The Clemson Tigers are coming off one of the most successful periods in school history. For just the second time since the school began play in 1896, the Tigers have reeled off three straight 10-win seasons.
So naturally, much of the talk around Death Valley relates to Clemson's recent success.
However, this offseason has been more about what Clemson must replace to repeat that type of success versus enjoying what the program has built.
Tajh Boyd, arguably the greatest quarterback in school history, is gone. So is Sammy Watkins, one of the best offensive players in the history of the ACC.
Senior Cole Stoudt gets the first crack at replacing Boyd. Can he hold off true freshman Deshaun Watson?
Here is a look at four of the top news items of the 2014 offseason for the Clemson Tigers.