|Hometown:||Rock Hill, SC|
|High School:||Rock Hill|
|Ht./Wt.:||6-1, 210 lbs.|
|Years:||2009 - 2012|
Had 157 tackles, two tackles for loss, seven interceptions for 192 yards, four quarterback pressures, 13 pass breakups, and two recovered fumbles in 1,889 snaps over 50 games (24 starts) in his career ... fifth in school history in interception return yards and fifth in takeaway return yards (195).
2012: Permanent team co-captain ... Honorable Mention All-ACC selection (coaches) ... Raycom College Football All-Star Classic invitee ... had 62 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions for a team-high 74 yards and a touchdown, and five pass breakups in 835 snaps (most among Tiger defenders) over 13 games (13 starts) ... had five tackles and a pass breakup in 60 snaps against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1 ... had four tackles, one tackle for loss, and a pass breakup in 59 snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8 ... had six tackles in 61 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had eight tackles in 77 snaps at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... had five tackles in 74 snaps at Boston College on Sept. 29 ... had five tackles, two interceptions for 74 yards, and a pass breakup in 79 snaps against Virginia Tech on Oct. 20; his 74-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the second quarter gave Clemson a 17-7 lead; named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back-of-the-Week; named national defensive back-of-the-week by CFPA; named ACC Defensive Back-of-the-Week; named team defensive player-of-the-game ... had six tackles in 40 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... had two tackles and a pass breakup in 35 snaps against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... had two tackles and a pass breakup in 88 snaps against N.C. State on Nov. 17 ... had eight tackles in 91 snaps against #12 South Carolina on Nov. 24 ... had five tackles in 49 snaps against #7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31 ... had two interceptions for 49 yards in the Spring Game.
2011: Had 61 tackles, one tackle for loss, a team-high three interceptions for 58 yards, four quarterback pressures, eight pass breakups, and two recovered fumbles in 744 snaps over 14 games (10 starts)...had seven tackles, a team-high two pass breakups, and a recovered fumble in 68 snaps against Troy on Sept. 3...had seven tackles in 68 snaps against Wofford on Sept. 10...had a team-high seven tackles in 63 snaps against #19 Auburn on Sept. 17...had four tackles, a pass breakup, and a three-yard fumble return in 54 snaps at #10 Virginia Tech on Oct. 1...had six tackles and an interception in 58 snaps against Boston College on Oct. 8...had three tackles, a tackle for loss, pass breakup, and quarterback pressure in 79 snaps at Maryland on Oct. 15...had two tackles, a 17-yard interception return, and pass breakup in 51 snaps against North Carolina on Oct. 22...had four tackles, including a team-high three on special teams, in 16 snaps against Wake Forest on Nov. 12...had six tackles and a 41-yard interception return in 43 snaps against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3...had a team-tying-high eight tackles in 80 snaps against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4.
2010: Had 28 tackles, an interception, and two pass breakups in 256 snaps over 13 games (one start)...had an interception for 43 yards in 37 snaps against Presbyterian College...played only on special teams at #15 Auburn and against #16 Miami (FL)...team special teams player-of-the-game by the coaches against #16 Miami (FL)...played three snaps at North Carolina...had six tackles and two pass breakups in 41 snaps in a start against Georgia Tech...had six tackles at Boston College...had two tackles in 26 snaps against #23 N.C. State...had two tackles in 21 snaps at Florida State...had three tackles in 23 snaps against South Florida.
2009: Played as a reserve defensive back in 10 games; he played 54 defensive snaps...also saw action on special teams...had a 17-yard interception in his third game, it came in a win over Boston College...another reason the Tigers held the Eagles to just 54 yards of total offense that day...also had a pass breakup in that game...had two tackles in 11 snaps against Coastal Carolina...had two tackles in 20 plays of action at N.C. State.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #18 prep school player in the nation by Rivals.com...All-Atlantic Region member by PrepStar...played quarterback and free safety as a senior at Rock Hill High...had 896 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns...had 612 passing yards and seven touchdowns...had 69 tackles, including 41 first hits, and two interceptions...played at the same high school as current NFL player Chris Hope...coached by Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military Academy and Joe Montgomery at Rock Hill High...recruited by Billy Napier...chose Clemson over Florida, Kansas, North Carolina, N.C. State, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia Tech.
Personal: Majoring in sociology...born Nov. 8, 1989.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide
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