Concerns about Clemson’s defense quickly melted away as the Auburn game played out. The Tigers dominated up front and recorded 13 tackles for loss.
The emergence of freshman Dexter Lawrence, as a defensive stopper (7 tackles) and offensive road-grader in the backfield, was one of many highlights on the defense.
Earlier this week defensive coordinator Brent Venables along with Lawrence and defensive end Christian Wilkins talked about the Auburn outing.
Brent Venables review defense vs Auburn and previews the matchup with Troy
Dexter Lawrence discusses his first game as a Tiger
Christian Wilkins talks about 1st game at defensive end and his time as a running back