Redshirt freshman who was a reserve defensive end in 2014.
2014: Had two tackles in 13 snaps over four games ... played three snaps against SC State on Sept. 6; it was his first career game ... played three snaps against NC State on Oct. 4 ... had one tackle in three snaps against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had one tackle in four snaps against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.
Before Clemson: Had 282 tackles, 38 tackles for loss and 21 sacks and as a four-year starter at Crest High School ... helped his team to consecutive AAA state championship games; the team had a 10-3 record as a senior ... had 70 tackles, eight tackles for loss, three sacks, two recovered fumbles and one caused fumble as a senior ... had 86 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and three recovered fumbles as a junior ... had 76 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and five sacks as a sophomore ... had 50 tackles, four tackles for loss and one sack as a freshman ... earned all-state and all-area honors as a senior along with all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... won the Spark Award for his Shrine Bowl team ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection ... coached by Mark Barnes at Crest High School ... recruited by Dan Brooks.
Personal: Cousin of current Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born April 26, 1995.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide