Sophomore linebacker who has been one of the team’s top special teams performers.
2011: Had 16 tackles in one snap over 10 games...had 16 special teams tackles, second-most on the team...did not play in the first four games...had a special teams tackle in his first career game at #10 Virginia Tech on Oct. 1...had five special teams tackles against Boston College on Oct. 8...had three special teams tackles at Maryland on Oct. 15...had two special teams tackles at Georgia Tech on Oct. 29...had three special teams tackles against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3.
Before Clemson: U.S. Army All-American...#81 player in the nation by Sporting News...Parade Second-Team All-American...#113 player in the nation by ESPN.com...MaxPreps.com Second-Team All-American...#5 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com...#8 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com...#11 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com...#14 linebacker in the nation and #4 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep...#7 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com...played in the Shrine Bowl...had 132 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, and four sacks as a senior at Marlboro County High School...had 21 quarterback pressures, two caused fumbles, and two recovered fumbles as a senior...had 189 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior...first-team all-state as a junior and senior...coached by Dean Boyd at Marlboro County High...recruited by Kevin Steele.
Personal: Majoring in community recreation, sport, & camp management...born June 10, 1992.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide