Two more former Clemson Tigers came off the board during the NFL draft on Friday night, as offensive tackle Jackson Carman and wide receiver Amari Rodgers were taken in the second and third rounds, respectively.
The Clemson football program has experienced many milestones through 125 years of gridiron history. With three national championships and a multitude of honors and awards, one of the few things missing is that the Tigers have yet to have a Heisman Trophy winner — though they’ve come close with Trevor Lawrence and Deshaun Watson in recent years.
Clemson is involved with defensive end Samuel Okunlola (6-4, 220) of Brockton, Mass., who’s a three-star recruit in the 247Sports composite and the No. 36 prospect nationally among strong side defensive ends.
For most of the Clemson spring football game, the Tigers went relatively unscathed injury-wise outside of a foot injury to freshman wide receiver Beaux Collins, who caught a touchdown pass from new starting quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei in the first half.