As Clemson football’s 2023 season progresses, coach Dabo Swinney and his staff continually have to decide which of their 26 scholarship freshmen will redshirt this season and which won’t.
Players can appear in four games plus a bowl game and maintain their redshirt. A number of Clemson freshmen already have played more than four games this season, with some playing significant roles. Others have played in fewer and are on track to redshirt.
Here’s a look at who can and can’t redshirt for Clemson.
Which Clemson freshmen aren’t redshirting?
The following players have already played in more than four games or are players Swinney has said he will not redshirt.
LB Jamal Anderson
S Khalil Barnes
WR Tyler Brown
WR Ronan Hanafin
CB Avieon Terrell
CB Shelton Lewis
DE T.J. Parker
DT Peter Woods
OL Harris Sewell
Which freshmen will redshirt?
In some cases, Swinney has outright said a player will redshirt this season. Others have appeared in fewer than four games and are assumed to be redshirting.
WR/DB Misun Kelley: Kelley already was set to redshirt, but he will have surgery on a lingering injury from high school that will end his season. He appeared in two games, one with offensive snaps.
CB Brendan Strozier: Strozier has played in two games for a total of seven defensive snaps.
DE David Ojiegbe: Ojiegbe has played in two games for 11 defensive snaps. He was a four-star prospect and the No. 2 player in Washington, D.C., per 247Sports.
DE A.J. Hoffler: Hoffler has appeared in three games with a total of 31 defensive snaps. He was a four-star prospect and the No. 25 defensive lineman in the class, per 247Sports.
DT Stephiylan Green: A former four-star, Green has played in two games for 13 defensive snaps.
DL Vic Burley: Swinney said Burley wasn’t supposed to redshirt, but a knee injury kept him out early. He returned to practice in Week 2 but has…