Clemson Players React To RB’s Transfer To South Carolina

first_img On Monday, Tavien Feaster confirmed the widely-rumored move to South Carolina with a post on Instagram.He’ll be wearing No. 4 after taking No. 28, C.J. Spiller’s number and the one he wore in high school, at Clemson.There are almost definitely a bunch of Clemson fans who feel slighted at the move, though you’d hope that Clemson fans would be unbothered by most things with the wild success the Tigers have had over the last few years.Clemson players though? They’re just happy for their friend and former teammate.The State went through the nearly 800 comments on his Instagram post and found numerous positive ones sent from his Clemson teammates.TE Braden Galloway: “Love this way brudda!”LB Isaiah Simmons: “Ooooo (fire emoji)”Former LB Shaq Smith (Now at Maryland): “Ok 4 love you brudda (heart emoji)”RB Travis Etienne: “Jersey swap (looking eyes emoji)”WR Diondre Overton: (heart emoji)Former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant (Now at Missouri): “Yesss sir !!!”WR Amari Rodgers: “Love bro (flex emoji)”Former Clemson DL Shaq Lawson: “Put on for the 864”S K’Von Wallace: (3 fire emojis)Former LB JD Davis: “One love bro”DB Mario Goodrich: “Good luck gang (heart emoji) (100 emoji)RB Darien Rencher: “All love brotha (heart emoji)”WR Justyn Ross: ”(Heart emoji) (Heart emoji) make you money G”When the Palmetto Bowl rolls around in November, these guys are going to be rooting against Feaster pretty hard, but for now, it is natural that they’re supporting Feaster, even if he’s set to join a hated rival.[The State] Clemson RB Tavien Feaster celebrates the national title.SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 07: Tavien Feaster #28 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff National Championship at Levi’s Stadium on January 07, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide with a score of 44 to 16.(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)Clemson and South Carolina share one of the most heated rivalries in college football. Running back Tavien Feaster is making the rare move of transferring between two schools that share the kind of animosity that the Tigers and Gamecocks do.Feaster, the No. 1-ranked all-purpose back in the country back in 2015 and the top recruit out of South Carolina that year, got caught in an incredibly deep backfield at Clemson. Travis Etienne has emerged as one of the most dynamic backs in college football, making it hard to divvy up the carries to keep everyone happy.When he’s gotten chances, though, Feaster’s been very dynamic. In 2017, statistically his best season, he ran the ball 107 times for 669 yards and seven touchdowns, with 112 yards and a score through the air.Last season, as Etienne really emerged as a star, Feaster was still very efficient but his workload took a step back. He ran for 440 yards and six touchdowns on 78 carries.last_img

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