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Clemson Football and David Saville's Postgame Dance with Team - October 2014

Clemson routed North Carolina State over the weekend, but the 41-0 victory wasn't the highlight of the day for the Tigers. The best moment came in the locker room after the game when team manager David Saville got in front of the team and broke out a victory dance. The team went wild when he finished showing off his moves.

Rion HolcombeRion Holcombe Featured on CBS - August 2014

On August 22, 2014 Rion Holcombe was featured on CBS nightly news. CBS takes a look at Rion's journey from acceptance into the ClemsonLIFE program all the way to move in on August 17, 2014. Rion is part of an incoming class of 9 students. See the CBS Evening News story and the WSPA story leading up to the Evening News broadcast.




David Saville, Hooly Rowe, Dwayne Allen at National Down Syndrome ConventionDavid Saville at the NDSC - July 2014

Former Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen and David Saville were speakers at the National Down Syndrome Congress that took place July 10-14 in Indianapolis, IN. See more.

Clemson Rugby Adds Two Members Through ClemsonLife Program - January 2014

The Clemson rugby team added two new members last week, as Michael Decosimo and Tyler Davis accepted positions as team managers for the program. Read the article.

Nick Whitrow of Clemson Rugby welcomes Michael Decosimo to the program.

Nick Whitrow of Clemson Rugby welcomes Michael Decosimo to the program.

Clemson Coach Justin Hickey welcomes Nick Davis to the program.

Clemson Coach Justin Hickey welcomes Nick Davis to the program.

Rion Holcombe is all smiles after learning about his admission to the ClemsonLIFE program.Acceptance letter brings smile to new ClemsonLIFE student's face - December 2013

In early December, Susan Holcombe took a video of her son, Rion, as he learned he had been accepted to the ClemsonLIFE program. His reaction is priceless and has become a viral sensation, receiving more than 1.75 million views and climbing! In addition to Headline News, the story has also been featured on CNN, People magazine, the Today Show, USA Today, the Greenville News, The State, the Huffington Post, CBS Miami and countless other media outlets in the U.S. and around the world. Read more.


David Saville ESPN interviewUplifting Story on Clemson's Football Managers - September 2013

On Front Rowe, Holly Rowe gets an inside look at Clemson football managers David Saville and Brad Hammond, who have Down syndrome, and the inspiration they bring to the team. Read more.


Kelsi Dungan interviewClemsonLIFE student Kelsi Duggan bio - August 2013

Kelsi Dungan is currently attending ClemsonLIFE where she resides in an apartment on campus. After high school Kelsi volunteered at the institute of Marine Mammal Studies which inspired her goal to work at an aquarium after college. Read more.