Present and future: OG/C

Dalton Freeman will be the only senior offensive lineman on the Clemson roster when the season gets underway in the Georgia Dome on Sept. 1.

Offensive Guard/Center

A Rimington Award watch list member, Freeman has logged 2,402 snaps at center.

He's played in 40 games, 36 of which stars. Freeman has recorded 143 knockdown blocks.

Redshirt freshman Ryan Norton occupies the backup center spot, but he'll continue to battle with early enrolled freshman Jay Guillermo for the job. Norton could also get time as a reserve guard.

Starting at left guard is redshirt sophomore Kalon Davis, who played 49 snaps in 12 games in 2011. Fellow 2010 signee David Beasley is the backup at left guard. He's logged 30 snaps in five games.

Former defensive tackle Tyler Shatley was moved over to the offensive side of the ball where he'll start at right guard. In two seasons on the defensive line, Shatley logged 444 snaps in 26 games.

His backup, redshirt sophomore Reid Webster, played 33 snaps in six games a season ago.

Redshirt freshman Spencer Region and early enrolled freshman Patrick Destefano are also in the mix.

Tyrone Crowder lived in Greer before moving to North Carolina.

Notable Options for 2013

Tyrone Crowder
A four-star guard from Richmond Senior High School in Rockingham, N.C., Crowder plans to unveil his top-five within the next few days. Clemson is expected to be among those schools in his final group. ranks Crowder as the No. 3 guard in the class of 2013. This summer, he plans to visit Clemson, Georgia and South Carolina.

Austin Droogsma
Droogsma, a 6-foot-4, 310-pound three-star prospect from Gulf Breeze, Fla., lists Clemson and Florida State as his top-two choices.

The No. 45 guard in the country most recently visited Tigertown for the March Junior Day. He plans to make a return visit later this summer.

Na'Ty Rodgers
Clemson offered Rodgers during the spring evaluation period. He now holds offers from Arkansas, Florida, Nebraska, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia.

A three-star prospect at McDonough High School in Pomfret, Md., Rodgers is ranked as the No. 33 guard in the nation.

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