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Served as a backup placekicker behind Chandler Catanzaro in 2012 and 2013 before becoming the starter in 2014 ... is 22-30 (73.3 percent) on field goals and 51-52 on extra points for 117 points in 20 games (13 starts) in his career.

2014: One of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award ... third-team All-ACC by College Sports Madness ... Honorable Mention All-ACC selection (media, coaches) ... was 21-28 (75.0 percent) on field goals and 43-44 on extra points for a team-high 106 points in 13 games (13 starts) ... had a streak of 13 made field goals in a row ... tied for first in school history in multiple field-goal games (8), tied for fith in kick scoring, tied for seventh in field-goal attempts, eighth in field goals, tied for eighth in scoring, ninth in extra points and 10th in extra-point attempts ... tied for 13th in the nation in field goals per game (1.6) ... third in the ACC in field goals per game, fourth in kick-scoring points per game (8.2), fifth in points per game (8.2), sixth in extra-point percentage (97.7) and ninth in field-goal percentage (75.0) ... made all three extra-point attempts at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30; it was his first career start ... was 3-3 on field goals and scored a game-high 15 points against SC State on Sept. 6; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... was 2-2 on field goals and 6-6 on extra-point attempts for a game-tying-high 12 points against North Carolina on Sept. 27 ... was 3-3 on field goals and scored 11 points against Louisville on Oct. 11; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game ... was 3-3 on field goals and scored 10 points against Syracuse on Oct. 25; named ACC Specialist-of-the-Week; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... was 2-2 on field goals and scored 10 points at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... was 2-2 on field goals at No. 23 Georgia Tech on Nov. 15.

2013: Was 1-2 (50.0 percent) on field goals and 6-6 on extra points for nine points in five games ... had 11 kickoffs and two punts for a 42.0-yard average ... made his only extra-point attempt, had a 43-yard punt and had three kickoffs with one touchback against SC State on Sept. 7 ... made his only extra-point attempt, had a 41-yard punt and had three kickoffs against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... made his only extra-point attempt and had one kickoff at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... made a 41-yard field goal and his two extra-point attempts at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... made his only extra-point attempt and had one kickoff against The Citadel on Nov. 23.

2012: Was 2-2 on extra points and had one kickoff in two games ... made his only extra-point attempt in the fourth quarter against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game ... made his only extra-point attempt and had one kickoff at Wake Forest on Oct. 25.

2011: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: First visited Clemson as a soccer recruit in the spring of 2010 ... made 14-20 field goals as a senior at Chattahoochee High School ... averaged 40 yards per punt and 80 percent of his kickoffs went for touchbacks ... kicked a 50-yard field goal in the state championship game and also kicked a 51-yarder ... made a 27-yard field goal as time expired to give his team a victory in the semifinals ... No. 7 placekicker in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 8 placekicker in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 12 placekicker in the nation by ESPN ... attended the same high school as former Tiger two-sport athlete Mark Buchholz, who set the school record for consecutive extra points (88) in 2007 and 2008; it is also the alma mater of former Clemson quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (2002-05) ... coached by Terry Crowder at Chattahoochee High ... recruited by Jeff Scott.

Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born July 23, 1993.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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