Served as a reserve defensive end as a freshman in 2012.
2012: Had six tackles in 87 snaps over eight games ... had one tackle in eight snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game ... played 14 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had two tackles in 13 snaps at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... had three tackles in 22 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... enrolled in January.
Before Clemson: Spent the 2011 season at Hargrave Military Academy ... had an outstanding career in two sports at Riverside High School ... #14 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... #27 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... played in the South Carolina North-South High School All-Star game; he had five tackles, two sacks, a caused fumble, and recovered fumble ... all-region and all-county selection ... had 78 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, nine sacks, three caused fumbles, one recovered fumble, and four pass breakups as a senior ... outstanding track athlete; he joined that team in the spring of 2010 ... county champion in the shotput, runner-up in the discus, and named Greenville County Field Athlete-of-the-Year ... region champion in the shot and discus and was a state qualifier in the shotput ... Riverside High School Field Athlete-of-the-Year and was voted as a team captain as a senior ... set school records in the shot (49' 1") and discus (128' 6.5") ... county shotput champion ... region shotput and discus champion ... named county field athlete-of-the-year ... coached by Steve Eoute in football and Eric Cummings in track at Riverside High School ... recruited by Jeff Scott and Dan Brooks.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born July 14, 1992.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide