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2022 61 100 61.0 697 7.0 2 3 68 120.1
2023 290 454 63.9 2,844 6.3 19 9 69 126.3
Career 351 554 62.5 3,541 6.7 21 12 69 125.2
Energetic leader and former Texas Gatorade Player of the Year … enters 2024 having completed
career passes for 3,541 yards with 21 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 1,198 career snaps over 23 games (14 starts) … has also rushed for 321 yards and six touchdowns on 167 career carries and caught one pass for 19 yards.
2023:Completed 290-of-454 passes for 19 touchdowns and nine interceptions as well as having rushed 125 times for 182 yards and four touchdowns in 974 snaps over 12 games (all starts) … his 974 snaps were the fourth-most by a Clemson quarterback in a season and the most since Deshaun Watson’s 1,115 in 2016 … accounted for 579 plays of total offense (combined rushing and passing attempts), the most by a Clemson player since Kelly Bryant in 2017 (590) … his 290 completions were the fourth-most pass completions in a single season in Clemson history … All-ACC Academic Team selection …completed 27-of-43 passes for 207 yards with one touchdown and one interception and added 34 rushing yards on 12 carries at Duke … completed 28-of-37 passes for 315 yards with a career-high four touchdown passes and one interception vs. Charleston Southern … with the performance against Charleston Southern, he became the first Clemson quarterback with 25 or more completions in three straight games since Cullen Harper in 2007 … completed 16-of-27 passes for 169 yards with three passing touchdowns and no interceptions and rushed six times for 35 yards with a rushing touchdown vs. Florida Atlantic, becoming the first Clemson quarterback to be responsible for four touchdowns in consecutive games since Trevor Lawrence in 2020 … completed 25-of-38 passes for 283 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions and also scored a one-yard rushing touchdown vs. No. 4 Florida State … completed 23-of-37 passes for 263 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions at Syracuse, sharing team offensive player of the game honors … completed 18-of-28 passes for 131 yards and rushed 12 times for 48 yards with a touchdown vs. Wake Forest … completed 18-of-34 passes for 314 yards with two touchdowns and an interception at Miami (Fla.), the third 300-yard passing performance of his career … completed 33-of-50 passes for 263 yards at NC State; his 33 completions were a career high and tied for the eighth-most in school history … completed 13-of-26 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in leading Clemson to victory vs. No. 12 Notre Dame; also recorded a 37-yard punt on a surprise pooch kick that pinned Notre Dame at its four-yard line … completed 23-of-34 passes for 205 yards and a career-high tying four touchdown passes vs. Georgia Tech, earning team offensive player of the game honors … completed 21-of-32 passes for 219 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions and also added 44 yards and a rushing touchdown on 12 carries vs. No. 20 North Carolina … completed 15-of-27 passes for 100 yards and rushed for a career-high 52 yards on 11 attempts at South Carolina, becoming the 25th Clemson quarterback since 1954 to win his starting debut in the series against the Gamecocks … completed 30-of-41 passes for 264 yards in the Gator Bowl vs. Kentucky, including going 8-for-8 as he led Clemson on a 12-play, 68-yard game-winning drive in 2:17 of elapsed game time in Clemson’s comeback victory … also went an uncredited 2-for-3 on two-point conversions in the contest.
2022: Completed 61-of-100 passes for 697 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions in 224 snaps over 10 games (one start) in his debut season … also rushed 42 times for 139 yards and two touchdowns on the year … ACC Championship Game MVP … All-ACC Academic Team selection … ACC Honor Roll selection … made collegiate debut at Georgia Tech, engineering a 10-play, 66-yard drive on which he completed 4-of-6 passes for 49 yards and a three-yard touchdown pass to Will Taylor … went 1-for-4 vs. Furman .. completed 2-of-5 passes for 19 yards and rushed twice for seven yards vs. Louisiana Tech … saw action at Boston College, rushing once … entered in the third quarter vs. No. 14 Syracuse and completed 2-of-4 passes for 19 yards and rushing six times for 15 yards as he became the first backup quarterback to engineer a fourth-quarter comeback win for Clemson since 2018 (Chase Brice vs. Syracuse) … played two snaps in reserve at Notre Dame … rushed once for 13 yards vs. Louisville … completed 2-of-2 passes for 13 yards and rushed twice for 20 yards vs. Miami (Fla.) … earned ACC Championship Game MVP honors against No. 24 North Carolina after completing 20-of-24 passes for 279 yards and a touchdown, rushing seven times for 30 yards with a rushing touchdown and recording a 19-yard reception … became only the third freshman to be named ACC Championship Game MVP, joining Florida State’s Jameis Winston (2013) and Dalvin Cook (2014) … was the first player in ACC history to earn the honor after entering an ACC Championship Game in reserve … his 83.3 completion percentage was an ACC Championship Game record … completed 30-of-54 passes for 320 yards and rushed 20 times for 51 yards with a touchdown in the Orange Bowl vs. No. 6 Tennessee, becoming the first Clemson quarterback since the modernization of Clemson’s quarterback position in 1953 to make his first career start in a postseason game and also becoming the first Clemson quarterback to make his first career start against an AP Top 6 opponent since his offensive coordinator, Brandon Streeter, did so against No. 5 Florida State in 1997 … recorded Clemson’s fifth consecutive 300-yard passing game in games started by true freshmen, dating to 2018.
Before Clemson: Ranked as the top quarterback in the nation by Sports Illustrated, PrepStar, and … ranked as second-best quarterback by 247Sports and third by … two-time USA Today Offensive Player of the Year (2020 and 2021) … Gatorade Player of the Year in Texas and was named as one of three finalists for National Gatorade Player of the Year for 2021 … named MVP of the Elite 11 Camp in the summer of 2021 … guided Westlake High School in Austin, Texas to three consecutive state championships in 2019, 2020 and 2021, including the final two years as the starter … became the first quarterback to go undefeated as a starter while winning back-to-back state titles in Texas’ highest classification since Allen’s Kyler Murray … threw two touchdown passes in the All-American Bowl and was named as the organization’s National High School Player of the Year … ranked as the No. 3 overall player in the nation by and best player in Texas and best pro-style quarterback nationally … ranked as the No. 13 player in the nation by 247Sports, which also listed him as the second-best quarterback and third-best player in Texas … five-star quarterback according to, 247Sports and PrepStar … rated No. 24 overall in the nation by PrepStar, which listed him as the sixth-best player in Texas … ranked him as the nation’s No. 66 overall player and third-best quarterback … rated by On3 Sports as the nation’s No. 36 overall prospect, the nation’s fourth-best quarterback and the ninth-best prospect in Texas … played in 38 career games (including 37 Westlake wins), including a 27-0 mark as a starter his last two years … completed 481-of-687 (70.0 percent) career passes for 7,426 yards and 86 touchdowns vs. just seven interceptions, adding 197 carries for 1,319 rushing yards (6.7 avg.) and 31 touchdowns … had 8,745 career yards of total offense on 884 plays (9.9 yards per play) … accounted for 117 touchdowns — 86 passing and 31 rushing … came off the bench as a sophomore when he completed 53-of-69 passes (76.8) for 680 yards, eight touchdowns and just one interception … as a junior, completed 239-of-354 passes (67.5) for 3,495 yards, 35 touchdowns and just three interceptions … also had 583 yards rushing in 98 attempts for a 5.9-yard average and 15 touchdowns … had standout games against Smithson Valley, when he completed 25-of-29 passes for 345 yards and four scores, and against San Marcos, when he rushed for four touchdowns … team had a 14-0 record and won the state title in 2020 against Southlake Carroll and highly rated quarterback Quinn Ewers (now at Texas by way of Ohio State) … as a senior in 2021, completed 189-of-265 (71.3) passes for 3,251 yards and 43 touchdowns against just three interceptions as the Chaps finished the year 16-0 … also rushed 70 times for 465 yards and 12 scores … missed three games with an injury … threw six touchdowns passes in a game twice as a senior and had 300-yard passing games against Trinity (322), Mansfield Summit (375) and in the state semifinals against Katy (310) … hit 20-of-27 passes for 310 yards and five touchdowns in that semifinal vs. Katy … threw for four touchdowns in state championship win against Denton Guyer … coached by Todd Dodge at Westlake High School, the same high school program that produced Super Bowl MVPs Drew Brees and Nick Foles … committed to Clemson on March 2, 2021 … enrolled at Clemson in January 2022.
Personal: Marketing major … two-time All-ACC Academic Team honoree (2022-23) … his brother, Reed, played wide receiver at Yale … last name pronounced “CLUB-nick” … born Oct. 10, 2003.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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