Time for Gilchrist to Shine

Time for Gilchrist to Shine


Time for Gilchrist to Shine


Senior Marcus Gilchrist is ready to ready for his opportunity to lead the Clemson defense.

Marcus Gilchrist returns to his home at corner for his senior season.  The former high school All-American has played multiple roles for the Tigers over the past few years.  Last season Gilchrist moved to safety and after spending the first two years at corner.

“For the most part I am playing corner.  They also move me to safety at times,” said Gilchrist.

Coach Swinney said on Tuesday that Marcus will be the main return guy for the Tigers as they start the season.  Gilchrist has been a dangerous return man when given his chances the past few years.

Marcus has stepped into a leadership role for the defense.

“I have established a lot of credibility with the guys,” said Gilchrist.

Last year Marcus was one of the leading tacklers on the team.  This year he hopes to maybe get his first interception with the Tigers.

“Whatever my roles is assigned. If it is less tackles and more picks I will do whatever I can to help the team,” said Gilchrist.

Watch Marcus discuss his opportunity to start, the return to corner and more!



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