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Renfrow’s last-second TD helps Tigers turn the Tide

In a crowning moment for Clemson football, former Socastee High player Hunter Renfrow etched his name in the school’s history books on Monday night. With 1 second remaining in the National Championship Game against Alabama, Renfrow made the game-winning and national title-clinching touchdown catch – his 10th reception and second TD of the night – to give the Tigers a 35-31 victory... 

Tigers shut out Buckeyes, earn second shot at Bama

The Clemson football team has waited for a year for a second shot at Alabama for the national championship. On Saturday, the Tigers earned it. Clemson turned in perhaps its most impressive performance since last year’s 45-40 loss to the Crimson Tide on this same field in Arizona, shutting out the Buckeyes 31-0 in the Fiesta Bowl to advance to next week’s championship rematch. Quarterback... 

Clemson edges Gamecocks in back-and-forth contest

No. 22/20 South Carolina (9-2) fell at home Wednesday night to Clemson (9-2), 62-60, giving the Tigers the season sweep over the rival Gamecocks in football and men’s basketball. Colonial Life Arena was electric from the start and to the finish as the game went down to the wire. The Gamecocks led 54-52 at the final media timeout with 3:32 remaining. Dozier made a tough, second-effort bucket... 

Tigers’ Watson nets O’Brien Award, Heisman invitation

Deshaun Watson was the recipient of the 2016 Davey O’Brien Award, becoming the first player to win the top quarterback honor in consecutive years since Oklahoma’s Jason White in 2003,04. Watson was announced as the winner alongside finalists Lamar Jackson of Louisville and Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma at Thursday’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta. Watson is the fourth quarterback to... 

Renfrow’s clutch grabs lift Tigers to ACC title repeat

Clemson won back-to-back ACC championship games by defeating Virginia Tech 42-35 on Saturday night in Orlando, thanks in part to key back-to-back plays by Socastee High product Hunter Renfrow. With No. 3 Clemson clinging to a 35-28 lead in the fourth quarter, Renfrow came through with two huge plays to spark the Tigers to victory. The sophomore wideout caught a diving 31-yard catch to keep the... 

Tigers destroy Gamecocks in lopsided Palmetto Bowl

Behind the strong passing of Deshaun Watson, No. 4 Clemson (11-1) claimed a 56-7 victory over South Carolina (6-6) on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium. Clemson held a 21-0 lead after the first quarter, all coming from the arm of Deshaun Watson. He hit Mike Williams for the first two scores, with Williams bringing down 19- and 34-yard receptions. Jordan Leggett made it 21-0 with an 11-yard scoring... 

Gamecocks, Tigers square off for state championship

Clemson and South Carolina recently came together to agree on one thing; their historic football rivalry needed an official nickname. The gridiron enemies put their stamps of approval on the “Palmetto Bowl”, the two coaches just call it the state championship game. The Tigers (10-1, 7-1 ACC) will host the arch-rival Gamecocks (6-5, 3-5 SEC) on Saturday in a matchup that might seem meaningless... 

Clemson holds Syracuse to goose egg on scoreboard

No. 2 Clemson scored double digits in all four quarters to shut out Syracuse 54-0 on Military Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers moved to 9-0 on the season and 6-0 in the ACC, while Syracuse fell to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in ACC play. In the Tigers’ most complete game of the season, both the offense and defense made an impact. With a 10-0 lead, Clemson scored... 

No. 3 Tigers win wild one over FSU to stay unbeaten

No. 3-ranked Clemson snapped a 10-year drought without a win in Doak Campbell Stadium on by topping No. 12 Florida State in ACC play. Tigers quarterback DeShaun Watson finished 27-of-43 passing for 387 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Watson threw the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Leggett with 2:06 left in the fourth quarter as Leggett cut up the sideline and dove into... 

No. 3 Tigers dodge bullet with OT win over Wolfpack

No. 3 Clemson, specifically backup cornerback Marcus Edmond, did it again. For the second home game in a row, Edmond made the game-saving play, this time with his first career interception in the endzone in the first overtime in Clemson’s 24-17 win over NC State (4-2, 1-1 ACC) at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kyle Bambard’s 33-yard field-goal attempt as time expired in regulation... 
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