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One of the team’s top running backs during the first half of 2014 before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Boston College … redshirted the 2015 season and returned as one of the backup running backs in 2016 and 2017 … entered 2018 with 702 yards and seven touchdowns on 162 carries along with 21 receptions for 176 yards in 343 snaps over 30 games in his career.

2018: Carried twice for six yards in season opener vs. Furman … gained 27 yards on three carries at Texas A&M … recorded 49 yards and a touchdown on seven carries vs. Georgia Southern … carried five times for 15 yards at Georgia Tech … gained 58 yards on nine carries vs. Syracuse.

2017: Had 326 yards and six touchdowns on 67 carries along with eight receptions for 48 yards in 173 snaps over 13 games … had 20 yards and a touchdown on four carries and an eight-yard reception against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had 47 yards and a touchdown on four carries at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had 26 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter on six carries against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had 26 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and two receptions for eight yards against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had 12 yards on three carries at Syracuse on Oct. 13 … had 54 yards on eight carries and a seven-yard reception against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 … had 40 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and a four-yard reception against Florida State on Nov. 11 … had 39 yards on seven carries at South Carolina on Nov. 25 … had 21 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and an 11-yard reception against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.

2016: Had 158 rushing yards on 45 carries in 11 games … added 38 yards on four receptions … returned to game action at Auburn, where he posted seven yards on three carries … broke a 16-yard run at Georgia Tech … posted 18 total yards in win at Boston College … posted six rushes for 22 yards in game against Syracuse … posted 34 yards on six carries at Wake Forest.

2015: Redshirted.

2014: Had 218 yards and one touchdown on 50 carries along with nine receptions for 90 yards in 130 snaps over six games … had 74 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and two receptions for 15 yards against SC State on Sept. 6; it was his first career game … had nine yards on six carries and a team-high four receptions for 46 yards at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 … had 56 yards on nine carries and two receptions for 21 yards against NC State on Oct. 4 … had a game-high 61 yards on 16 carries and an eight-yard reception against Louisville on Oct. 11 … had 13 yards on four carries before suffering a season-ending torn ACL at Boston College on Oct. 18.

Before Clemson: Top-125 player and No. 10 running back in the nation and No. 7 player in Georgia by Rivals.com … option quarterback at Thomas County Central High School who started for three years and finished as the school’s all-time leading rusher (5,095) … second-team All-State as a junior … had a region-high 1,521 yards and 14 touchdowns on 191 carries in 10 games as a senior; had at least 100 yards in every game but one and had two 200-yard games … was 31-57 passing for 522 yards and seven touchdowns against only one interception as a senior … had a season-high 258 rushing yards in just three quarters against Harris County High School as a senior … first-team all-state as a junior … had 1,658 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior … had 1,622 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore … had a career-high 314 rushing yards against Lee County High School as a sophomore … outstanding baseball player who made the national finals of the MLB Pitch, Hit & Throw Competition at Yankee Stadium in 2008; just 12 years old at the time, he fielded flyballs during the home run hitting competition at the All-Star Game … coached by Bill Shaver at Thomas County Central High School … recruited by Danny Pearman.

Personal: His cousin, Tashard Choice, was a running back at Georgia Tech and played in the NFL … his uncle, Joe Burns, was a running back at Georgia Tech and played with the Buffalo Bills … graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in psychology … born Nov. 30, 1995.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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