We know who’s leaving Clemson

Now that the NFL Draft declaration deadline has passed, we now know which Clemson players will return to Death Valley next season and which will begin their professional careers.

The Tigers got a major shot in the arm Saturday night when head coach Dabo Swinney announced starters Clelin Ferrell, Austin Bryant, Kendall Joseph and Mark Fields would return to school next season and another one Monday when the school announced Christian Wilkins would return, but several starters from both sides of the ball will take their talents to the big league.

Clemson offensive lineman Taylor Hearn (51), right, Clemson offensive lineman Taylor Hearn (51), right, runs with a loose ball near wide receiver Deon Cain (8) playing Boston College after quarterback Kelly Bryant(2) dropped it during the second quarter in Memorial Stadium at Clemson on Saturday.

Clemson wide receiver Ray-Ray McCloud (21) returns Clemson wide receiver Ray-Ray McCloud (21) returns an NC State punt 77 yards to score a TD during the 1st quarter on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at N.C.