When the Furman football team opened its season at Clemson on Saturday the national media spotlight was on the No. 2 Tigers, who were the highest-ranked opponent in the 113-year history of the Paladin program.
But Furman senior quarterback Harris Roberts, who just happens to be a full-time Clemson student when he’s not playing football for the Paladins, gave Clemson coach Dabo Swinney’s team a run for its money in terms of pre-game publicity. And if you’re wondering how it’s possible for a student at one school to suit up for the opposition on game day, you’re no different than the national sports media.
ESPN’s Marty Smith was on campus earlier last week to interview Roberts for a story, and he was one of many to report on the unusual circumstance. You can read more at these media outlets:
The New York Times
The Greenville News
Post and Courier