No. 14DT Josh Watson, Redshirt Junior
Watson spent a year at Hargrave Military Academy before signing with Clemson. He was a full qualifier out of high school, but didn't have any D-1 offers. Following his post-grad season, he had close to 10 offers.
The ResumeAfter playing just 21 snaps during his redshirt freshman campaign, Watson logged 461 snaps in 2012, which was second-most among Clemson defensive tackles.
He recorded 54 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and three sacks last season.
Moving ForwardThe 6-foot-4, 285-pound redshirt junior was listed as a starter beside Grady Jarrett on the post-spring depth chart.
Clemson typically rotates five defensive tackles in and out through the course of the game. Since there was no turnover at the position after last season, Watson is projected to play close to 500 snaps again this fall.
15. Tyler Shatley
16. Charone Peake
17. Bashaud Breeland
18. Ryan Norton
19. Corey Crawford
20. Mackensie Alexander
21. Robert Smith
22. Jordan Leggett
23. Quandon Christian
24. David Beasley
25. Tyshon Dye