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Clemson's 300-pound defensive lineman celebrates national title with split

Tue Jan 10 04:01:33 EST 2017 | Sporting News
Christian Wilkins may weigh over 300 pounds, but he has the graceful moves of a gymnast. After the sophomore defensive lineman and the rest of the Clemson Tigers completed their come-from-behind victory to win the program's first national championship in 35 years, Wilkins celebrated by doing a complete split.  MORE: Dabo Swinney calls out Colin Cowherd after Clemson beat 'Bama Wilkins was also spotted doing a back handspring while running out onto the field. MORE: Clemson's B..


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