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Redshirt sophomore linebacker and special teams contributor who missed time due to some injuries in 2015 ... expected to be a valuable member of the depth chart in years to come.

2015: Had 11 tackles in 63 snaps over seven games ... also had four quarterback pressures ... posted a tackle in 14 snaps in his first game against Wofford ... played 20 snaps and contributed two tackles and three quarterback pressures at Miami ... sat the Wake Forest game due to concussion suffered in practice ... came up with a critical fourth-down stop on a running play in the Orange Bowl win over Oklahoma.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 18 inside linebacker in the nation by ESPN ... No. 17 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 20 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... Shrine Bowl selection ... led Belton-Honea Path High School to an 11-2 record and the third round of state playoffs as a senior ... had 118 tackles, three tackles for loss, two interceptions, a recovered fumble and blocked punt as a senior ... had 205 yards and six touchdowns on 47 carries as a senior ... had 139 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks as a junior ... had 115 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, two sacks and one caused fumble as a sophomore ... three-time state weightlifting champion; also played basketball and ran track ... coached by Russell Blackston at Belton-Honea Path High School ... recruited by Chad Morris.

Personal: Majoring in health science ... born Nov. 19, 1995.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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