today: his son, Seth, just took a season-long coaching internship with Chargers coach Anthony Lynn. He'll work on both sides of the ball. Seth Ryan served as Clemson's holder last season.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

5-star DB Patrick Surtain Jr. will be releasing a top 10 soon but says that LSU, FSU, Florida, Alabama, Clemson, Miami and Ohio State will be on that list. Surrain is out today with a hamstring injury.

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

2019 LB Anthony Solomon out of St Thomas Aquinas, FL. Said Michigan is his leader at this time with Clemson & Ohio State also in the mix. Plans to return to Michigan for their Spring game & also hopes to get to Clemson & Ohio State in March.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

Alabama ESPN 300 ATH commit Xavier Williams sporting Alabama gloves. The 18th-ranked player in the country said he'll visit Alabama for junior day as well as Clemson at some point this spring.

Todd McShay @McShay13

Just finished 6-gm study of Deshaun Watson. Completed 79% w/in 25 yards beyond line of scrimmage. Impressive! But only 29% beyond 25 yards

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What's the biggest spring storyline for each top 25 team?

Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.

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5dDavid M. Hale

ACC schedule review: Clemson Tigers

The defending national champions lose Deshaun Watson and a host of other talented players, but the Tigers don't rebuild. They reload.


Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPNJr300 No. 1 Prospect Xavier Thomas (IMG) with a rep in 1-on-1's. The explosive DE won the DL MVP at the Nike Opening Orlando Regional

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPNJr300 No. 1 prospect DE Xavier Thomas (IMG) - Clemson & South Carolina still the focus & will hit both soon w/ IMG teammates as well as few other schools

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson DT Scott Pagano will transfer for his final year. Pagano has been a regular contributor the past two seasons and would've likely been the top backup on the Tigers' interior line in 2017. "We all wanted him to stay, but he said he had accomplished everything he wanted to do at Clemson," Dabo Swinney said. "He came here to graduate and win a national championship and he achieved both within the last two months."

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11dKC Joyner

Was 2016 the best Clemson team of all time?

Led by Deshaun Watson, the Tigers proved they were the best team in college football in 2016. But how do they stack up against Clemson's 1981 national championship squad?

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12dDavid M. Hale

ACC position rankings: Special teams

With spring ball not far off, we continue our check-in on the ACC's top units with a look at special teams, where Virginia Tech leads a solid pack.

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12dAdam Rittenberg

The biggest QB battles in college football

Quarterback competitions are a rite of spring, and some of the nation's top programs are searching for starters. Here's an early look at the best battles and who could be starting in the fall.

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12dAdam Rittenberg

Finding college football's next Tom Herman

Although it's difficult to duplicate the meteoric rise of Texas' Tom Herman, some young coaches across college football are poised to be big players in the next coaching carousel.

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14dAndrea Adelson

ACC position rankings: Defensive line

Clemson could have the nation's best defensive line, and despite losing DeMarcus Walker the line at Florida State isn't too far behind.

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