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Slated to be a starting linebacker in 2013 ... one of the team's most athletic defensive players ... has 109 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception, four quarterback pressures, four pass breakups, and three caused fumbles in 751 snaps over 26 games (10 starts) in his career ... changed his jersey from #12, which he wore in 2011 and 2012, to #42 for the 2013 season ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele.

2012: Honorable mention sophomore All-American by ... had 77 tackles (fourth-most on the team), 4.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one interception, three pass breakups, and one caused fumble in 459 snaps over 13 games (seven starts) ... started each of the first six games ... had four double-digit tackle totals ... had a team-tying-high seven tackles in 56 snaps against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1; named team defensive player-of-the-game ... had a team-high 10 tackles and his first career interception in 47 snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8 ... had a team-high 10 tackles and a pass breakup in 57 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had 11 tackles in 73 snaps at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... had eight tackles and a game-high 2.5 tackles for loss in 71 snaps at Boston College on Sept. 29 ... had five tackles in 37 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 6 ... had five tackles in 22 snaps against Virginia Tech on Oct. 20 ... had four tackles, one sack, and a caused fumble in 27 snaps at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... had four tackles and a pass breakup in 20 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... had a team-high 10 tackles and one tackle for loss in 29 snaps against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele.

2011: Had 32 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, a pass breakup, and a team-high two caused fumbles in 292 snaps over 13 games (three starts) ... had four tackles, Clemson's only sack, and a pass breakup in his first career game against Troy on Sept. 3 ... had three tackles in nine snaps against Wofford on Sept. 10 ... had five tackles and two tackles for loss in 29 snaps at #10 Virginia Tech on Oct. 1 ... had four tackles and a tackle for loss in 16 snaps at Maryland on Oct. 15 ... had three tackles in 27 snaps against North Carolina on Oct. 22 ... had three tackles in 20 snaps at Georgia Tech on Oct. 29 ... had two tackles in 28 snaps in his first career start at N.C. State on Nov. 19 ... had three tackles, a team-high two tackles for loss, a sack, and a caused fumble in 34 snaps against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3 ... had four tackles in 45 snaps against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4.

Before Clemson: USA Today First-Team All-American at Anson High School ... Parade First-Team All-American ... #1 outside linebacker in the nation by and ... #24 player and #3 outside linebacker in the nation by ... #32 player in the nation by ... #40 player and #4 linebacker in the nation by SuperPrep ... #10 player in the nation and #1 player in North Carolina by ... #1 player in North Carolina by SuperPrep ... played in the Shrine Bowl ... played in the Under Armour All-American game ... North Carolina Gatorade Player-of-the-Year ... AP First-Team All-State selection as a junior and senior ... conference player-of-the-year as a sophomore and senior ... WSOC Big 22 Player-of-the-Year ... Defensive Player-of-the-Year as a senior ... four-year starter ... had 123 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, four sacks, and two interceptions as a senior ... had 302 yards on 50 carries and 498 yards on 14 kickoff returns ... catcher on the baseball team and power forward on the basketball team ... coached by Luke Hyatt at Anson High ... recruited by Dan Brooks and Kevin Steele.

Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born July 28, 1992.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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