CLIFTON GEATHERS
Defensive End
2007-2009
Georgetown, SC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Hargrave Military Chatham, VA
Carvers Bay Hemingway, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
2007 Spring 2007 96 DE 6-7 270 Fr
2007 Fall 2007 96 DE 6-7 276 Fr 0 0
2008 Spring 2008 96 DE 6-7 290 So
2008 Fall 2008 96 DE 6-7 284 So 1 1
2009 Spring 2009 96 DE 6-8 281 Jr
2009 2009 Media Guide 96 DE 6-8 281 Jr
2009 Fall 2009 96 DE 6-8 281 Jr 8 8
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
2007 Official Pre-Spring Depth Chart Defensive End 3rd String
8/28/08 vs. N.C. State Defensive End 2nd String
9/13/08 vs Georgia Defensive End 2nd String
9/20/08 vs. Wofford Defensive End 2nd String
10/4/08 at Mississippi Defensive End Co-Starter
10/11/08 at Kentucky Defensive End 2nd String
11/8/08 vs. Arkansas Defensive End 2nd String
Pre Spring 2009 Defensive End Starter
9/24/09 vs. Mississippi Defensive End 2nd String
1/2/2010 PapaJohns Bowl Defensive End Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
2005 Shrine Bowl
Recruiting Rankings and Honors
SourcePositionRank
Sporting News East Top 100 ALL 6
Sporting News National Top 100 OL 7
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
2007 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
2008 17 12 29 3.5 2.5 0 2 0 1 0
2009 26 13 39 7.5 2.5 1 4 1 2 0
Tot 45 25 70 11.0 5.0 1 7 1 3 0
Penalties
YearPenaltiesYards
2009 1 -15
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham Defensive End
2009-10-10 Kentucky Defensive End
2009-10-17 Alabama Defensive End
2009-10-24 Vanderbilt Defensive End
2009-10-31 Tennessee Defensive End
2009-11-07 Arkansas Defensive End
2009-11-14 Florida Defensive End
2009-11-28 Clemson Defensive End
2010-01-02 Connecticut Defensive End
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2008 2008-10-04 Mississippi 2 8 UMS 34 Jevan Snead sacked for loss of 5 (Clifton Geathers), fumble, recovered by (Nathan Pepper) returned 29 yards, touchdown
2008 2008-10-11 Kentucky 3 11 USC 20 Mike Hartline sacked for loss of 7 (Jordin Lindsey, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 3 4 CLM 9 Cullen Harper sacked for loss of 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 2 11 USC 41 Greg McElroy sacked for loss of 5 (Clifton Geathers),fumble, recovered by Clifton Geathers
2009 2009-10-24 Vanderbilt 3 5 VAN 14 Larry Smith sacked for loss of 6 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 1 10 USC 47 Tim Tebow sacked for loss of 9 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 3 5 USC 6 Tim Tebow sacked for loss of 5 (Melvin Ingram, Clifton Geathers)
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 3 5 UAB 30 Joe Webb rush for loss of 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-09-24 Mississippi 2 1 UMS 41 Rodney Scott rush for loss of 1 (Ladi Ajiboye, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 2 5 SCS 16 William Ford rush for loss of 4 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 2 9 ARK 8 Michael Smith rush for loss of 2 (Clifton Geathers, Ladi Ajiboye)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 2 10 USC 36 Jeffrey Demps rush for loss of 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 1 10 USC 30 Jeffrey Demps rush for loss of 4 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 2 11 FLA 45 Tim Tebow rush for loss of 7 (Clifton Geathers)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 3 9 UCT 45 Zach Frazier pass incomplete (Clifton Geathers)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2007 2007-09-15 South Carolina State 3 6 USC 43 Travil Jamison rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-08-28 North Carolina State 2 6 NCS 29 Andre Brown rush for 2 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-04 Vanderbilt 2 5 VAN 47 Gaston Miller rush for 2 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 2 8 UGA 24 Knowshon Moreno rush for 4 yards (Eric Norwood, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 2 10 UGA 30 Matthew Stafford rush for 17 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 1 10 USC 15 Knowshon Moreno, 5-yd pass from Matthew Stafford (Dustin Lindsey, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-20 Wofford 2 2 USC 25 Dane Romero rush for no gain (Clifton Geathers, Travian Robertson)
2008 2008-09-20 Wofford 3 2 USC 25 Dane Romero rush for 1 yard (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-20 Wofford 2 9 WOF 25 Dane Romero rush for 7 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 1 10 UAB 39 Jim Mitchell rush for 2 yards (Eric Norwood, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 1 15 UAB 15 Joe Webb rush for 4 yards (Ladi Ajiboye, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 2 8 UAB 31 Joe Webb rush for 6 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 1 10 USC 45 Jim Mitchell rush for 4 yards (Clifton Geathers, Marvin Sapp)
2008 2008-10-04 Mississippi 1 10 UMS 32 Brandon Bolden rush for 2 yards (Jasper Brinkley, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-10-04 Mississippi 2 8 UMS 34 Jevan Snead sacked for loss of 5 (Clifton Geathers), fumble, recovered by (Nathan Pepper) returned 29 yards, touchdown
2008 2008-10-04 Mississippi 1 10 USC 49 Brandon Bolden rush for 2 yards (Clifton Geathers, Emanuel Cook)
2008 2008-10-18 Louisiana State 1 10 USC 45 Andrew Hatch rush for 7 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-10-18 Louisiana State 3 3 LSU 29 Richard Murphy rush for 3 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-10-18 Louisiana State 2 2 USC 26 Keiland Williams rush for 6 yards (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-01 Tennessee 2 4 UTN 33 Lennon Creer rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-01 Tennessee 2 10 UTN 48 Arian Foster rush for no gain (Dustin Lindsey, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-15 Florida 1 10 FLA 23 Chris Rainey rush up middle for 7 (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-15 Florida 2 3 FLA 30 Chris Rainey over right tackle for 3 (Dion Lecorn, Clifton Geathers)
2008 2008-11-15 Florida 2 9 USC 47 Emmanuel Moody over right guard for no gain (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2009-01-01 Iowa 1 10 USC 47 Shonn Greene rush for 4 (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2009-01-01 Iowa 3 1 USC 38 Ricky Stanzi rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2008 2009-01-01 Iowa 1 10 IOW 40 Jewel Hampton rush for 11 (Clifton Geathers, Antonio Allen)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 3 1 UGA 38 Richard Samuel rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers, Kenny Davis)
2009 2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic 2 6 FAU 47 Xavier Stinson rush for 5 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic 2 4 FAU 46 Willie Rose rush for 7 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic 1 10 USC 46 Alfred Morris rush for 5, fumble, forced by (Clifton Geathers), recovered by (Stephon Gilmore)
2009 2009-09-24 Mississippi 1 10 USC 47 Brandon Bolden rush for 4 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-09-24 Mississippi 1 10 UMS 27 Jevan Snead rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 1 10 SCS 42 Derrick Wiley rush for no gain (Clifton Geathers, Eric Norwood)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 1 10 SCS 25 William Ford rush for no gain (Nathan Pepper, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 1 10 USC 35 Malcolm Long rush for 5 (Clifton Geathers, Shaq Wilson)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 2 6 SCS 40 Travil Jamison rush for 1 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-03 South Carolina State 2 5 SCS 43 William Ford rush for 1 (Josh Dickerson, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-10 Kentucky 3 1 UKY 49 John Conner rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-10 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 3 John Conner rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-10 Kentucky 2 7 UKY 6 John Conner rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-10 Kentucky 4 1 USC 48 Will Fidler rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-10 Kentucky 1 6 USC 6 Randall Cobb rush for 2 (Cliff Matthews, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 2 11 USC 41 Greg McElroy sacked for loss of 5 (Clifton Geathers),fumble, recovered by Clifton Geathers
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 2 11 USC 41 Greg McElroy sacked for loss of 5 (Clifton Geathers),fumble, recovered by Clifton Geathers
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 1 10 ALA 33 Mark Ingram rush for 5 (Darian Stewart, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-24 Vanderbilt 2 3 USC 49 Warren Norman rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers, Shaq Wilson)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 2 10 UTN 26 Jonathan Crompton rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 2 5 UTN 10 Montario Hardesty rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 1 10 USC 42 David Oku rush for 4 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 1 10 ARK 28 Michael Smith rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers, Eric Norwood)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 2 1 USC 1 Broderick Green rush for no gain (Eric Norwood, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 1 10 USC 11 D.J. Williams, 9-yd pass from Ryan Mallett (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 1 10 USC 11 Tim Tebow rush for 1 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 2 7 USC 7 Chris Rainey rush for 3 (Chris Culliver, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2009-11-28 Clemson 1 10 CLM 37 Jacoby Ford rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers, Stephon Gilmore)
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 3 1 UCT 43 Andre Dixon rush for 3 (Clifton Geathers, Chris Culliver)
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 1 10 UCT 44 Andre Dixon rush for 1 (Clifton Geathers)
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 1 10 UCT 45 Andre Dixon rush for no gain (Shaq Wilson, Clifton Geathers)
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 1 4 USC 4 Andre Dixon rush for 2 (Clifton Geathers)