Dantzler and Carson to play in East-West Game

Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler and linebacker Chad Carson will play on the East team in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday. The contest will begin at 1:30 PM eastern time in Palo Alto, CA and it will be televised on ESPN-2.

This will be the first of two college all-star games for Dantzler. He will also play in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL on January 26th. Clemson defensive back Charles Hafley will play in the Gridiron Classic in Orlando on January 26th.

Dantzler became the first quarterback in NCAA history to pass for over 2000 yards and rush for over 1000 this past season when he led the Tigers to a 7-5 record and Humanitarian Bowl victory over Louisiana Tech. He left Clemson with 53 school records. The first-team All-ACC quarterback became just the third quarterback in NCAA history to pass for 5000 yards and rush for over 2500 in a career.

Carson led the Tigers in tackles with year with 137 and he finished his career with 449, fifth best in school history. He was a first-team Academic All-American for the second straight year. He was also the only Division I college football player to reach the finals of the Rhodes Scholarship competition.

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