Clemson Football: 10 Scariest Tigers to face under Dabo Swinney

CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA - AUGUST 29: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers greets fans during the Tiger Walk prior to the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Memorial Stadium on August 29, 2019 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)
CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA - AUGUST 29: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers greets fans during the Tiger Walk prior to the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Memorial Stadium on August 29, 2019 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images) /
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CLEMSON, SC – NOVEMBER 21: C.J. Spiller #28 of the Clemson Tigers looks on during the game against the Virginia Cavaliers at Memorial Stadium on November 21, 2009 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
CLEMSON, SC – NOVEMBER 21: C.J. Spiller #28 of the Clemson Tigers looks on during the game against the Virginia Cavaliers at Memorial Stadium on November 21, 2009 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) /

2. C.J. Spiller

C.J. Spiller is one of the first play-makers to help put Clemson football back on the map.

Spiller left Tiger Town with 3,547 yards rushing and 32 touchdowns. Spiller was a force for the Clemson offense and was a threat to take the ball to the end zone any time he touched the ball.

When you watch Spiller run, he was just faster than the other defenders. He had good vision and whenever he got out in space, he just had another gear he could use to get down the sideline.

Spiller wasn’t just a threat as a running back, but also as a punt and kick returner.

During his senior season in 2009, he carried the Tiger offense. Spiller rushed for 233 yards in the ACC Championship game in a loss to Georgia Tech and was near untouchable that entire season. He was the entire game plan for opposing defensive coordinators and, yet, they still couldn’t stop him.