NC State at Clemson, 12 PM on ABC
By now you know the Clemson draft names, from potential No. 1 overall pick Deshaun Watson to his favorite receivers in Mike Williams and Artavis Scott, solid RB Wayne Gallman and lockdown CB Cordrea Tankersley. They’re darn near a weekly feature, and for good reason; the Tigers are loaded with future NFL talent.
Watson has shown chinks in his armor, forcing passes and misreading both his receivers and the defense at times. He’s still got a whole lot to like, but it’s okay to be critical at this point. Last week NC State locked down his primary competitor to the top of the QB rankings, Notre Dame’s Deshone Kizer, though it says here Kizer will be back for the Irish in 2017.
That contest, in a literal hurricane, was my first in-depth 2016 look at Wolfpack RB Matthew Dayes. He impressed (read more…)