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Clemson five-star running back Bowman puts name in transfer portal

CLEMSON (AP) - Clemson freshman running back Demarkcus Bowman has put his name in the transfer portal. Team spokesman Ross Taylor said Thursday that Bowman talked with Clemson coaches about his desire to transfer. Bowman is a 5-foot-10, …

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, center, said his team is healthy and was able to avoid any coronavirus scares during their bye week. The Tigers play host to Virginia on Saturday.

Swinney says top-ranked Tigers healthy, virus free after off week

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney acknowledges how edgy he gets waiting for COVID-19 test results to come back for the top-ranked Tigers. And maybe, he said Tuesday, he was even more anxious this week after giving players Friday and Saturday off for …

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said he is not in favor of altering uniforms with social justice messages, though he reiterated that he does support the social justice movement.

Clemson's Swinney not in favor of social justice messages on uniforms

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney does not support messages of social justice or other issues on player uniforms. Swinney said Tuesday his stance is solely because he's a college football traditionalist who values the historic look of jerseys, not …

Avoiding the coronavirus is the biggest concern for Clemson running back Travis Etienne, left, and the top-ranked Tigers during their bye week.

No. 1 Clemson, Swinney worried about COVID during bye week

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has few worries about his football team on the field. Off it? That's another story. Swinney is concerned that the top-ranked Tigers' bye week - especially with players getting Friday and Saturday off - could result in …

For the first time since the end of the 2011 season, Ohio State is not ranked in the AP Top 25, as the Buckeyes with quarterback Justin Fields (1) sidelined after the Big Ten elected not to play games this fall.

Ohio State top 25 streak ends, but not really

For the first time since the end of the 2011 season, Ohio State is not ranked in the AP Top 25. The Buckeyes' streak of 132 straight poll appearances is the second-longest active streak in the country, behind Alabama's 198. Of course, in this …

The Sumter volleyball team will face crosstown rival Lakewood on Monday.

Panthers' season opener against Las Vegas highlights 5 things to watch for this week

1. PANTHERS OPEN WITH RAIDERS The Carolina Panthers open their season at home - albeit in an empty Bank of America Stadium - on Sunday by playing host to the Las Vegas Raiders. While the Raiders are playing in a new city this year, having …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and the Tigers will begin another run at a national title with a matchup against Wake Forest on Saturday.

Lawrence, No. 1 Clemson begin another title chase with trip to Wake

Trevor Lawrence has only lost one game since taking over as Clemson's starting quarterback in 2018. But that one defeat was a big one - a lopsided 42-25 loss to Louisiana State in last year's College Football Playoff championship game - and …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and the Tigers are ready to make another run for a College Football Championship starting with their matchup with Wake Forest on Saturday.

Swinney: No. 1 Clemson ready to begin another title run

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is not sure he has ever been this eager to start a season for the top-ranked Tigers after months of uncertainty due to the global pandemic. "I've seen our culture win the day since March," Swinney said Tuesday. "This is …

Quarterback Trevor Laurence (16), running back Travis Etienne (9) and the rest of the top-ranked Clemson Tigers will have some new competition in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season with No. 10 Notre Dame joining the conference as a member due to COVID.

No. 10 Notre Dame joins ACC race to unseat No. 1 Clemson

The goal has long been simple for football independent Notre Dame: win big against a coast-to-coast schedule and earn a shot to play for a national championship without having to be tied to a league. Things have changed amid the coronavirus …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and the Tigers are once again the preseason favorites to win the Atlantic Coast Conference.

No. 1 Clemson picked to win sixth straight ACC title

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Top-ranked Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship for a sixth straight season. The league released voting results Friday from media members for predicted order of finish and …

Clemson won't have its Gathering At The Paw

One of Clemson's most visible postgame traditions at Death Valley will not take place this season under guidelines approved by the state for the school to have fans at its football games during the coronavirus pandemic. The school said it's …

Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) doesn't regret returning to the Tigers despite the complications the coronavirus has put on his senior season.

Etienne comfortable deciding to return to Clemson amid virus

Travis Etienne had several choices to weigh during the offseason - and his decisions always led him back to Clemson. Etienne, the two-time reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, chose to skip the NFL - he received a second-round …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawerence (16) is a preseason All-American this year, along with Tiger running back Travis Etienne.

Tigers' Lawrence, Etienne preseason All-Americans

Clemson will have a pair of preseason first-team All-Americans suiting up for it when the Tigers open their season on Sept. 12 in quarterback Trevor Lawrence and running back Travis Etienne. However, some of their first-team brethren will not be …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will lead a Tiger team that will enter the season as the preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25.

Tigers earns top spot in opening AP poll

Clemson is the preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what has already been taken by the pandemic from an uncertain college football season. Ohio State (1,504 points) …

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5-star QB Stockton commits to South Carolina

The University of South Carolina football team got a commitment from 5-star 2022 quarterback Gunner Stockton of Tiger, Ga., on Thursday. Stockton (6-feet-1-inch, 200 pounds) picked USC over Georgia. He also held offers from Oregon, Kentucky, …