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Junior who has made a name for himself as one of the nation’s most physical running backs ... vastly improved as a blocker and pass-catcher out of the backfield ... through two seasons and 27 games, has 2,296 rushing yards on 444 carries, with 17 touchdowns ... has added 45 career receptions for 321 yards and two touchdowns ... passed Raymond Priester’s single-season school record for rushing yards in 2015 ... preseason third-team All-American by Athlon ... nation’s No. 7 preseason running back by Lindy’s.

2015: Member of the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele.First-team All-ACC (coaches) ... second-team All-ACC (media) ... posted team and Clemson single-season high 1,527 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns ... also had 21 catches for 213 yards and a score ... appeared in 14 games, with 13 starts ... posted two rushing touchdowns and ran for game-high 92 yards in the season opener against Wofford ... posted 79 yards on the ground versus Appalachian State, including 23 on a tremendous touchdown run in which he lowered his shoulder and ran over a Mountaineer defender ... rushed 24 times for 139 yards at Louisville, most of which came after contact ... named offensive player-of-the-game for the performance ... rushed for 111 yards on 23 carries against No. 6 Notre Dame ... third straight 100-yard effort came against Georgia Tech and included 66-yard career-long scamper to open the scoring ... added 118 yards and a touchdown at Miami ... rushed 31 times for 172 yards in win at NC State, with a touchdown ... notched 103 yards in win over Florida State, with the game-clinching 25-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter ... sat the Wake Forest game due to injury ... returned and rushed for over 100 yards for a seventh time, matching single-season school record, at South Carolina ... surpassed the mark with 187-yard performance in the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... 168 of his yards came in the second half ... also scored twice, including his first of the season on a reception, in the game; had 68 receiving yards, giving him 255 all-purpose yards ... posted 26 carries for a game-high 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the Capital One Orange Bowl against Oklahoma, one of two 100-yard rushers for the Tigers in the 37-17 win.

2014: Had a team-high 769 yards and four touchdowns on 161 carries along with 24 receptions for 108 yards and one touchdown in 457 snaps over 13 games (nine starts) ... in his last four games against ACC or SEC teams, he had 486 yards two touchdowns on 89 carries ... had a five-yard carry and two receptions for 17 yards at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30; it was his first career game ... had a game-high 77 yards on 10 carries and a seven-yard reception against SC State on Sept. 6 ... had six rushing yards and two receptions at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 ... had 58 yards on 13 carries and three receptions for 21 yards against NC State on Oct. 4; it was his first career start ... had nine yards on four carries and three receptions against Louisville on Oct. 11 ... had 39 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries and two receptions at Boston College on Oct. 18 ... had a game-high 101 yards on 28 carries and two receptions for 12 yards against Syracuse on Oct. 25; named ACC Rookie-of-the-Week; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had 106 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and four receptions for 43 yards and a touchdown at Wake Forest on Nov. 6; named ACC Rookie-of-the-Week ... had 88 yards on 15 carries and three receptions for eight yards at No. 23 Georgia Tech on Nov. 15 ... had 30 yards and a touchdown in five carries against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had a game-high 191 yards and a touchdown 27 carries and one reception against South Carolina on Nov. 29; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... second-most rushing yards in a game against South Carolina by a Tiger running back ... had a team-high 55 yards on 19 carries against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29 ... had a game-high 61 yards on nine carries and two receptions for 28 yards in the Spring Game.

2013: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 217 player in the nation, No. 18 running back in the nation and No. 19 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... No. 26 running back in the nation by Scout.com ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection ... played in the Offense-Defense Bowl in Houston, Texas ... had 516 rushing yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... had 46 tackles and seven sacks as a senior ... helped Grayson High School to a 10-2 record ... had 700 rushing yards and eight touchdowns as a junior ... coached by Mickey Conn at Grayson High School; Conn was a roommate of Head Coach Dabo Swinney at Alabama ... recruited by Tony Elliott.
Personal: Majoring in communication studies ... born Oct. 1, 1994.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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