NBA draft experts are in agreement: Clemson forward Jaron Blossomgame elevated his stock - and his chances of staying in the draft and being selected - with his performance at the NBA Draft Combine last week.
Deshaun Watson is the nation’s best quarterback and pretty easily paces the ACC. Coming off a record-shattering sophomore campaign, Watson threw for nearly 1,000 more yards than his nearest peer and ranked fifth in the ACC in rushing yards.
Former Valparaiso forward David Skara is taking a visit to Clemson Wednesday as he continues his tour of possible new homes. Skara has visited Richmond and also is drawing interest from Georgia Tech and TCU.
Clemson’s post-spring depth chart included five of six skill position starters from last year’s national title game against Alabama. The group includes quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman, with high-ceiling wide receiver Mike Williams as the lone newcomer, returning after a season-ending injury in the 2015 opener.
The ACC has been studying the viability of creating its own television network similar to the ones the SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 currently have in place. There have been several reports in the media over the past few months that there is a clause in the league’s current deal with ESPN where the network would have to pay the ACC $45 million if there is not an agreement in place by July 1.