Currie, Hill will be Busy Saturday

Airese Currie and Tye Hill will have a busy day on Saturday, April 5. Both Clemson football players also will run in the Clemson Invitational track meet at the Rock Norman Track the same day. Both have been two sport athletes at Clemson the last two years.

Currie will run the anchor leg on Clemson's 4X100 meter relay team in an event that starts at 1:30 PM, the same time the Clemson Spring Game is scheduled to kick off. At the conclusion of the relay event, Currie will go to the locker room in the Jervey Athletic Center and change into his football uniform. He will then go to Riggs Field, where he should be in action by the second quarter of the football game.

At the conclusion of the football game, Currie will go back to the Jervey Athletic Center, change back into his track uniform and compete in the 200 meters, which is scheduled to run at 4:20 PM.Hill will start his day in a football uniform, playing in the spring game from the start as a starting cornerback, then leave with Currie immediately after the football game and also compete in the 200 meters.

Currie was an All-American in outdoor track on Clemson's 4X100 meter relay team that finished second in the nation last year at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. He was All-ACC in the 60 meters during this past indoor season. Hill also competed for the Clemson indoor track team this past winter and had the second best time in the 60 meters (6.77) over the course of the season.

On the gridiron, Currie is fifth in Clemson history in career yards per reception. He had 16 catches last year for 282 yards and three touchdowns. For his career he has 34 catches for 602 and four scores. Hill was Clemson's third leading rusher last year as a red-shirt freshman with 225 yards on just 42 attempts, a 5.4 average. He led the team in yards per rush.

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