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Tigers now must depend on Ellington

Tigers now must depend on Ellington

CLEMSON – If the comparison wasn't apparent last season when Andre Ellington finished as Clemson's second leading rusher, carrying for 491 yards for an average of 7.2 yards per carry, it sure proved it to be true this spring.

It all started during preseason camp last year when coach Dabo Swinney admitted that he would, on occasion, confuse Ellington's No. 23 with C.J. Spiller's No. 28. For running backs coach Andre Powell, he really began to take notice this spring. "Andre solidified the fact that he's quick as lightning," he said. "He can play." In April's Orange and White spring game, Ellington...

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