Kicker Jad Dean get his chance to shine
The sophomore kicker got noticed last season with his booming kickoffs, but this year he's competing with walk-on Stephen Furr for field goal and PAT duty.
DUKES IS OK: Offensive lineman Marion Dukes doesn't have any heart trouble and he's back practicing. (More here.) And here's another notebook.
BENNET BOUNCES BACK: Not long ago, defensive end Charles Bennett was a third-string linebacker. Today, he could be one of Clemson's top defensive players.
BOWDEN, HOLTZ ON TV: The weekly press conferences of the state's top football coaches will be shown on ETV's South Carolina Channel.