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2010: Hit .256 with 16 runs, one double, two triples, two homers, 14 RBIs, 16 walks, and eight steals in eight attempts in 54 games (17 starts, all in centerfield)...played in a team-high 37 games off the bench...hit .300 with a .431 on-base percentage and four steals in 23 ACC regular-season games...hit .300 with a .394 on-base percentage and eight steals in his 17 starts...came off the bench and hit a solo homer at #15 South Carolina on Mar. 7...went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, two runs, and a walk against Georgia Southern on Mar. 17...went 2-for-4 with a three-run triple in the second game of a doubleheader against Virginia Tech on Mar. 20...went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a steal in the first game of a doubleheader at #1 Virginia on Mar. 27...came off the bench and went 1-for-1 with a two-run triple, one run, and one hit-by-pitch against Boston College on Apr. 2...went 3-for-6 with a double and run at Duke on Apr. 10...went 2-for-4 with two steals in the second game of a doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast on May 2; he led off the eighth inning with a single and scored the tying run...went 1-for-2 with a hit-by-pitch and two leaping catches at the wall to rob batters of extra-base hits against #6 Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 29...went 2-for-6 with an RBI, a run, and steal at #14 Auburn in the Auburn Regional on June 6; both his singles came in Clemson's seven-run fifth inning...played for Statesville in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League in the summer, where he hit .452 with a homer, triple, two doubles, four RBIs, and five steals in 11 games...had surgery to repair a torn ACL on Aug. 26.

2009: Drafted in the 48th round (#1443 overall pick) by the Oakland Athletics...hit .217 with 25 runs, six doubles, two homers, 14 RBIs, five sacrifice bunts, and nine stolen bases in 50 games (36 starts, all in centerfield)...stole a team-season-high three bases in a game twice...went 3-for-4 with three runs and three steals against Charlotte on Feb. 20...went 2-for-5 with three steals against Wofford on Feb. 25...hit a solo homer at #24 Florida State on Mar. 20...went 2-for-4 with a double, hit-by-pitch, RBI, two runs, and a steal at #24 Florida State on Mar. 21...after missing the previous six games due to a hamstring injury, he went 2-for-2 with two walks and a run against Duke on Apr. 3...went 3-for-5 with two doubles against Duke on Apr. 4; he was 5-for-9 (.556) with two doubles and three walks in the series...hit a two-run homer against South Carolina on Apr. 8...went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI, and two runs against Western Carolina on Apr. 15...led off the ninth inning with a pinch-hit single and scored the tying run against Tennessee Tech in the Clemson Regional on May 29...came off the bench and went 1-for-1 with a double, run, and walk against Tennessee Tech in the Clemson Regional on May 31...went 1-for-3 with a double, RBI, run, walk, and hit-by-pitch against Oklahoma State in the Clemson Regional on May 31...#99 prospect in the nation for the 2009 draft in the preseason by Baseball America...played for Chatham in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .155 with six steals in 30 games.

2008: Red-shirted...missed the entire season due to two different injuries; he suffered a hamstring injury just prior to the start of the season, then he suffered a hand injury in late February...#3 ACC prospect for the 2009 draft and #25 sophomore in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America.

2007: Hit .286 with 35 runs, eight doubles, five triples, one homer, 23 RBIs, and eight steals in 61 games (58 starts, including 52 in left field and six in centerfield)...started the first 31 games and the last 22 games of the season...led the team in triples...fifth in the ACC in triples per game...had six sacrifice bunts and a team-tying-high five bunt singles...had 25 walks against 32 strikeouts...hit .309 in ACC regular-season games...hit .348 at the #7, #8, and #9 spots in the lineup...hit .333 in night games...had 19 multi-hit games...hit .308 with runners on base and .306 with runners in scoring position...reached base 45.9 percent of the time and had a .340 batting average as a leadoff batter in an inning...had 12 two-out RBIs amongst his 23 total RBIs...hit .350 in April, .305 in May, and .471 in June...hit .368 in neutral-site games...had a team-high five outfield assists...was 8-for-17 (.471) with a double, triple, three RBIs, and a .571 on-base percentage in five NCAA Tournament games...hit .393 with a .500 on-base percentage in the postseason...hit a single in his first career plate appearance and scored two runs against George Mason on Feb. 16...singled in the 11th inning and came around to score the winning run in the first game of a doubleheader against Pacific on Feb. 24...went 2-for-4 with two RBIs against Memphis on Mar. 11...went 2-for-3 with his first career homer against Duke on Mar. 17...had two hits and an RBI against Duke on Mar. 18; he was 6-for-11 (.545) in the series...went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against Miami (FL) on Apr. 1...went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a walkoff double in the ninth inning against Georgia on Apr. 4...went 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs at Wake Forest on Apr. 13; he was playing just miles from his hometown of Pfafftown, NC...after not starting the previous five games due to a finger injury, he went 2-for-3 with two runs, a triple, and walk in a start against #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 28...went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs against Boston College on May 5...went 3-for-5 at #2 Florida State on May 11...went 2-for-3 with an RBI against #3 Florida State in the ACC Tournament on May 26...went 3-for-4 against Saint John's in the Myrtle Beach Regional on June 1...went 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs at #17 Mississippi State in the Starkville Super Regional on June 9; he was 3-for-5 with two walks and a hit-by-pitch in the super regional...played for Chatham in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .276 with a .321 on-base percentage and eight steals in 40 games.

BEFORE CLEMSON: First-team all-state as a senior at North Forsyth Senior High School...#60 prospect in the nation by Baseball America and #167 prospect by Perfect Game...#7 prospect in North Carolina by Perfect Game...North Carolina's MVP of the North Carolina vs. South Carolina All-Star game...member of the East Coast Professional Showcase...all-state and all-conference selection as a junior...hit .388 with seven doubles, three triples, and five homers along with a 3-0 record and 47 strikeouts in 23.0 innings pitched as a junior...high school teammate of former Tiger D.J. Mitchell (2006-08) and former North Carolina All-American Dustin Ackley (2007-09), who was the #2 overall pick of the 2009 draft...lettered four times in baseball at North Forsyth Senior High, where he was coached by Jamie Lowe.

PERSONAL: Majoring in management...born Addison Lee Johnson on Dec. 26, 1987 in Winston-Salem, NC.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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