Sophomore who is one of the team's most athletic offensive linemen.
2012: Had one knockdown in 153 snaps over five games ... played 41 snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game ... played 18 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... played 19 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... had one knockdown in 73 snaps against #7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31; he played most of the game after starter Gifford Timothy suffered a game-ending injury in the first half ... enrolled in January.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #5 prep school prospect in the nation by Rivals.com out of Fork Union Military Academy ... #36 offensive lineman in the nation and #11 player in Virginia by Rivals.com at Blue Ridge School ... #59 offensive tackle in the nation by ESPN.com ... two-time, first-team all-state selection ... had 67 tackles and seven sacks as a senior ... had 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks as a junior ... first-team All-Virginia Independent Conference as a senior ... all-conference as an offensive and defensive lineman ... attended Blue Ridge School to play basketball and averaged 10 points per game as a senior ... coached by John Shuman at Fork Union Military Academy and Del Smith at Blue Ridge School ... recruited by Danny Pearman.
Personal: Majoring in community recreation, sport, & camp management ... born Feb. 10, 1993.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide