You may recall that Jonathan Weitz was the backup kicker behind Potter for the last couple years, and Dabo always said that he was very capable. Weitz was no longer with the team this season, but he is still a full-time online Clemson grad student, living in Charleston. So Dabo gave him a call on Sunday because of Gunn's continued struggles, and Weitz decided to make a comeback! Weitz actually had a job lined up in New York, but he's putting that on hold for the rest of the season.
What a story and crazy timing! It will be really something if this game comes down to a kick! Weitz will practice for the first time on Tuesday and has a few more days to be ready for the big game. Meanwhile, Dabo said he still fully believes in Gunn and his talent. He just thought he needed a break to reboot and get his legs under him.
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