Top opposing wide receivers

Up next in CUTigers' look at the best opposing players Clemson will see this season are the wide receivers.

1-Rashad Greene, Florida State

2012

Greene led the Seminoles in receptions, yards and touchdowns for the second consecutive season. He appeared in all 14 games, 13 of which he started.

Greene hauled in 57 receptions for 741 yards and six receiving touchdowns. He also worked at punt returner, where he finished third in the country with 15.4 yards per return.

What he's doing here

The most explosive wide receiver in the ACC not named Sammy Watkins. Greene became the first wide receiver at Florida State since Peter Warrick to score receiving, rushing and return touchdowns in the same season.

Greene finished as one of the best freshman receivers in Florida State history. His 38 catches are second-most, the seven receiving touchdowns and 596 receiving yards are both third-most by a Seminole freshman.

2-Stefon Diggs, Maryland

2012

Considering that Diggs had to catch passes from a scholarship linebacker at one point, his 54 receptions for 848 yards and six touchdowns are even more impressive. The former five-star recruit also rushed 20 times for 114 yards.

What he's doing here

In terms of explosiveness, Diggs is right there with Watkins and Greene as the league's best. With a healthy C.J. Brown at quarterback for the Terps, Diggs could have a monster sophomore season.

3-Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest


Campanaro caught 79 passes in 10 games last season.

2012

Campanaro, who appeared in 10 games, missed two with a hand injury against Duke in late September. He was still named second-team All-ACC by both the media and the coaches.

A two-time ACC Receiver of the Week, Campanaro finished the season with 79 catches for 763 yards and six touchdowns. His 79 receptions rank fourth in the school's single-season history. He also rushed 16 times for 82 yards and a touchdown.

Campanaro also led the ACC with 7.9 receptions per game, which is the second-highest single-season average in conference history.

What he's doing here

The Wes Welker clone has enjoyed a very productive career at Wake Forest.

In 34 games, Campanaro has caught 162 passes for 1,703 yards and eight touchdowns. He's also rushed for 228 yards and two touchdowns.

Campanaro is a solid return option, too. He's returned 35 kicks for 828 yards and 15 punts for 107 yards and a score.

Honorable Mention-Alex Amidon, Boston College

2012

Amidon started all 12 games and was named to the All-ACC first-team. He caught 78 passes for 1,210 yards and seven touchdowns, establishing the school record for receiving yards and receptions in a single season.

Ranked 11th in the NCAA and second in the ACC for receiving yards per game [100.8], Amidon finished the year second among ACC receivers with 6.5 receptions per game.

What he's doing here

While Amidon won't wow NFL scouts with his measurables, but his production from last season will. The rising senior wide receiver helps forms half of one of the most under-rated quarterback/wide receiver connections in the country.

In 33 games at Boston College, Amidon has caught 114 passes for 1,773 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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