Sam Van Gieson Photo

Original walk-on ... outstanding student-athlete who was involved in many campus activities.

2012: Played one game ... snapped on two successful extra-point attempts against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game.

2011: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... did not appear in a game.

2010: Did not appear in a game.

2009: Did not appear in a game.

Before Clemson: Lettered at Riverside High School.

Personal: Majoring in marketing...born July 6, 1990.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

L A T E S T   U P D A T E S

  • No Updates


No videos currently available.

Please send YouTube video links for this player to

Recent Stories

    Boyd finds a mentor in Michael Vick - 12 months ago
    The often-maligned quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles has been a sounding board for Tajh Boyd since early in his career. (TigerNet Staff / Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports) Full Story »
    No. 12 Clemson tops Ball St. 52-27 in record-setting day - 2 years ago
    Clemson scored the most points in a half since 1981, Spencer Benton kicked an ACC-record field goal and Tajh Boyd connected with Nuk Hopkins on three touchdown passes as Clemson routed Ball St. 52-27. Full Story »
    Cherished jersey becomes healing gift - 2 years ago
    A story of how a tragedy brought two families together, and how one of those families is using the memory of a cherished loved one to provide a brighter day for a hopeful college student. Full Story »
    Swinney announces Spring Game Awards - 2 years ago
    Clemson head Dabo Swinney announced the winners of Clemson Spring Game awards during halftime of the Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Below is a list of the awards that were presented. Full Story »
    Profile of a walk-on is a story of determination - 3 years ago
    Sam Van Gieson has come a long way since former head coach Tommy Bowden laughed at his dream of playing football for Clemson, and hopes that dream may some day take him to the playing field of Death Valley. If it doesn't, then running down the hill and being a part of something special are enough. Full Story »
 Recent Forum Posts on Sam Van Gieson Forum Posted