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First-year freshman...#6 freshman running back in the nation in the preseason by Phil Steele.

Before Clemson: A five-star player from Florida, who was named the National High School Football Player of the Year by Sporting News...played in Under Armour All-American Game in Florida after his senior year, he was the leading rusher in that game with 56 yards in 13 attempts...first-team Parade All-American who was a second-team USA Today All-American as well...ranked as 25th best overall player in nation by Rivals.com, 32nd best player by SuperPrep, 41st best by Tom Lemming, 60th best by Scout.com and 72nd best by ESPN.com and 24/7sports...rated as third best running back in the nation by 24/7sports.com...rated fifth best running back by Rivals.com, sixth best back by ESPN.com and seventh best by Scout.com...had 7,329 rushing yards and 110 touchdowns in his high school career...his touchdown total set a state of Florida high school record...he had 841 career attempts, so he averaged 8.7 yards a rush for his career...most valuable offensive player of his high school team four consecutive years...had at least 1,900 yards rushing in each of his last three years...led his high school to a 41-9 record for his career...as a senior had 178 carries for 1933 yards and 36 touchdowns on a team that finished 12-1...only played half the game in six of the 13 games due to the advantage his team had at halftime...had sensational junior year as well when he helped his high school team to an 11-2 season...had 216 carries for 2,153 yards and 30 touchdowns...that is a 9.97 rushing average...had at least one touchdown in every game and at least three in seven of the 13 games as a junior...had a 92-yard run vs. Mariner High School and a 95-yard kickoff return vs. North Port....outstanding track athlete who won state championship in the 200 and finished second in the 100 as a sophomore...as a junior, won the 100 meters and finished second in the 200... team won state championship in track last year as well...comes to Clemson from Charlotte County High School where he played for Binky Waldrop...recruited by Brad Scott...born Oct. 16, 1991.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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