Leggett named to 2015 John Mackey Fall Watch List

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Pos: TE   Height: 6-5   Weight: 260   Hometown: Navarre, FL (Navarre HS)  
Years Played: 2013 - 2016

Clemson, S.C.—Clemson tight end Jordan Leggett is one of seven tight ends on the John Mackey Award Watch List announced on Wednesday. The award goes to the top tight end in college football. Clemson’s Dwayne Allen won the honor at the conclusion of the 2011 season. He is now in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts.

Leggett has 26 receptions for 337 yards and three scores in 21 games over his first two years. In 2014 the native of Navarre, Fla. had 14 catches for 161 yards and a score. He started seven games for the Tigers, who finished the season with a No. 15 ranking in both polls and a 10-3 record. His top game last year came in a victory over Louisville when he had three catches for 43 yards against a defense that was ranked first in the nation entering the contest.

Leggett has contributed to a pair of bowl wins over the last two years. He had a 43-yard reception in the win over Ohio State as a freshman in the 2014 Orange Bowl. Last year he had two catches for 13 yards in the Russell Athletic Bowl win over Oklahoma.

Other ACC tight ends on the Mackey list are Braxton Deaver of Duke, David Grinnage of NC. State, Bucky Hodges and Ryan Malleck of Virginia Tech, J.P. Holtz of Pittsburgh and Cam Serigne of Wake Forest.

2015 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List
(in alphabetical order)

First Name Last Name Year School
Jerell Adams Sr South Carolina
Jake Butt Jr Michigan
Kyle Carter Sr Penn St
Kivon Cartwright Sr Colorado St
Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick Jr USC
Alan Cross Sr Memphis
Braxton Deaver Sr Duke
Jake Duzey Sr Iowa
Evan Engram Jr Ole Miss
Billy Freeman Jr San Jose St.
Jarred Gipson Jr Nevada
David Grinnage Jr NC State
Darion Griswold Sr Arkansas St
Hunter Henry Jr Arkansas
Tyler Higbee Sr WKU
Bucky Hodges So Virginia Tech
J.P. Holtz Sr Pittsburgh
Austin Hooper So Stanford
O.J. Howard Jr Alabama
Jordan LeggettJordan Leggett
Jr. Tight End
#16 6-5, 250
Navarre, FL

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Jr Clemson

Ryan Malleck Sr Virginia Tech
Jake McGee Sr Florida
Johnny Mundt Jr Oregon
Joshua Perkins Sr Washington
Jake Phillips Sr UNLV
Josiah Price Jr Michigan St
Sean Price Sr USF
Steven Scheu Sr Vanderbilt
Cam Serigne So Wake Forest
Jonnu Smith Jr FIU
Nick Vannett Sr Ohio St
Steven Walker Sr Colorado St
Bryce Williams Sr East Carolina

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