The Clemson Tigers returned to practice Monday afternoon in shorts and shoulder pads in preparation for Thursday night's game against the 9th ranked Virginia Cavaliers.
"We practiced better today," said head coach Tommy Bowden afterwards. "I'd be surprised if we didn't come out Thursday and play real hard."
There was also good news on the injury front, as the four players that sat out last Thursday's practice should be back in action against Virginia. "I think everybody is back and has been practicing," said Bowden of the last two days.
Bobby Williamson, Lionel Richardson, Gerald McCloud, and Cliff Harrell were all injured late last week but appear to be ready to play Thursday.
Miller on Offense?
Speculation continues to build that cornerback Justin Miller could see time on offense this season. The question is, will it be on Thursday night?
When asked if he had given any more thought to using Miller on the offensive side of the ball, Bowden said, "Just a little bit, but you know he scored twice on offense on kick off returns. I don't know. He's built like a tailback to be honest with you."
Bowden declined further comment about where Miller could potentially play.
The depth chart at running back this week will be Duane Coleman, followed by Yusef Kelly, Reggie Merriweather, and Kyle Browning...Bowden said again of the turnovers by his team this year have this afternoon, "It's got to eventually turn, it can't get any worse."
Monday Practice Report
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