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Cornerback quandary

Darius Robinson

CLEMSON - Injuries have plagued Clemson's cornerbacks. Martin Jenkins was the first casualty. Then, Darius Robinson and Bashaud Breeland went down.

Those injuries contributed to the defense's struggles. Clemson is 62nd in the country in pass efficiency and 81st against the pass. The Tigers' season began short-handed. Before the end of August, Clemson's coaches planned for 2012 to be a redshirt year for Jenkins, who had been dealing with a "sports hernia-like" injury. Halfway through the season, the cornerback group took another pair of...

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