Charlie Whitehurst: The Clemson Magician Takes over in Seattle

March 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

OK. So Magician maybe a bit over the top. Agreed. However, with the lack of NFL experience—and I mean lack—the only football production we can rest any hope on is Charlie at Clemson. So, let's take a look at a small but paramount sample size: his 2005 senior season.
Charlie Whitehurst's 2005 statistics
- 229 comp in 340 att's for 2,483 yds. 
- 67.4 completion percentage. 
- 11 td's and 10 int's in 11 games played.
Whitehurt''s two big ACC games against ranked Miami and ranked Florida State
Miami: 36-30, triple-OT loss. Went 31-for-55 for 288 yds, 2 td's and 1 int. + 65-yd run.
Impressive in defeat was the fact that Charlie was playing on a Clemson team known for defense. Plus, C.W. was working with a virtually non-existent running game and a below-average offensive line. And who were his skill receivers or tight end? A bunch of who dats and who deys.
Clemson was down 20-10 late in the fourth quar...

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