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Redshirt freshman enrolled in January 2015 ... in mix to earn significant playing time at linebacker.

2015: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... No. 56 player and No. 6 linebacker in the nation and No. 2 player in Virginia by Rivals.com ... No. 179 player and No. 14 linebacker in the nation and No. 9 player in Virginia by 247Sports.com ... top-300 player and No. 19 linebacker in the nation and No. 10 player in Virginia by ESPN ... participated in The Opening, where he was rated as the No. 3 athlete after competition with the other 161 players ... played linebacker, safety, tight end and wide receiver ... had 90 tackles (15 for loss) as a senior ... had 118 yards on 19 carries, 24 receptions for 44 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... had 72 tackles (13 for loss), six sacks, five interceptions and three blocked field goals as a junior ... added 757 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns ... two-time all-state, all-region and all-conference selection ... coached by Karl Buckwalter ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication ... born April 16, 1996.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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