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2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 235 player and No. 7 tight end in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 237 player and No. 3 tight end in the nation by ESPN ... No. 284 player in the nation and No. 8 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 13 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selection ... helped Hammond School to the Independent School State Championship game as a senior ... had 15 receptions for 300 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... had 31 receptions for 460 yards and four touchdowns as a junior ... had 20 receptions for 394 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore ... played basketball at Hammond School ... coached by Erik Kimrey at Hammond School ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: His father, Bill, was a starting defensive end on Clemson’s 1981 National Championship team; he was a four-year letterman (1977-79,81); started and had 10 tackles in Clemson’s win over Nebraska in the 1982 Orange Bowl; he is on the Clemson Board of Trustees and won the 2013 Brian Dawkins Clemson Lifetime Achievement Award, which is presented to a former Tiger by Head Coach Dabo Swinney ... majoring in pre-business ... born Jan. 25, 1995.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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