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Talented, rangy wide receiver who saw plenty of action as a first-year freshman in 2016.

2016: Had 12 receptions for 87 yards (nine games) ... appeared in first collegiate game against Troy, recording a five-yard reception in 19 snaps ... caught three passes in 42 snaps against SC State ... snagged five passes for 44 yards at Georgia Tech in big road win ... caught two balls for 15 yards at Boston College ... saw six snaps at Wake Forest ... had 11-yard reception in 24 snaps versus South Carolina.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 36 overall player in the nation by Rivals ... fourth-best player in the state of North Carolina ... rated No. 153 overall by Prep Stars ... had outstanding game in the Shrine Bowl for North Carolina with 264 all-purpose yards and two scores ... had 4-54 receiving and a touchdown, and had 4-203 on kickoff returns, including a 99-yard return for a touchdown ... .that was no surprise to anyone as Powell had a touchdown on a kickoff return in each of the first three games of the 2015 season ... .had incredible senior year, leading Rose High school to a 12-3 record and berth in the state championship ... had 65 receptions for 1557 yards and 25 touchdowns ... that is an average of 24 yards per catch ... also had 23 rushes for 249 yards and five scores, he averaged 11 yards per rush ... in terms of returns, had 21 kickoff returns for 754 yards and four scores, a 36-yard average ... had 10 punt returns for 353 yards and four scores, a 35.3 average ... overall, had 38 touchdowns in 2015, 25 receiving, five rushing, and eight on kick returns ... first-team all-state as a junior and senior ... had 67 receptions for 1248 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2014 ... added 14-445 yards on kickoff returns for a 32-yard average ... had 23 total touchdowns ... in 2013, he had 47 catches for 1,228 yards and 21 touchdowns ... had 24 total touchdowns ... for his career, had 203 receptions for his 52 games for 4,301 yards and 68 touchdowns ... had 110 rushes for 828 yards and 13 touchdowns, he averaged 7.5 yards per rush ... had 1,200 kickoff return yards and 353 punt return yards ... .was also a four-year letterman in basketball ... averaged 15 points per game as a freshman, 20.4 as a sophomore and 17.1 as a junior ... 55 percent field goal shooter for his career, while averaging 17.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game ... had 1,310 career points and 604 career rebounds ... played his high school football for David Wojtecki ... recruited by Dan Brooks and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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