Was a backup linebacker and valuable special teams player as a freshman in 2012 ... had a game-high 13 tackles in the Spring Game.
2012: Had four tackles and one quarterback pressure in 22 snaps over 13 games ... played on special teams against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1; it was his first career game ... had one tackle and a quarterback pressure in eight snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8 ... had a special teams tackle at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... had two tackles in 11 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #29 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com ... #20 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... #23 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... had 156 tackles as a senior at Lamar High School ... 15th in the state in tackles ... had 20 tackles and eight sacks in a state playoff game ... played in the North-South All-Star Game in Myrtle Beach, SC ... had 96 tackles and six tackles for loss and added 16 receptions for 220 yards and two touchdowns as a junior ... all-state as a junior ... his team reached the state championship game as a junior ... from the same high school that produced former Clemson All-American and All-Pro Levon Kirkland ... one of the top scorers on the Lamar High School basketball team ... coached by J.R. Boyd at Lamar High ... recruited by Kevin Steele.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born May 29, 1993.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide