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Before Clemson: Rated among the top 300 overall players in the nation by ESPN, 247 sports, Rivals and Scout ... listed as fourth best overall prospect in Georgia by ESPN ... ninth-best quarterback prospect in the nation by ESPN ... seventh-best quarterback in the nation by 247 Sports ... played quarterback and safety at Jonesboro High School ... .completed 161-267 passes for 2,039 yards and 21 touchdowns in 2015 ... threw just four interceptions ... helped team to a 11-2 record and the quarterfinals of the state playoffs ... also added 359 yards rushing ... named the Region 4 Player of the Year ... also all-county and honorable mention all-state ... injured as a junior, but a part time starter as a sophomore when he completed 86-155 passes for 1200 yards and eight scores ... also starter on the basketball team as a senior, he was key reserve as a sophomore. ... played his high school football for De’Timothy Floyd ... .selected Clemson over offers from Florida and Kentucky ... recruited by Mike Reed and Brandon Streeter.

Personal: Originally from the Miami (Fla.) area.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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