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Pawcast: Fall Camp Takeaways

The Pawcast went in on the first week of camp, this year's freshman class, and more.

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Whether you pronounce it "proh-gruhm" or "pro-gram", the Clemson Tigers football team find themselves in uncharted territory heading into the 2016 season. A #2 Coaches' poll ranking, and a mountain of pre-season hype accompanied the team into their first week of Fall Camp. To repeat last year's success, and clear the final hurdle, they'll need contributions from first-year players, particularly those whose Tiger Stripe cards (do y'all still use those?) are hot off the presses.

On this week's show, we discussed the potential of this bumper crop of a freshman class, thoughts on the team's weigh-in and potential breakout players, the end of disrespect for our team, and a monster DE commitment out of Virginia.

Enjoy the show!

  • 1:16 - Recruiting: Jordan Williams signing
  • 8:40 - Top 100 player projections
  • 20:43 - Fall Camp notes: weigh-ins, under-the-radar impact guys
  • 41:11 - Forecasting the 2016 Freshman Class

What's a Pawcast? It's a semi-regular podcast, hosted by three CU alumni — Ben, Cody, and Nick — who analyze current Clemson Tigers events from a fan's perspective, and try to predict the future. Because we're far from experts, we farm out that part of the show. Past and future guests include Shakin' the Southland writers, CFB media personalities, former Clemson players & coaches, and a mixed bag of opponent school podcasters, fans, and radio guys.

To check out past shows, visit our Soundcloud page, where you can also subscribe to stream future podcasts. Come for the banter and hastily-formed takes, stay for the Gamecock jokes and microbrew tips. We also post a variety of links on our Twitter and Facebook pages. Check back here at STS for future shows, or subscribe within your favorite podcast app.