Sunday, March 05, 2006

As spring practice begins, excitement builds

There are a couple of stories linked to the start of Clemson's spring practice sessions. The most notable piece focuses on new signee Jacoby Ford, whom assistant coach David Blackwell calls "the fastest human I've ever seen." The other stories are more generic, focusing on Clemson's hopes for a true breakout season in 2006.

* More Rumph: Here's an in-depth story on new Clemson assistant coach Chris Rumph. Here's another piece on Rumph that includes some tidbits from the first day of spring practice.

* Tigers to play Chanticleers: Clemson will face Coastal Carolina in football in 2014. Coastal Carolina plays at the 1-AA level, and didn't even have a football team until a couple of years ago.

* What's in a name? Here's an interesting AP story about the children of famous sports figures. Tommy Bowden is mentioned.

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