Clemson running back Andre Ellington shakes the tackle of Maryland's Anthony Nixon while A.J. Francis (96) pursues during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Photo by: RICHARD SHIRO

Clemson running back Andre Ellington shakes the tackle of Maryland's Anthony Nixon while A.J. Francis (96) pursues during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)