Original walk-on who became Clemson’s starting placekicker as a freshman...is 36-49 (73.5 percent) on field goals and 86-87 on extra points for 194 points in 27 games (26 starts) in his career...seventh in school history in extra points made, eighth in field goals, and ninth in kick scoring...is 15-21 (a school-record 71.4 percent) on field goals of 40+ yards in his career...has scored at least one point in every game in his career...named Academic All-ACC in 2011
2011: One of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award...Second-Team All-ACC selection...second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele...was 22-27 (81.5 percent) on field goals and 52-53 on extra points for a team-high 118 points...was 9-12 on field goals of 40+ yards...made his last eight field goals...first in school history in extra points made, first in extra points attempted, second in scoring, second in kick scoring, tied for third in field goals made, and 10th in field goals attempted...15th in the nation in field goals per game (1.57)...second in the ACC in points per game (8.4), second in points (kick) per game (8.4), second in field goals per game, and tied for second in field goal percentage...was 3-3 on field goals and scored 13 points against Troy on Sept. 3; his makes were from 46, 46, and 45, as he tied a school record with three field goals of 45+ yards; named team special teams player-of-the-game...made his only field-goal attempt (38-yarder) and was 5-5 on extra points against #19 Auburn on Sept. 17...made his only field-goal attempt (31-yarder) at #10 Virginia Tech on Oct. 1...was 5-5 on field goals and scored 18 points against Boston College on Oct. 8; his makes were from 38, 42, 18, 20, and 47 yards; named national placekicker-of-the-week by College Football Performance Awards; one of three winners of the Lou Groza Star-of-the-Week Award; named ACC Specialist-of-the-Week; named team special teams player-of-the-game; received the Leather Helmet Award as the game MVP...was 2-2 on field goals and scored 12 points named team co-offensive player-of-the-game...made one field goal and was 8-8 on extra points against North Carolina on Oct. 22...kicked a 43-yard field goal as time expired to give Clemson a 31-28 win against Wake Forest on Nov. 12 that clinched the ACC Atlantic Dvision title...was 2-2 on field goals at N.C. State on Nov. 19...was 2-2 on field goals at #13 South Carolina on Nov. 26...was 2-2 on field goals against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4; his makes were from 42 and 43 yards.
2010: Starting placekicker as a freshman, the first Clemson freshman to hold that role since Aaron Hunt in the 2000 season...made 14-22 field goals, the most made field goals by a Clemson freshman since the 1991 season, when Nelson Welch made 19 field goals...his 14 made field goals were third-most in Clemson history by a freshman; only Welch’s 19 field goals in 1991 and Chris Gardocki’s 19 field goals in 1988 were more...was 34-34 of extra points and totaled a team-high 76 points...made 6-9 field goals from 40+ yards...made six of his last seven field-goal attempts; he made his last field goal at Florida State, a 29-yarder with 53 seconds, then was 3-3 at Wake Forest, with makes of 43, 22, and 32 yards...named team special teams player-of-the-game by the coaches against Wake Forest...his first four made field goals as a Tiger were all from 40+ yards...kicked a 47-yard field goal against Presbyterian College and a 42-yard field goal at #15 Auburn...kicked a 48-yard field goal at North Carolina...was 2-3 on field goals against South Florida, including a 44-yard field goal...won the Strength Training Award in the spring for kickers and long snappers.
Before Clemson: Attended Christ Church Episcopal School...lettered in football as a junior and senior...named first-team All-Greenville County as a senior...played in the North-South All-Star game in Myrtle Beach...named to SCFCA Palmetto Champions All-Star team after his senior season...special teams player-of-the-year for class A...made 10-16 field goals during his senior season, but had just one miss inside 52 yards; he made a pair of 51-yard field goals that season, establishing a school record...made 47-48 extra points and had 41 touchbacks on kickoffs...had a 41-yard average as a punter...as a junior, he made 11-13 field goals, with a long of 43 yards...all-region kicker as a junior...Class A All-State placekicker as a junior by High School Sports Report...led the team in scoring with 62 points as a junior and was named team special teams MVP...also lettered in tennis during his freshman season; he played on the state championship team and won the deciding match...played on two state championship soccer squads...lettered in basketball as a sophomore and junior and led team in scoring as a sophomore...team captain as a senior...all-region selection as a junior.
Personal: Two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll...majoring in biological sciences...born Feb. 26, 1991.