Shoulder injury sidelines Daniel Rodriguez after scrimmage reception

U.S. Army veteran, walk-on wide receiver expected to miss a week of practice

Clemson wide receiver Daniel Rodriguez catches a ball during practice August 9.

Photo by Ken Ruinard

Clemson wide receiver Daniel Rodriguez catches a ball during practice August 9.

With his foot finally in college football’s door, Daniel Rodriguez made the most of his opportunity by catching a pass for an eight-yard gain during Clemson’s initial stadium scrimmage on Saturday.

He’ll have to wait at least another week for his next action, however, after suffering a shoulder injury on his reception.

Rodriguez, a 24-year old U.S, Army veteran who was decorated for his service in both Iraq and Afghanistan, is trying to work his way into Clemson’s wide receiver rotation in a reserve role.

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brookesdad729 writes:

Praying for you Daniel! You've made an impact already and will continue to do so! Go Tigers!

kellytown writes:

Lt Dan you are truly a warrior keep on keeping on we appreciate you and your service to all. GO TIGERS

lucyjacksgranny writes:

Lt Dan
You have many TIGER fans praying for your quick recovery and for your dream and your promise to your lost comrade to be fulfilled.
God bless you young man in your storied journey. And thank you for your service to our great country. And yes, you are a great American hero with great honor and tremendous sacrifice.
It is an honor to have you represent our great & beloved, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY!

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