Sammy Watkins

Sammy Watkins to Turn Professional

CLEMSON, SC January 6, 2013 – Clemson junior Sammy Watkins announced Monday that he will make himself available for the 2014 NFL draft. Watkins leaves Clemson as a three-time first-team All-American and the school’s record holder in terms of receptions and reception yards on a game, season and career basis. […]

Clemson Defense Slams the Door on Offensive Shootout

MIAMI GARDENS, FL January 4, 2014 – Brent Venables bristled a bit earlier in the week when he was asked about the Orange Bowl against Ohio State being billed as a shootout. While the final score, 40-35 for Clemson, may have indicated that was the case, its defensive coordinator could […]

Twelve Clemson Players Named to All-ACC Teams

CLEMSON, SC December 2, 2013 – Clemson juniors Sammy Watkins and Vic Beasley were named first-team All-ACC by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association on Monday. It is the second first-team selection for Watkins and the first selection for Beasley, who is in his first year as a starting defensive […]

Clemson Unable to Overcome Turnovers against Gamecocks

Courtesy: Steven Bradley, IPTAY Media Photo Gallery | Complete Statistics (HTML) | Postgame Notes | Complete Statistics (PDF) COLUMBIA, SC November 30, 2013 – Clemson had its chances, but six turnovers proved too much to overcome in a 31-17 defeat to South Carolina on Saturday night at Williams-Brice Stadium.   […]

Watkins’ Big Plays Help Clemson Tigers Roll at Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA November 2, 2013 – Not that it was any secret, but it’s become very clear lately that when Sammy Watkins touches the football, good things are bound to follow for Clemson. Watkins had 129 receiving yards against Virginia on Saturday. And that was just his two touchdowns. The […]

Turnovers Costly for Clemson Tigers in Showdown with Florida State

Photo Gallery CLEMSON, SC October 19, 2013 – The turnover battle had been a big part of the formula for success in Clemson’s unbeaten start to the season. It was just as key an ingredient in its loss to Florida State on Saturday night. In the first clash of top-five […]

Three Clemson Tigers Named to Maxwell and Bednarik Watch Lists

Clemson and Miami only ACC schools with two on the Maxwell list. CLEMSON, SC July 8, 2013 — Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins were named to the Maxwell Award Watch List, while Vic Beasley was named to the Bednarik Award Watch List on Monday. The Maxwell Award is presented each […]