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Hot Rod's time arrives... finally

CLEMSON - There isn't a thing wrong with Roderick McDowell being the most excited guy in the room. He's earned that right.

At the very least, his status as a senior grants him consent. So does the journey he's taken to reach this point. Leaving Clemson was once an option for McDowell, a very legitimate one at that. Facing the odds that he did, most folks wouldn't have traversed the road that McDowell opted to take. But he toughed it out, opting to stay at Clemson after three long seasons of not doing a whole lot... Recommended Stories