Xavier Thomas stepping into new role as leader on the defensive line

Xavier Thomas stepping into new role as leader on the defensive line

Xavier Thomas understands that he’s next in line as a game-changer at defensive end for Clemson, and he knows that the coaching staff and his younger teammates will be looking to him for leadership. He also understands he can’t force any of those roles and can only get where he wants to be through hard work.

The Great Pants Heist of 2018: How Hunter Renfrow lost his hunting pants

The Great Pants Heist of 2018: How Hunter Renfrow lost his hunting pants

Hunter Renfrow is already a legend at Clemson. The former walk-on is a fan favorite, caught the game-winning pass against Alabama to win a title, and owns the Clemson records for starts as a wide receiver and consecutive games with a reception.

Christian Wilkins: We were one of the best to ever do it
Christian Wilkins: We were one of the best to ever do it
Christian Wilkins still looks comfortable inside Clemson’s Poe Indoor Practice Facility, a place he’s called home for the past four seasons. He spent one last time competing on the turf last Thursday at the Tigers’ annual Pro Day and later said that he isn’t quite used to the fact he has to move on.

Diaper Dandies: Swinney says potty training in full force for talented linemen
Diaper Dandies: Swinney says potty training in full force for talented linemen
Potty training is a dirty job, but somebody’s gotta do it. Namely, Todd Bates. It’s no secret that Clemson’s defensive line is facing a reboot after the loss of all four starters and two valuable backups

Dexter Lawrence competes against the Power Rangers a final time
Dexter Lawrence competes against the Power Rangers a final time
One former Clemson player who watched Clemson’s Pro Day Thursday was asked which player caught his eye and has the best chance to succeed in the NFL. He looked at the sky for a moment and then let his thoughts be known.

Pro Day Insider: Last hurrah of the Power Rangers
Pro Day Insider: Last hurrah of the Power Rangers
Thursday’s Clemson Pro Day was all about earning a chance in the NFL and the last hurrah of the Power Rangers. A record number of 24 players were on hand as scouting personnel from all 32 NFL teams and one CFL team watched the events inside the Poe Indoor Facility.

Wednesday Scrimmage Insider: Defense wins the day over mistake-prone offense
Wednesday Scrimmage Insider: Defense wins the day over mistake-prone offense
The Tigers scrimmaged for over two hours inside Death Valley Wednesday, the last practice of the spring before next week’s spring break. It was a day won by the defense.

3/13Sean Pollard says move to center has led to a "new position and a new Sean"
3/12As defense rebuilds, Cervenka says OL is quietly going about its business
3/11Scrimmage Insider: Defense making strides, players say Tyler Davis "is a freak"
3/10Justin Foster on grabbing a starting spot: "I've got to step up"
3/8Friday Night Practice Insider: Carman impresses, Lay getting past freshman jitters
3/8The Making of a Man: How Greek life, maturity, and lessons learned helped Shaq Smith
3/7Skalski goes from the "best gig on the team" to possible starting role
3/7Venables Q&A: Tyler Davis among the early standouts
3/6Starting Over: Venables says defense is on a "different planet" than a year ago
3/6Trevor Lawrence hopes to follow in the footsteps of last year's leaders
3/5Trevor Lawrence says the intramural basketball incident shows the world is watching
3/4Monday Night Insider: Swinney breaks down position changes and battles
3/4Spring Insider: Bowden visits, Galloway with a great catch
3/4Justyn Ross: Being on the field with Tee Higgins will be "pretty hard for defenders"
3/3Dexter Lawrence on ostarine: I still want to know where it came from
3/2Jeff Scott: Playing in championships the new normal for the Tigers
3/1Spring Practice Friday Insider: Rain doesn't dampen Venables' intensity
3/1New season, new faces, and new leaders: Swinney sees Shaq Smith as a team leader
2/28Thursday Spring Insider: Freshmen make a good first impression
2/28Feaster on future: 'Right now I am locked in, I’m All In.'
2/28Starting over: Swinney says national champs have to reinstall core values
2/27Spring Practice Insider
2/26On the Stump: Swinney gives passionate speech to South Carolina legislators
2/26Spring preview: Mix of veterans, youth compete in Clemson secondary
2/25Playing through injury: Clemson defender chose his team ahead of NFL dreams
2/25Football is Back! Start of spring practice highlights a big week for Clemson
2/23Spring preview: Opportunity there for breakout season among linebackers
2/22Spring preview: Tigers look to next man up across D-line

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