Sophomore who has seen action as a punter and kickoff man ... will compete for the starting job at punter in 2013.
2012: Had a 39.4-yard average on nine punts along with three punts inside the 20, one punt of 50+ yards, and a 38.8-yard net average in eight games ... had 26 kickoffs, including 18 touchbacks and three other kickoffs that reached the goal line ... had one special teams tackle ... had a 39.0-yard average on three punts and three kickoffs (all touchbacks) against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career game ... had a 51.0-yard average on two punts against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had two kickoffs (one touchback) at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... had a 32.5-yard average on two punts (both inside the 20) and three kickoffs (all touchbacks) at Wake Forest on Oct. 25; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... had a 41-yard punt against N.C. State on Nov. 17 ... enrolled in January ... had a 44.3-yard average on eight punts in the Spring Game.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #1 punter in the nation by 247Sports.com ... #3 kicker in the nation by ESPN.com ... #4 kicker in the nation by Rivals.com ... #6 kicker in the nation by Scout.com ... averaged 46.1 yards per punt as a senior at Northwest Cabarrus High School ... first-team All-American by ESPN.com ... played in the U.S. Army All-American game ... second-team All-American by USA Today, the first Clemson kicker signee to earn USA Today All-America honors since Chris Gardocki in 1988 ... played in the Shrine Bowl ... averaged 40 yards per punt and had 17 punts inside the 20 as a junior ... had 37 touchbacks in 50 kickoffs as a junior ... played basketball (three years) and soccer (goalkeeper) (four years) in high school ... coached by Rich Williams at Northwest Cabarrus High School ... recruited by Danny Pearman.
Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born June 1, 1994.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide