Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Clemson's Swinney says 4 to miss Georgia game

AP - Sports
Clemson's Swinney says 4 to miss Georgia game

View photo

Clemson defensive end Corey Crawford (93) and safety Phillip Fajgenbaum, right, stretch during college football practice Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla. Clemson plays Ohio State in the Orange Bowl Jan. 3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says two returning starters in defensive end Corey Crawford and offensive lineman David Beasley are among four players who'll miss the Tigers' opening game with Georgia for violating team rules.

Swinney announced the punishments for Crawford, Beasley, backup offensive lineman Shaq Anthony and reserve cornerback Garry Peters on Tuesday, a day before the Tigers begin spring drills. He did not specify what the players did to get suspended.

Swinney called the four good young men, but said they broke rules and must understand there are consequences for their actions.

Clemson opens the season at Georgia on August 30th.

Crawford started 12 of 13 games last season and finished with 52 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss and three sacks. Beasley started seven games.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL Million Dollar Baller 54613/113636 $10 $1000000 Today 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $50K Tournament [$5K to 1st] 41950/56818 $1 $50000 Today 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $1 Single Entry 50/50 [Top 50% Win] 3751/10000 $1 $9000 Today 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (17)