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Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

Posted on: November 23, 2011 11:34 am
 
Posted by Chip Patterson

When Clemson needed fast scoring after falling into a 24-3 second quarter deficit against NC State, their most explosive playmaker could do nothing but watch from the sidelines. Freshman wide receiver Sammy Watkins initially warmed up for the road game against the Wolfpack, but sat out nursing an injured shoulder.

Their spot in the ACC Championship Game is clinched, but Clemson has plenty of bragging rights to play for in the unofficial state championship against South Carolina. The good news for Tigers' fans is Watkins was able to practice Tuesday, and believes he will be at full speed for Saturday's Top 25 showdown with the Gamecocks.

“I feel fine. I am getting a lot of treatment and getting better every day so I can get better as quickly as possible. I have made a lot of progress and think I will be close to 100 percent by game time," Watkins said on Tuesday. “I am excited to play South Carolina because I know about the rivalry. It is a nationally televised game against a top 15 team. I am most excited to just get back on the field and help this team.”

Watkins isn't the only key player expected to be back on the field for the Tigers. Starting left tackle Phillip Price missed the NC State loss after spraining his right knee against Wake Forest. The offensive line was overwhelmed and out of sync against the Wolfpack, allowing a season-worst six sacks. CBSSports.com's Travis Sawchik reports that Price was able to do all the physical drills in practice on Tuesday, and should be back in the starting lineup for South Carolina.

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Since: Sep 1, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:25 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

Our DREAD (Clowney) was BETTER than YOUR Dread (Watkins)

Clowney made Tahj Boyd WISH he hadnt TWEETED how AVERAGE the Cock Defense was!  

LOL  TWEET ME Tahj!

 



Since: Sep 1, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:21 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

If I were you I wouldnt quit my DAY JOB in favor of sports prognosticating.

The  STATE TITLE in football in South Carolina easily returned to its place atop the DOME in COLUMBIA for a THIRD straight year!  
(The same place for our "consecutive" NATIONAL title flags in BASEBALL)

Yaba Dabo Do!    GO MOUNTAINEERS!
 



Since: Sep 22, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2011 8:38 am
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

I see a bunch of crows flying around overhead.

USC 420 offensive yards - Clempson 153

10AhC got 186 against USC in Knoxville.

You were worrying about South Carolina's offense against SEC teams...

I think you should be worried about Clemson and their inflated stats from ACC defenses. 



Since: Oct 30, 2006
Posted on: November 26, 2011 8:23 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

FlSt whooping on Fla, Clemson not showing up for S.C.ocks.  Guess the ACC vs SEC battle will be drawn down to LSU (a fan) vs VT (Homer).  Geaux Hokies.

Now if Hokies not playing LSU, then Geaux Bayou Bengals, LSU LSU LSU



Since: Mar 9, 2009
Posted on: November 25, 2011 3:40 am
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

tigerdug, you'd be shocked if we score 17, but you predict we score 23? 23 will be enough to beat clemson. hell nc state didn't need much, but oh how that anemic offense got a whole bunch on that swiss cheese defense.



Since: Jul 29, 2008
Posted on: November 24, 2011 8:34 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

Sammy is your only hope Taters...3 PEAT!!!



Since: Sep 1, 2007
Posted on: November 24, 2011 6:36 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

If Jadeveon Clowney has a good day......Tahj Boyd might not have much TIME to get "speedster" Sammie Watkins the ball!



Since: Mar 7, 2008
Posted on: November 24, 2011 5:22 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

the coot offense is on par with boston college...if they score 17 it would shock me. wilds and miles can forget big games..and i fully expect that we will score at least 24 if not more. last week was an abbheration..clemson wil win with or without sammy watkins. 27-23 tigers.



Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: November 23, 2011 5:22 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

Exciting player hope to see him play this weekend.



Since: Sep 22, 2009
Posted on: November 23, 2011 3:37 pm
 

Sammy Watkins (shoulder) expects to play at SC

Same was said about CJ Spiller in 2009...


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