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Awards & Recognition

  • ACC All-Tournament Team (2020)

  • College Soccer News Team of the Week (Oct. 20, 2020)

2021 Season (R-Junior)

  • Assisted on the first goal of the season and the equalizer to Isaiah Reid on a back-heel through the defender’s legs.

2020 Season (R-Sophomore)

  • Scored the first goal for Clemson during the Tigers’ match against Boston College (March 27).

    • The goal came from the penalty spot and was the first PK of his Clemson career.

  • Credited with the assist on Clemson’s game-winning goal against Virginia Tech (March 13).

  • Scored the Tigers’ game-winning goal in the ACC Final against Virginia (Nov. 22).

  • Recorded his 20th career point by scoring a goal in the second half of the Tigers’ match against Virginia Tech (Nov. 15).

  • Recorded the first multi-goal game of his collegiate career in a 2-1 victory against Duke (Oct. 16).

    • Recorded three shots on goal in the match for just the second time in his career.

  • Registered four shots during the first half of the Tigers’ match against NC State (Oct. 23).

    • This was the most shots by Brighton in a single match during his time at Clemson.

  • Made his first start of the season in Clemson’s match against Wake Forest (Oct. 13).

  • Recorded 14 appearances and six starts during the campaign.

2019 Season (R-Freshman)

  • Started 11 matches, making an appearancein 21 total contests.

  • Scored six goals and tallied two assists.

  • Scored three points (1g, 1a) against Detroit Mercy on Sept. 2.

  • Logged 30 shots, with 15 being shots on goal.

  • Named as a member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2019-20

2018 Season (Freshman):

  • Redshirt season

  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2018-19

Before Clemson:

  • In residency with Atlanta United Youth Academy

  • Leading scorer for Atlanta United’s U18/19 team

  • Attended U-17 National Team Camp

  • Ranked the No. 8 player in the South Atlantic region by TopDrawerSoccer

  • Three-star recruit by TopDrawersSoccer

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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What position does James Brighton play for the Clemson Tigers? James Brighton is a Forward for the Clemson Tigers
When did James Brighton join the Clemson Tigers? 2020
What years did James Brighton play for the Clemson Tigers? 2020,2021
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What college did James Brighton go to? James Brighton attended Clemson
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How tall is James Brighton? James Brighton currently stands at 6-1
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