CLEMSON – Clemson football announced Tuesday it will play its spring game April 7 at Memorial Stadium. Spring practice begins March 2.

Clemson players and coaches are likely ready to begin practicing today to get beyond an embarrassing 70-33 loss to West Virginia in the Orange Bowl.

Clemson is coming off its first 10-win season in 21 years and its first ACC title since 1991. ESPN analysts Matt Millen and Robert Smith picked Clemson as a top 5 preseason team for 2012 on Tuesday.