Downer Signs with Detroit

Former Clemson tight end signs as an undrafted free agent with the Detroit Lions.
April 30, 2006

Downer Not Overthinking the Situation

CLEMSON – As the saying goes, ignorance is bliss. And that's certainly the case with Clemson tight end Cole Downer, who is poised to return to action Saturday after having his spleen removed six weeks ago in an emergency operation.
October 26, 2005

Downer Has Spleen Removed

Clemson tight end Cole Downer had surgery Saturday night to have his spleen removed after suffering an injury while making a reception in the fourth quarter of Clemson's triple overtime loss to Miami (FL) at Death Valley.
September 18, 2005

Tight Ends Ready for Increased Role

Don't think Clemson tight end Cole Downer isn't ready to step into a starting role Saturday night against Texas A&M. He'll be the first to admit he's ready for the challenge.
August 31, 2005

Tight Ends Assume Critical Role

CLEMSON – Ever since Tommy Bowden took over as head football coach, fans have been screaming for him to incorporate the tight end more into the passing game. Well, they finally have their wish.
August 7, 2005