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Clemson DE Ferrell returning to Tigers

From FOX Sports - January 13, 2018

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP)Clemson All-American defensive end Clelin Ferrell is returning to the Tigers next season.

Ferrell is a 6-foot-5, 280-pound redshirt sophomore who led the Tigers with 9 1/2 sacks and 18 tackles for loss. He was also considered a likely first-round selection in the NFL draft if he gave up the rest of his college eligibility. Instead, he said at the teams football banquet Saturday night he was coming back next fall.

Also passing on the NFL for Clemson next year were starters in defensive end Austin Bryant and linebacker Kendall Joseph. Bryant had 8.5 sacks this season, while Joseph was second on the team with 90 tackles.

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