"I was able to plant and cut and accelerate like I really wanted to before I got hurt," Clemson running back C.J. Spiller said. "Whenever that happens during the week, that's always a good sign for me." Spiller has been suffering from a lingering turf toe injury most of the season.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller has been named ACC player of the year.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller is in the top five of just about every major Heisman poll.
Clemson running back and Heisman candidate C.J. Spiller scored just about every way possible in the Tigers 43-23 win over North Carolina State. Spiller rushed 18 times for 97 yards and a score, caught three passes for 48 yards and a touchdown, and even completed a 17 yard pass to Xavier Dye for a score.
Running back C.J. Spiller has been dealing with a turf toe injury since the first game of the season, but it hasn't slowed him down much as Spiller is averaging 199.8 all-purpose yards per game.
Playing the shadow of C.J. Spiller, Clemson running back Andre Ellington is quietly putting together a nice year. With 335 yards on just 45 carries, Ellington is averaging 7.4 yards per carry.
As he noticeably battled through the turf toe injury that has plagued him most of the season, Clemson running back C.J. Spiller set a career-high mark of 165 yards rushing in the Tigers win over Florida State which was capped with a five-yard touchdown run and a "mini" Heisman pose.
The State reports that Clemson running back C.J. Spiller's toe is feeling better than it has all season.
Paul Strelow of The State openly wonders why Clemson running back C.J. Spiller was not used more in Saturday's win over Miami. Spiller finished the day with 23 touches for 303 all-purpose yards and two scores. One a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller tallied a school record 310 all-purpose yards in the Tigers overtime upset of Miami. Spiller rushed 14 times for 81 yards, caught six passes for 104 yards and a touchdown, and had 125 kick return yards which included a 90 yard return for a score.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller led the charge to put the Tigers back in the ACC Atlantic race with a win over Wake Forest by rushing for 102 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries. Spiller scored on runs of 14 and 66 yards.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller appeared to aggravate his turf toe injury after after a 92-yard kickoff for a touchdown.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller, who was hampered by a toe injury in practice, obviously felt no pain against TCU as he almost single-handily beat the Horned Frogs. Spiller led the Tigers in rushing with 26 carries for 112 yards and a touchdown, and receiving with three catches for 79 yards.
Clemson running back C.J. Spiller was limited in practice Monday with a toe injury, but coach Dabo Swinney expects him to be ready against TCU on Saturday.