Advertisement

 CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Sophomore offensive lineman Isaiah Battle will miss No. 3 Clemson's next game against Wake Forest after he was ejected for punching North Carolina State defensive back Jarvis Byrd last Thursday night.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Sunday that Battle would sit when the third-ranked Tigers (3-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) return home to face the Demon Deacons on Saturday. Battle, from Brooklyn, N.Y., threw an uppercut that knocked Byrd to the turf late in Clemson's 26-14 victory over the Wolfpack.
Swinney said Battle was wrong and would also face punishment at each practice this week.
The coach said Battle was immediately remorseful when he returned to the sidelines and understood his actions were embarrassing to the school. Swinney said Battle also knows it's a mistake he can't make again.
Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Connecticut vs. Houston Pick Will No. 6 Houston have any trouble when it plays host to Connecticut tonight at 8PM ET on ESPN?
Thumbnail Kansas vs. Texas Tech Prediction Will Kansas and Texas Tech score enough points to push the total over tonight when the Big-12 teams clash at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Pick With the total sitting at 47.5, will Texas A&M and South Carolina play over or under that number at 4:00PM ET on Saturday?
Thumbnail UNC vs. Florida State Pick Will No. 12 Florida State have any issues holding off North Carolina when the two meet up on Saturday at 3:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Miami vs. Georgia Tech Pick Can Georgia Tech find a way to slow down No. 14 Miami when these two meet up on Saturday at Noon ET?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages