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Tigers Gather Up Preseason Honors

Aug. 2, 1999

Preseason Honors/Ranking

Robert Carswell, FS

Ranked as 4th best free safety in the nation by Sporting NewsRanked as 14th best safety in the nation by Lindy’s Thorpe AwardCandidate by Street & Smith Preseason third team All-Americanby Phil Steele First-team All-ACC by Phil Steele, Jim Feist,Athlon, Sporting News, Lindy’s, Street & Smith HonorableMention All-American by, Street & Smith

DoMarco Fox, SS

Ranked as 16th best cornerback in the nation by Lindy’sFirst-team All-ACC by Lindy’s, Preview Sports Honorable mentionpreseason All-American by, Street & Smith

Travis Zachery, RB

First-team All-ACC kick returner by Athlon Ranked as 29th bestrunning back in the nation by Lindy’s

Brandon Streeter, QB

Honorable mention All-American by

Clemson Secondary

Ranked 7th best in the nation by Sporting News Second in ACC byLindy’s

Clemson Recruiting Class for 1999

16th in nation by Athlon (Bill King) 24th in nation by Lindy’s(Allen Wallace)

Clemson Team Rankings

6th in Preview Sports, Street & Smith 7th in ACC by Athlon,Lindy’s 8th in ACC by Football Action 54th in nation by SportingNews 58th by Lindy’s 70th by Athlon

Signee Rankings Brian Mance, 79th best player by Athlon (Bill King)

10th best incoming player in ACC by Athlon 5th best defensiveback in nation by Lindy’s 1 of top 25 Freshmen of Influence in ACCby Prep Football Report

Willie Simmons, 12th best incoming player in ACC by Athlon

13th best quarterback in nation by Lindy’s

Rodney Thomas, 25th best incoming player in ACC by Athlon