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Sophomore who was a primary backup at center behind Ryan Norton ... has five knockdowns in 389 snaps over 16 games (one start) in his career.

2014: Had three knockdowns in 207 snaps over eight games (one start) ... played 26 snaps at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30 ... played 52 snaps against SC State on Sept. 6; it was his first career start ... played 12 snaps at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 ... played 47 snaps against North Carolina on Sept. 27 ... had two knockdowns in 16 snaps against NC State on Oct. 4 ... played seven snaps against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... played three snaps against South Carolina on Nov. 29 ... had one knockdown in 44 snaps against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Had two knockdowns in 182 snaps over eight games ... played 57 snaps against SC State on Sept. 7; it was his first career game ... played 29 snaps against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... had one knockdown in 10 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... played 17 snaps against No. 5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... played five snaps at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... played 47 snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... played eight snaps against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had one knockdown in nine snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 23.

2012: Redshirted ... enrolled in January.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 89 player in the nation, No. 1 center in the nation and No. 1 player in Tennessee by ESPN ... first-team All-American by ESPN, MaxPreps.com and Sports Illustrated ... No. 6 center in the nation by Rivals.com ... helped Maryville High School to the state title each of the last two seasons ... Mr. Football Lineman-of-the-Year in Tennessee ... played in the Under Armour All-America game ... county player-of-the-year ... led his team to a 15-0 record as a senior, as his team was ranked No. 11 in the nation by MaxPreps.com ... first commitment to Clemson’s 2012 class ... coached by George Quarles at Maryville High School ... recruited by Dan Brooks.

Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Aug. 26, 1994.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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