Clemson Player Shares Incredible Drawing Of 2 Recently Deceased Tigers

first_img Clemson defensive end Xavier Kelly, who played with both C.J. Fuller and Tyshon Dye, shared a very touching drawing he did of the two on social media.Kelly’s talents clearly extend far beyond the football field. From early this morning:I got emotional when I drew this one💯💪🏾#RIPCJ #RIPTYSHON— xavier kelly (@xavierkelly22) July 10, 2019Kelly is entering his redshirt junior season at Clemson. He joined the program and redshirted in 2016, when both Fuller and Dye were members of Clemson’s backfield.Our thoughts continue to go out to everyone impacted by the passing of both C.J. and Tyshon over the last few months. They are both gone far too soon. Clemson players run off the field after a forced fumble vs. Furman.CLEMSON, SC – SEPTEMBER 01: Defensive lineman K.J. Henry #13 of the Clemson Tigers reacts as he runs off the field with teammates defensive end Xavier Kelly #22, safety Nolan Turner #24, and linebacker Jalen Williams #30 after the Tigers force a Furman Paladins fumble during the fourth quarter of the football game at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)While the Clemson Tigers football program has thrived on the field recently, it has also had a tough few months. We’ve seen a number of former Tigers pass away recently, some of whom died tragically young.Last October, C.J. Fuller died after complications stemming from football-related knee injury that he had been rehabbing, including pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein thrombosis.The former Tigers running back played for the program from 2014-17. He was just 22 years old.Just days ago, another former Clemson running back, Tyshon Dye, passed away. The 25-year old, who played at Clemson from 2014-16 before transferring to ECU, drowned in a Georgia lake over the Fourth of July weekend.last_img

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