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Valuable member of Clemson’s offensive line has been a mainstay as the starting left guard in 2016 ... has 40.5 knockdown blocks in 1,202 snaps over 29 career games (15 starts).

2016: Tied for second on the team with 32.5 knockdown blocks in 1,022 snaps over 15 games (15 starts) ... made first career start at Auburn and was named offensive player of the game by the coaches after grading 91 percent in 81 snaps ... ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts ... notched 87 percent effort against SC State ... tied for team high with three knockdowns against Georgia Tech ... played 66 snaps against No. 3 Louisville, with a pair of knockdowns ... had team-high three knockdowns in 33 snaps at Boston College ... graded 90 percent with two knockdowns in win over Syracuse ... posted four knockdowns and graded 93 percent in loss to Pittsburgh ... had two knockdowns at Wake Forest ... posted another pair of knockdowns in 52 snaps against South Carolina ... played 77 snaps against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, with two knockdowns ... finished season on high note with three knockdowns in 99 snaps of National Championship win over Alabama.

2015: Had eight knockdowns in 180 snaps over 14 games ... saw 28 snaps of action in his first game at tackle against Wofford ... saw three snaps in the win over No. 6 Notre Dame ... posted two and a half knockdowns in 24 snaps versus Georgia Tech, with a 96 percent grade ... logged 43 snaps and graded 90 percent at Miami, with 1.5 knockdown blocks ... posted two knockdowns in 19 snaps against Wake Forest ... logged 12 snaps at South Carolina at left tackle ... played seven snaps of the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... played 13 snaps with a knockdown against Oklahoma.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 15 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 17 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... Shrine Bowl selection ... three-year starter on the offensive and defensive lines for Williston-Elko High School ... served as the kicker ... led his baseball team in homers (6) and wins (7) as a junior ... coached by Dwayne Garrick at Williston-Elko High School ... recruited by Marion Hobby.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Jan. 11, 1996.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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