Clemson Tigers Football Photos

Full gallery »Clemson Tigers return home

  • Clemson fans surround Vic Beasley as he and other members of the Clemson University football team arrive at Memorial Stadium. Hundreds of fans greeted the Tigers as they returned from Miami after defeating Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl.
  • Clemson fans cheer as the Clemson University football team arrives at Memorial Stadium. The Tigers defeated Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami on Friday night.
  • Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris signs an autograph for Cannon Yoder, 4, of Clemson, outside Memorial Stadium. Hundreds of fans greeted the Tigers as they returned from Miami after defeating Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl.
  • Noah Harrison, 4, of Anderson, holds up a sign quoting Clemson University football coach Dabo Swinney while waiting for the team to return from Miami.
  • Clemson fans welcome Stanton Seckinger as he and other members of the Clemson University football team arrive at Memorial Stadium. Seckinger caught the winning touchdown pass in the Tigers’ 40-35 win over Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl.
  • Lucas Dodson, 6, of Anderson, wears an autographed helmet while waiting for the Clemson football team to return to Memorial Stadium.

Hundreds of grateful fans ignored gray skies and freezing temperatures the afternoon of Jan. 4, 2013, to welcome their victorious Tigers home from the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami.



Full gallery »Orange Bowl Celebration I

  • MVP Sammy Watkins, left, and head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with Orange Bowl president Andrew Hertz following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium
  • Tajh Boyd is surrounded following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium
  • Players celebrate with oranges following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium
  • Head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with an orange following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium
  • Players celebrate with oranges following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium
  • Clemson Athletic Director dan Radakovich hugs offensive coordinator Chad Morris following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium


Full gallery »Orange Bowl 2nd Half n Celebration

  • Clemson's Sammy Watkins, left, and Tajh Boyd share a laugh while being interviewed on a TV post-game show following the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl in Miami Gardens, Fla Friday night.

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  • Clemson's Roderick McDowell holds up an orange celebrating with teammates after a 40-35 win over Ohio State at the Discover Orange Bowl in Sun Life Stadium Miami, Florida.
  • Clemson's Tajh Boyd dives for the end zone in the fourth quarter of the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl in Miami Gardens, Fla Friday night. Boyd was ruled to have stepped out of bounds at the two-yard line before falling in the end zone.

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  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Tajh Boyd hug at the trophy presentation at the Discover Orange Bowl in Sun Life Stadium Miami, Florida.
  • Clemson's Sammy Watson scores a  touchdown in the third quarter of the Tigers' 40-35 win over Ohio State in the 2014 Orange Bowl in Miami Gardens, Fla Friday night.

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  • Orange Bowl MVP Clemson's Sammy Watkins stands next to Dabo Swinney and Tajh Boyd at the trophy presentation at the Discover Orange Bowl in Sun Life Stadium Miami, Florida.


Full gallery »Clemson-Ohio State 1st half gallery II

  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins (2) holds the ball high after scoring a touchdown in front of Ohio State's Von Bell in the first quarter of the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., Friday night.

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  • Brent Venables and Dan Brooks, left, signal a play in during the first half against Ohio State in the Orange Bowl
  • Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley, left,  gestures after sacking Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller in the first half of their Orange Bowl game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., Friday night.

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  • Tajh Boyd crosses the goal line for a touchdown in the first quarter against Ohio State in the Orange Bowl
  • Clemson linebacker Spencer Shuey, right, tackles Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller in the first half of their Orange Bowl game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., Friday night.

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  • Vic Beasley sacks Ohio State QB Braxton Miller in the first quarter in the Orange Bowl


Full gallery »Orange Bowl Tailgating III

  • Clemson & Ohio State fans enjoy tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • The Clemson cheerleaders, Tiger Band and fans have fun at the Discover Orange Bowl Fan Zone outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • Ohio State grad and Clemson fan Gina Brahjer of Greenville, SC shows off her divided loyalty before the 2014 Orange Bowl outside Sun Life Stadium
  • A Clemson flag flies outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • Clemson & Ohio State fans have fun at the Discover Orange Bowl Fan Zone outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • Clemson & Ohio State fans enjoy tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl

Clemson & Ohio State fans enjoy tailgating and Fan Zone activities before the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl Photo by Mark Crammer



Full gallery »Orange Bowl Tailgating I

  • Clemson fans have fun tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • Clemson fans have fun tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • Clemson fans have fun tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • The family of Clemson wide receiver Julian Patton has fun tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl against Ohio State
  • Clemson fans have fun tailgating outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl
  • The family of Clemson corner back C.J. Jones has fun at the Discover Orange Bowl fan fun zone outside Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida before the 2014 Orange Bowl


Full gallery »Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon II

  • Clemson's Dabo and Kathleen Swinney and Ohio State's Urban and Shelley Meyer get together at the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami
  • Clemson's Tyler Shatley and Ohio State's Adolphus Washington  sit together at the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami
  • The Orange Bowl was on display before the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami
  • Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer participate in a Q& A session with ESPN host Joe Tessitore at the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami
  • Clemson's Brandon Thomas at the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami
  • Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer participate in a Q& A session with ESPN host Joe Tessitore at the annual Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Friday at the Jungle Island ballroom in Miami

The Orange Bowl hosted its annual Coaches Luncheon at the Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom in Miami on Thursday, Jan. 2nd



Full gallery »Clemson players in the NFL - Week 17

  • Jacksonville Jaguars' Andre Branch (90) sits on the end of the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Indianapolis. Indianapolis defeated Jacksonville 30-10. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
  • Jacksonville Jaguars' Andre Branch (90) sits at the end of the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Indianapolis. Indianapolis defeated Jacksonville 30-10. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
  • San Francisco 49ers free safety Eric Reid (35) tackles Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
  • Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) is stopped by San Francisco 49ers free safety Eric Reid during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. The 49ers won 23-20. (AP Photo/Matt York)
  • Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver A.J. Jenkins, right, hauls in a pass as San Diego Chargers cornerback Shareece Wright (29) and strong safety Marcus Gilchrist, top left, can't catch him during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
  • Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) is brought down by Tennessee Titans linebacker Moise Fokou (53) and defensive end Derrick Morgan (91) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Most of the former Clemson players played their last game of the NFL season on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.



Full gallery »Orange Bowl Hospital Visit I

  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities
  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities
  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities
  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities - Head coach Dabo Swinney
  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities - Tajh Boyd
  • Members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday as part of their Orange Bowl week activities

Head coach Dabo Swinney and 30 members of the Clemson football team visited patients, their families and staff at the Baptist Children's Hospital of Miami on Wednesday



Full gallery »Orange Bowl Practice IV

  • Clemson offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Chad Morris, left, hands the ball to Tajh Boyd as they work on a drill during the Tigers' Orange Bowl practice session on Tuesday at Barry University in North Miami, Fla. 

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  • Players (Tajh Boyd and Martavis Bryant) walk to the practice field for the Tigers' second day of Orange Bowl practice at Barry University in Miami on Tuesday.
  • Players walk to the practice field for the Tigers' second day of Orange Bowl practice at Barry University in Miami on Tuesday.
  • Head coach Dabo Swinney heads for the Tigers' second day of Orange Bowl practice at Barry University in Miami on Tuesday.
  • Corey Crawford and Kevin Dodd following the Tigers' second day of Orange Bowl practice at Barry University in Miami on Tuesday.
  • Clemson's Matt Porter. left, and Adrian Dunn (1) bump each other prior to the Tigers'  Orange Bowl practice session on Tuesday at Barry University in North Miami, Fla. 

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The Clemson Tigers held their second day of Orange Bowl practice at Barry University in North Miami on Tuesday, December 31st



Full gallery »Orange Bowl Practice II

  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami
  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami
  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami - Dabo Swinney
  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami - Sammy Watkins
  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami - Sammy Watkins
  • The Clemson football team held their first Orange Bowl practice on Monday afternoon at Barry University in Miami - Brent Venables


Full gallery »Orange Bowl Practice I

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney talks with Clemson's Brandon Thomas during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.
  • Clemson's Vic Beasley tackles during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.
  • Clemson's Sammy Watkins during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.
  • Clemson's Tajh Boyd stretches during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.
  • Clemson's Tajh Boyd throws during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.
  • Clemson's Vic Beasley during practice at Barry University in Miami Monday.


Full gallery »O&W Pages: 1978 Gator Bowl

  • The Jan. 5, 1979 cover of The Orange & White featured Clemson's Gator Bowl win over Ohio State
  • Page 3 of the Jan. 5, 1979 issue of The Orange & White had the lead story of the Tigers' win over Ohio State
  • Page 5 of the  Jan. 5, 1979 issue of The Orange & White had a story on Charlie Bauman's interception and Woody Hayes' punch
  • Page 3 of the Dec. 22, 1978 issue of The Orange & White had photo of Ohio State head coach Woody Hayes on a phone asking... 'Operator, where did you say that place was... Clemson?
  • Page 2 of the  Jan. 5, 1979 issue of The Orange & White had editors Al Adams and Steve Eliis' columns on the Tigers' Gator Bowl win
  • Page 2 of the  Jan. 5, 1979 issue of The Orange & White had editors Al Adams and Steve Eliis' columns on the Tigers' Gator Bowl win

The Orange & White began publication in Sept. 1978. Here are several pages form that first year covering events leading up to the Tigers's Gator Bowl game against Ohio State and the aftermath



Full gallery »Sammy Watkins Highlights

  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins turns upfield to score a 44-yard touchdown against Georgia Tech.
  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins turns upfield to score a 44-yard touchdown against Georgia Tech.
  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins turns upfield to score on a 44-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against Georgia Tech at Memorial Stadium on Thursday.
  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins celebrates with running back Roderick McDowell after scoring his second touchdown of the game against Georgia Tech at Memorial Stadium on Thursday.
  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins turns upfield to score a 44-yard touchdown against Georgia Tech.
  • Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins turns upfield to score a 44-yard touchdown against Georgia Tech.

Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins scored 10 touchdowns and had 1,237 receiving yards in the 2013 regular season. The Tigers will face Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl on Jan. 3.



Full gallery »December Graduation

  • December Graduation
  • December Graduation - Jamie Cumbie - Sociology - Football
  • December Graduation - Kamryn Sherman - Political Science - Volleyball
  • December Graduation - Alex Stockinger - Economics - Soccer
  • December Graduation - Kamryn Sherman - Political Science - Volleyball
  • December Graduation - Bailey Warren - Psychology - Diving

Over two dozen Clemson student athletes received their diplomas at December commencement ceremonies held at Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday, December 19, 2013.



Full gallery »Tajh Boyd's Graduation Day

  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd  received his degree in sociology during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning
  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd  received his degree in sociology during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning
  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd  received his degree in sociology during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning
  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd  received his degree in sociology during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning
  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd  received his degree in sociology during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning
  • Clemson football players Tajh Boyd (l-r), Quandon Christian, Jamie Cumbie, C.J. Jones and Josh Watson received their diplomas during morning commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday morning


Full gallery »FB: Orange Bowl Practice

  • The Clemson football team huddles before their Orange Bowl practice session at their indoor facility on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in Clemson, S.C. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Fl. on Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)
  • Clemson football head coach Dabo Swinney watches the Tigers stretch before their Orange Bowl practice session at their indoor facility on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in Clemson, S.C. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Fl. on Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)
  • Clemson quarterbacks, from left, Tajh Boyd, Cole Stoudt and Chad Kelly run a drill during the Tigers' Orange Bowl practice session at their indoor facility on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in Clemson, S.C. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Fl. on Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)
  • Clemson football head coach Dabo Swinney, right, chats with quarterback Tajh Boyd before the Tigers' Orange Bowl practice session at their indoor facility on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in Clemson, S.C. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Fl. on Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)
  • Clemson senior running back Roderick McDowell points before the Tigers' Orange Bowl practice session at their indoor facility on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in Clemson, S.C. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami, Fl. on Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)
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The Clemson football team has begun practice for the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl game



Full gallery »Tigers in the NFL - Week 13

  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) runs past Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) warms up before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller, left, celebrates his touchdown with teammate Stevie Johnson during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28)is tackled by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Paul Worrilow (55) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) runs for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
  • Cleveland Browns running back Fozzy Whittaker (35) is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Andre Branch in the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Former Clemson running back C.J. Spiller had a big day for the Buffalo Bills with 149 rushing yards against the Atlanta Falcons in week 13 of the NFL season. Other former Tigers with big weeks include DeAndre Hopkins and Andre Branch.



Full gallery »More 2nd Half Photos from Clemson vs. South Carolina

  • South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw is tackled by Clemson linebacker Spencer Shuey in the third quarter.
  • South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw is tackled by Clemson linebacker Spencer Shuey in the third quarter.
  • South Carolina tailback Mike Davis celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
  • South Carolina tailback Mike Davis celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
  • South Carolina fans cheer on the Gamecocks in the fourth quarter.
  • South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore tackled Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins in the fourth quarter.


Full gallery »Pageantry of the Rivalry Game

  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
  • Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Clemson and South Carolina fans filled Williams-Brice Stadium to cheer for their teams in the latest installment of the Palmetto State's biggest rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.




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