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B I O

Original walk-on who became Clemson's starting placekicker as a freshman ... was 67-82 (81.7 percent) on field goals and 203-207 on extra points for 404 points in 53 games (52 starts) in his career ... became the first Tiger in history to start 50 games ... was 24-31 (a school-record 77.4 percent) on field goals of 40+ yards in his career, including making 13 of his last 14 field-goal attempts of 40+ yards ... scored at least one point in every game in his career ... second in ACC history in points ... first in school history in points, first in points (kick), first in extra points made, first in field goals of 40+ yards, first in starts, and second in field goals ... set a school record with 20 consecutive made field goals from 2011-12; it was also the fifth-longest streak in ACC history ... made 39 of his last 41 field-goal attempts (2011-13) ... two-time semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award ... three-time All-ACC selection (media) ... two-time Academic All-ACC selection ... four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

2013: Third-Team All-ACC selection (media, coaches) ... third-team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... was 13-14 (92.9 percent) on field goals and 60-61 on extra points for a team-high 99 points ... was 4-4 on field goals of 40+ yards ... first in school history in extra points made, first in extra points attempted, and seventh in points (kick) ... tied for seventh in the nation in field-goal percentage ... third in the ACC in field-goal percentage, fourth in points (kick) per game (7.6), fifth in points per game, sixth in extra-point percentage (98.4), and tied for seventh in field goals per game (1.0) ... made his only field-goal attempt (24-yarder) and scored eight points against #5 Georgia on Aug. 31 ... made his only field-goal attempt (38-yarder) and scored nine points against S.C. State on Sept. 7 ... was 2-2 on field goals (49-yarder and 45-yarder) and scored eight points at N.C. State on Sept. 19; set the Clemson career record for points; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... made all seven extra-point attempts against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... made all six extra-point attempts at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... was 4-4 on field goals and scored 16 points at Maryland on Oct. 26; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... made all six extra-point attempts at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... was 2-2 on field goals (40-yarder and 51-yarder) and scored 13 points against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... made his only field-goal attempt (32-yarder) and scored nine points against The Citadel on Nov. 23 ... made hit only field-goal attempt (38-yarder) and scored five points at #9 South Carolina on Nov. 30 ... Lou Groza Award Watch List member in the preseason ... preseason first-team All-American by Sporting News ... preseason fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele ... #3 placekicker in the nation in the preseason by Lindy's ... preseason First-Team All-ACC ... preseason first-team All-ACC by Athlon, Lindy's, Sporting News, and USA Today ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele.

2012: One of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award ... Second-Team All-ACC selection (media, coaches) ... second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... Academic All-ACC selection ... was 18-19 (94.7 percent) on field goals and 57-59 on extra points for a team-high 111 points ... was 5-6 on field goals of 40+ yards ... made his first 12 field goals of the season before his first miss, a 48-yarder that just missed wide-left, at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... first in school history in extra points made, first in extra points attempted, third in kick scoring, and fourth in scoring ... fourth in the nation in field-goal percentage ... third in the ACC in points (kick) per game (8.5) and fifth in points per game ... was 4-4 on field goals and scored 14 points against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1; one of five winners of the Lou Groza Star-of-the-Week Award; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... was 2-2 on field goals, including a 46-yarder, and scored 11 points against Furman on Sept. 15 ... made a 50-yard field goal at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... made his only field-goal attempt (28-yarder) and scored nine points at Boston College on Sept. 29 ... was 3-3 on field goals and scored 13 points against Georgia Tech on Oct. 6 ... made his only field-goal attempt (27-yarder) and scored eight points against Virginia Tech on Oct. 20 ... made his only field-goal attempt (22-yarder) and scored eight points against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... was 2-2 on field goals (46-yarder, 43-yarder) and scored 12 points against N.C. State on Nov. 17; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game ... made his only field-goal attempt (37-yarder) against #12 South Carolina on Nov. 24 ... was 2-2 on field goals, including a 37-yarder with no time left on the clock to give Clemson a 25-24 win, against #7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Athlon and Phil Steele ... preseason third-team All-ACC by Lindy's.

2011: One of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award ... Second-Team All-ACC selection (media) ... second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... Academic All-ACC selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... 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 kick scoring, second in extra points made, second in extra points attempted, second in 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, 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 CFPA; 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 at Maryland on Oct. 15; 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; it was Clemson's first game-winning field goal on the last play of a game in Death Valley ... 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: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... 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.

2009: Red-shirted ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

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: Graduated on May 10, 2013 with a degree in biological sciences ... born Feb. 26, 1991.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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