Thursday, September 27, 2007
My Two Favorite Players On The 2007 Clemson Football Team
Punter - Jimmy Maners
Ever since the Florida State game we have been asking ourselves this one question: "why didn't Jimmy Maners start last year?" The obvious answer is because Tommy Bowden is God and he knows what he's doing. I'm not sure how good or how bad he was last year in practice, but what I do know is that this guy is a complete badass this year. He may look like a dorky soccer player but when it comes down to it, he is a big reason why I have a lot of confidence in our team this year. I just hope that cute blonde that goes to Wofford doesn't get in the way and mess his game up!
9/3 vs. Florida State - 8 punts averaging 36.4 yards - Long 52 yards
9/8 vs. Louisiana Monroe - 4 punts averaging 44.8 - Long 71 yards
9/15 vs. Furman - 3 punts averaging 49.0 yards - Long 56 yards
9/22 vs. NC State - 2 punts averaging 48.5 yards - Long 49 yards
*** Distance was not as long vs. FSU due to punting it from midfield every time
Free Safety - Chris Clemons
You would think having all-americans like Michael Hamlin and other baddasses like Courtney Vincent, Phillip Merling, Ricky Sapp and Crezdon Butler that one of those guys would be my favorite defensive player for the Tigers! While I do appreciate and enjoy watching everyone of those guys, Chris Clemons is the man. I'm not trying to put any added pressure on this guy to perform over his head or anything, I just want to see him continue doing his job. Seriously, with Clemons and Hamlin, we may very well have the best two safetys in the country!