Kelly Bryant #2 of the Clemson Tigers avoids the tackle attempt by Landis Durham #46 of the Texas A&M Aggies in the fourth quarter at Kyle Field on September 8, 2018 in College Station, Texas. (Robert H. Levey/Getty Images North America) BOCA RATON — The rumor mill involving Florida Atlantic and another high-profile transfer is swirling once again. Clemson senior quarterback Kelly Bryant announced earlier this week that he would use this year as a redshirt and transfer from the Tigers. Bryant, 22, started Clemson’s first four games as the Tigers used a two-quarterback system between him and true freshman Hunter Lawrence, who will start for Dabo Swinney going forward. “They asked me how I felt about it,” Bryant told The Greenville News. “I was like, ‘I’m not discrediting Trevor. He’s doing everything asked of him, but on my side of it, I feel like I haven’t done anything to not be the starter. I’ve been here. … [Read more...] about Should FAU pursue former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant as a grad transfer for 2019?
Associated Press Published 9:18 PM EDT Sep 26, 2018 Clemson senior quarterback Kelly Bryant feels he didn’t get a fair shot to keep his job and has decided to transfer after highly touted freshman Trevor Lawrence was named the starter for the third-ranked Tigers. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced Bryant’s intention to transfer Wednesday, two days after it was announced Lawrence would start against Syracuse. Bryant had started the past 18 games for the Tigers, going 16-2. He missed the past two days of practice after what Swinney said was an emotional conversation between the two on Monday. “It was a rough day,” Swinney said. Bryant’s demotion did not sit well with the graduate student, who led Clemson to a 12-2 mark last year, a third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference championship and College Football Playoff spot. “I’ve been here. I’ve waited my turn. I’ve done everything y’all have asked me to do, plus … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s college football: Clemson QB Bryant will transfer
By Matt Young Published 3:18 pm CDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 PHOTOS: A look at Deshaun Watson and Dabo Swinney together TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney congratulates Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) after he threw a pass for a touchdown in the 4th quarter of the 2017 College Football National Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide on January 9, 2017, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. Clemson defeated Alabama 35-31. (Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) less PHOTOS: A look at Deshaun Watson and Dabo Swinney together TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney congratulates Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) after he threw a pass for a ... more Photo: Icon Sportswire/Icon Sportswire Via Getty Images TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 hugs head coach Dabo … [Read more...] about Clemson’s Dabo Swinney sounds off on superintendent’s racist comments about Deshaun Watson
By PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer Updated 2:54 pm CDT, Friday, September 14, 2018 In this photo provided by Jordan Guthrie, wind and water from Hurricane Florence damages the highway leading off Harkers Island, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (Jordan Guthrie via AP) In this photo provided by Jordan Guthrie, wind and water from Hurricane Florence damages the highway leading off Harkers Island, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (Jordan Guthrie via AP) Photo: Jordan Guthrie, AP FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Dan Radakovich answers a question after being introduced as Clemson's new athletic director in Clemson, S.C. Second-ranked Clemson is the only major conference school in the Carolinas and Virginia largely that will play its scheduled football game this weekend as Hurricane Florence looms. Clemson officials say they are monitoring the storm’s path and believe there were be no issues … [Read more...] about Clemson to play this weekend with storm battering coastline
Associated Press Published 9:05 PM EDT Sep 13, 2018 Second-ranked Clemson is the only major conference school in the Carolinas and Virginia that will play its scheduled football game this weekend as Hurricane Florence looms. Several schools across the three states canceled, re-scheduled or relocated games ahead of the storm, citing safety concerns. Clemson officials say they are monitoring the storm’s path and believe there were no issues in playing Saturday’s game against Georgia Southern. Clemson has moved up the start time to noon EST from the original 3:30 p.m. kickoff. Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich not respond to messages left by The Associated Press, but he did say Thursday on Sirius XM radio that fan and team safety is his top priority. He said the information Clemson has is the effects of Florence on the northwest corner of South Carolina (Clemson’s location) would not be impacted until late Saturday or early Sunday. More: Detroit News … [Read more...] about No. 2 Clemson will test storm, forge ahead with game