Four Clemson players have been extended invites to participate in the 2022 NFL Combine March 1-7 in Indianapolis.
These players include senior cornerback Mario Goodrich, junior cornerback Andrew Booth Jr., junior wide receiver Justyn Ross, and senior linebacker Baylon Spector.
Goodrich ended his career with 84 tackles (0.5 for loss), 15 pass breakups, five interceptions, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in 47 games (16 starts). He saved his best for last when he became a third team All American from PFF and was a first team All ACC honoree. He also ended his career as the MVP for his performance in the Tigers win in over Iowa State in the 2021 Cheez-It Bowl.
Booth ended his career at Clemson with 75 tackles (5.5 for loss), 10 pass breakups, five interceptions, a sack, and a fumble recovery that he returned 21 yards for a touchdown. these came in 35 career games (15 starts). He also ended this season as a first team All ACC selection. He and Goodrich swept first team honors at cornerback in the Conference.
Ross returned in 2021 after missing the entire the 2020 season and finished his career with 158 catches for 2,379 yards and 20 touchdowns in 39 games (24 starts). He finished his time at Clemson tied for fifth in Tiger history in career receiving touchdowns, 10th in career receiving yards, and 11th in career receptions. His return came after a career threatening spinal condition which got him named as one of two recipients of the ACC’s Brian Piccolo Award. This award is presented annually to the conference’s most courageous player(s).
Spector was as a two year starter at WILL after spending many seasons as a key reserve. He ended his Clemson career with 210 career tackles (22.0 for loss), 9.0 sacks, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, three pass breakups, and an interception in 53 games (21 starts). He ended the 2021 season ranked second on the team with 85 tackles (4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks), a pass breakup, an interception, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in 11 games (10 starts).