The award is presented each year to the top player in college football.
Only Southern California had more players than Clemson on the list with
four. Clemson, Arkansas and Oklahoma were the only schools with three
Ellington was a second-team All-ACC running back last year when he
gained 1,178 yards in 13 games. He leads all active ACC players in
career rushing yards with 2355. He added 11 touchdowns rushing last
year and has 25 for his career.
Boyd was a first-team All-ACC quarterback last year and set an ACC
record for touchdown responsibility last year with 33 passing and five
rushing for 38 total. He threw for a school record 3828 yards and had
4046 yards of total offense. He threw for at least 200 yards in 13 of
the 14 games a year ago and was named the MVP of the ACC Championship
game against Virginia Tech.
Watkins was the National Freshman of the Year by a variety of sources
last season when he caught 82 passes for 1219 yards and 12 scores. He
gained 2288 all-purpose yards in 2011, second most in Clemson history.
He was named a first-team AP All-American as an all-purpose player,
just the fourth AP true freshman to make first team All-ACC.
Three Tigers on Maxwell list
CUTigers.com Top Stories
GRADES AND ANALYSIS: NC State#3 Clemson committed 4 turnovers, including 3 in the red zone and a pick-six, in its 24-17 overtime win over NC State in Death Valley.
CUTigers.comThursday at 2:52 PM
Clemson Basketball Media DayWatch Head Coach Brad Brownell and his assistant coaches discuss the upcoming basketball season at Clemson Media Day!
CUTigers.comThursday at 1:30 PM
PHOTO GALLERY: #3 Clemson vs NC StateEnjoy these images from Clemson's thrilling overtime victory versus NC State in Death Valley, courtesy of CUTigers Photographer John Bolton!
CUTigers.comThursday at 11:12 AM
College coaches who could get hired awayWhy these highly sought college football coaches would leave (and why they could stay)
ScoutThursday at 10:00 AM
TOP PLAYS: NC State vs. ClemsonHere's a look back at some of NC State's top plays against Clemson, and the highlights are courtesy of ABC. The first video is a collection of all the highlights and below it are…
Pack PrideWednesday at 8:28 AM