Davis Allen is having a career-year for Clemson
An unexpected loss in South Bend over the weekend has seemingly crushed the once-undefeated Clemson Tiger’s hope for a championship win.
An ugly 35-14 defeat against the Fighting Irish (6-3) resulted in an unfortunate drop in rankings for the Tigers (8-1, 6-0), once shining at No. 4 and falling to No. 10 after the loss. The Tigers struggled for a second consecutive game on the offensive side of the ball, falling behind 28-0 at a point during the match-up– a first under Dabo Swinney. As seen in prior games, they were only able to maintain a small rhythm in the last remaining minutes.
Davis Allen, a reliable receiver and physical blocker, stuck out as a strong player who contributed to the Tiger’s efforts, leading the team in both receptions and yards (7-60). With his help, the tight ends were one of the only position groups that demonstrated a sense of consistency throughout the game.
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Here’s Allen’s media availability this week:
Allen has a career-high in yards (325) this season and could set new career-best benchmarks in receptions and touchdowns this week against Louisville.
Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday.