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Entered 2020 credited with 84 career tackles (15.0 for loss), 4.0 sacks, two pass breakups and a forced fumble in 542 career snaps in 26 games (four starts).

2020: Credited with 44 tackles (5.5 for loss), 2.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a forced fumble in 319 snaps over nine games (four starts) … third-team All-ACC selection by PFF … made first career start at Wake Forest, notching three tackles … credited with a team-high-tying six tackles vs. The Citadel, including a tackle for loss … added four solo tackles vs. Virginia … credited by the coaching staff with a team-high seven tackles, including a half-sack, vs. No. 7 Miami … had two tackles including a sack at Georgia Tech … recorded seven tackles (0.5 for loss) in a start vs. Syracuse … registered seven tackles (one for loss) and a pass breakup in a start vs. Boston College … posted seven tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at No. 4 Notre Dame … made one tackle prior to exiting with an arm injury at Virginia Tech.

2019: Credited with 38 tackles (9.5 for loss), 1.5 sacks and a pass breakup in 217 snaps over 14 games … posted four tackles (one for loss) including a half-sack vs. Georgia Tech … added two tackles vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … played on defense and special teams at Syracuse … made three tackles (2.5 for loss) vs. Charlotte … contributed one tackle at North Carolina … appeared briefly vs. Florida State … posted four tackles vs. Boston College … led Clemson with 4.0 tackles for loss among his eight tackles vs. Wofford, earning team defensive player of the game honors … contributed four tackles vs. NC State … added three tackles (0.5 for loss) vs. Wake Forest … credited with three tackles at South Carolina … added two tackles vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game … recorded four tackles (1.5 for loss) and a sack vs. No. 1 LSU … ACC Honor Roll selection.

2018: Credited with two tackles in six snaps over three games while redshirting … made one tackle in his collegiate debut vs. No. 16 NC State … played on special teams vs. Louisville … added a tackle vs. Duke.

Before Clemson: No. 29 linebacker in the nation by 247Sports and No. 32 linebacker by Rivals … No. 6 player in South Carolina by 247Sports and No. 7 player by Rivals … Shrine Bowl selection … all-region selection as a senior … had 70 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and five sacks as a senior … starter as a sophomore and junior … played basketball as a junior … coached by Jeff Fruster at Daniel High School … recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: His father, Brent Venables, is Clemson’s defensive coordinator … majoring in sports communication … completed a microinternship at Cisco in 2019 … born Jan. 18, 2000.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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