Meet your 2014 Clemson Tigers.

You can find tons of info on the Tigers’ summer depth chart here.  Basically, they are experienced and loaded all along the defensive line.

Clemson is deepest at the defensive line where all nine players listed on the two-deep are lettermen who have played at least 200 snaps in their careers. The group has played in a combined 266 games with 91 starts. They combined for 69 tackles for loss last year helping Clemson to a number-one ranking nationally in that category. The nine players have averaged 760 plays of experience entering the 2014 season. Six of the nine have already played at least 30 games.

Offensive line?  Not so much.

While the players returning to Clemson’s defensive line have 91 career starts combined, Clemson’s offensive linemen has 49.  The leader is David Beasley with 19 starts in 30 games played.

Beasley, by the way, is one of four players suspended for the opener in Athens.  All four appear in the current two-deep.

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5 responses to “Meet your 2014 Clemson Tigers.

  1. I get the feeling a lot of Georgia fans are taking Clemson’s defense too lightly. They are going to have one of the best front 7s UGA sees all year. I’d say Florida will be the only one with more talent.

    The 2014 Clem-UGA game feels much closer to a 27-24 kind of game to me. I don’t see either offense lighting up the other one like last year. I do think the 6-7, 275 pound starting LT should make UGA fans excited, though. That’s a tall, skinny offensive lineman right there.

  2. Bright Idea

    Analyze it all you want but the game will be won by a factor that is tough to analyze. Which team will not beat itself?

    • Macallanlover

      True, happens in most openers with new QBs. Also feel home field for a big opening game is the bigger edge. UGA should win this, and the game should be lower scoring both because of the new QBs and the DL edge over the OL for both schools. History says having a better FG kicker is big in this game, I like our guy in case we need it late.