Clemson Tigers’ Star Running Back, Will Shipley, Nominated for the Heisman Trophy; Jersey Retirement Ceremony Announced

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson Tigers’ star running back, Will Shipley, is garnering well-deserved attention as he enters the 2023 football season. Shipley’s remarkable performance in the previous year has earned him a nomination for the prestigious Heisman Trophy, recognizing the nation’s top college football player.

To honor Shipley’s outstanding contributions to the team and the sport, Clemson University has announced a special Clemson Tigers Football Jersey retirement ceremony. During the ceremony, Shipley’s No. 1 jersey will be forever enshrined, joining the ranks of Clemson’s football legends.

In his freshman year, Shipley electrified fans with his explosive speed and dynamic running style. He quickly established himself as a key playmaker in Clemson’s offense and a fan-favorite.

“I’m truly honored to have my jersey retired,” said Will Shipley. “Clemson has become my home, and the support from the fans has been incredible.”

Coach Dabo Swinney commended Shipley’s talent and character, stating, “Will is an exceptional player and leader. We’re excited to honor him with this jersey retirement.”

The jersey retirement ceremony promises to be an emotional and inspiring event for Clemson fans, celebrating the outstanding career of their star running back, Will Shipley.