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The Seneca, Daniel and West-Oak football teams tried to beat the heat with early morning conditioning on Friday, while Walhalla players waited for the sun to begin the process of setting — and then waited out a lightning delay — before setting foot on the gridiron.
Neither Clemson nor South Carolina have ever been, or will ever be, able to build a championship-caliber football program solely on in-state recruiting. That’s just a numbers game. But what the Palmetto State might lack in quantity, it often makes up for in quality.
Tiger junior quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was voted to repeat as ACC Preseason Player of the Year, is joined on the All-ACC offensive team by Tiger wide receiver Artavis Scott, tight end Jordan Leggett, offensive tackle Mitch Hyatt, offensive guard Tyrone Crowder, center Jay Guillermo and placekicker Greg Huegel.
Most coaches claim they wouldn’t dare look ahead to any opponent on their team’s schedule, instead concentrating entirely on the next one on the slate.