Clemson football had to wait until late in the fourth round for a player to be picked Saturday afternoon, but Wayne Gallman landed in New York and Carlos Watkins got picked by Houston in quick succession.
Nearly a month after leading the Gamecocks to their first national championship, A’ja Wilson already is plotting how to win another title. And, there’s that matter of being named national player of the year.
The Panthers’ first two picks – Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel – are both fast, dynamic playmakers who don’t fit nicely into a position box. That could be a good thing as the Panthers look to evolve their offense and add years to Cam Newton’s career.
Four years ago, South Carolina football recruit Tavyn Jackson joined his football team at James Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Fla. The Gamecocks signee didn’t like the labels put on him, and he did something about it.