Sophomore defensive end who was part of Clemson’s two-deep in 2015 ... has 35 tackles, two tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks in 219 snaps over 13 games.
2015: Logged significant action as a backup to both Kevin Dodd and Shaq Lawson, appearing in 13 games and 219 snaps ... had four quarterback pressures and two special teams tackles, as well as a fumble recovery ... posted five tackles in his debut against Wofford ... tallied nine stops, including one on special teams, in win over Appalachian State ... missed Georgia Tech game with an injury ... notched first career sack at NC State ... knocked down a pass and had key quarterback pressure in win over Florida State ... had half a tackle for loss against Wake Forest ... posted three tackles and a fumble recovery in the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... came off the bench to see 63 snaps with Shaq Lawson injured in the Capital One Orange Bowl and contributed eight tackles, including half a sack.
Before Clemson: Consensus top-20 player in Georgia ... No. 134 player and No. 15 defensive end in the nation by ESPN ... No. 149 player and No. 11 defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 199 player and No. 12 defensive end in the nation by 247Sports.com ... AAAA all-state selection ... missed his final few games as a senior due to injury ... had 64 tackles, five sacks and three caused fumbles as a junior ... teammate of running back Adam Choice ... starter on the basketball team ... coached by Bill Shaver ... recruited by Marion Hobby and Danny Pearman.
Personal: Majoring in health science ... born Nov. 12, 1996.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide