Clemson DB Mickens, WR Williams out vs
Oct 24, 2023, 04:17 PM ET CLEMSON, S.C.– Clemson will be down a set of starters in pass receiver Antonio Williams and safety R.J. Mickens when it faces North Carolina State on Saturday.Tigers coach Dabo
Swinney said Williams, who had actually just returned after missing three games with an ankle injury, injured a toe in the loss to Miami last weekend.Mickens had an appendectomy Monday, according to Swinney.Editor’s Picks 1 Related Williams was one of Clemson’s top playmakers as a freshman in 2022. He has 17 catches for 192 lawns and 2 touchdowns this season. Williams made two catches for 47 lawns before coming out near halftime in the 28-20 overtime loss to the Hurricanes.Swinney stated Williams would be out for a while and might be able to return toward the end of the season.Mickens’stomach was hurting and he was diagnosed with appendicitis, Swinney stated. It could take two or 3 weeks before he’s healthy enough to return, the coach said.Mickens has begun all 7 games, with 37 tackles
and 3 pass breakups.Clemson(4-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference)will try to bounce back versus the Wolfpack (4-3, 1-2 ).