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Clemson corners figuring it out

Darius Robinson

CLEMSON – Four games into the 2013 season, Clemson's defense is clearly improved. The Tigers are in the top 30 nationally in scoring defense and the top 40 in total defense.

And while a strong defensive line gets plenty of credit, it's hard to ignore the progress made in the back end. Clemson's secondary is yielding 213.3 yards passing per game. While that's only eighth-best in the ACC and 51st nationally, it represents an improvement from 2012, when the Tigers allowed 240 yards passing per game. Through four games, Clemson has allowed eight pass plays of 30-plus...

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