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Summer Position Glimpse: Nickel/SAM

Summer Position Glimpse: Nickel/SAM

Because more and more offenses are stretching the field from sideline to sideline and operating at warp speed, defenses are looking to add versatile players who are capable of stopping both the run and the pass.

That's why Brent Venables and the rest of the Clemson defensive staff have sought a number of different kinds of athletes and body types over the last few recruiting cycles. Projected starter: Junior Travis Blanks Backups: While Blanks is listed above as the starter, there's no guarantee that he'll be the No. 1 option for the position. According to the official depth chart, there are four...

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