Older players bring real-life experiences to ACC - Article Photos 2/3

FILE - This Sept. 29, 2012 file photo shows Clemson's Daniel Rodriguez (83), Quandon Christian (34) and Tajh Boyd (10) celebrating after defeating Boston College 45-31 in an NCAA college football game in Boston. Older players who have taken different routes to college football have become mentors in Atlantic Coast Conference locker rooms filled with teenagers who have known only football. The value of players like Clemson’s Daniel Rodriguez or North Carolina’s Sylvester Williams is about more than what they do on the field.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)