Junior is a valuable blocker who has been a mainstay on special teams the past two seasons ... has played 172 career snaps over 30 games.
2016: Logged 144 snaps over 15 games ... had two knockdown blocks in 25 snaps against Troy ... posted two knockdowns and a nine-yard catch in win over SC State ... played 12 snaps at Georgia Tech ... saw 11 snaps in win at Boston College ... played 16 snaps against Syracuse ... logged 11 snaps against Pittsburgh ... played seven snaps at Wake Forest and 10 versus South Carolina.
2015: Played special teams for the Tigers in every game, primarily on the kickoff return unit ... saw the field for 13 snaps against Wofford ... earned three snaps in win over Boston College ... logged four snaps at Miami ... returned two pooch kicks for a total of 28 yards, including one in the National Championship Game against Alabama.
Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 191 player and No. 6 tight end in the nation and No. 16 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... No. 195 player and No. 2 tight end in the nation by ESPN ... had 78 receptions for 1,243 yards and 12 touchdowns in his career at Calvary Day School ... first-team all-state as a junior and senior ... had 29 receptions for 502 yards and five touchdowns as a senior ... led his team to the state title game as a senior ... had 22 receptions for 341 yards and three touchdowns as a junior ... had 27 receptions for 400 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore ... three-year basketball letterman ... coached by Mark Stroud at Calvary Day School ... recruited by Jeff Scott.
Personal: His father, Bill (hurdles), and mother, Veronica (sprints), were both All-Americans in track at Georgia ... his uncle, Herschel Walker, won the 1982 Heisman Trophy with Georgia ... majoring in communication ... born Jan. 23, 1996.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide