Red-shirt freshman who was a primary backup at linebacker in 2013 ... has also been a contributor on special teams.
2013: Had 11 tackles in 80 snaps over 13 games ... had one tackle in eight snaps in his first career game against #5 Georgia on Aug. 31 ... had five tackles in 31 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 23 ... had a special teams tackle against #6 Ohio State in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #57 outside linebacker in the nation and #20 player in South Carolina by ESPN.com ... #58 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... #26 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... #21 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... #18 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep ... played in the Shrine Bowl and the Offense-Defense All-American game ... first-team all-state, All-Lowcountry, all-county, and all-region as a senior ... had 105 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, five sacks, and two interceptions as a senior ... state champion in weightlifting as a freshman and sophomore ... coached by former Clemson Assistant Coach Chuck Reedy at Goose Creek High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott.
Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born Jan. 26, 1994.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide