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First-year freshman who was one of the team's best special teams players.

2013: Had 13 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in 21 snaps over 12 games ... had a team-high nine special teams tackles ... had two special teams tackles at N.C. State on Sept. 19 ... had one tackle in three snaps against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... had five tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in 18 snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... had two special teams tackles against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14.

Before Clemson: Played at Hargrave Military Academy in 2012 ... #9 prep school player in the nation by 247Sports.com ... played at Silver Bluff High School ... #37 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com ... #39 safety in the nation by Rivals.com ... #25 athlete in the nation and #6 player in South Carolina 247Sports.com ... #41 athlete in the nation by ESPN.com ... top-10 player in South Carolina by ESPN.com ... #3 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... #19 safety in the nation by MaxPreps ... member of the Augusta Chronicle All-Area team ... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... selected for the Offense/ Defense All-American game in Dallas, TX ... had 40 tackles as a senior ... had 650 rushing yards and five touchdowns and passed for 708 yards and six touchdowns as a senior ... coached by Al Lown at Silver Bluff High School and Troy Davis at Hargrave Military Academy ... recruited by Dan Brooks.

Personal: Majoring in community recreation, sport, & camp management ... born July 1, 1994.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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