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Made an impact in the secondary in his first season in 2017 and earned a starting role in 2018.

2018: Credited with five tackles at Texas A&M … notched three tackles and a pass breakup at Georgia Tech … made three tackles and collected Clemson’s first interception of the year vs. Syracuse, helping jumpstart the team’s comeback victory … earned team co-defensive player of the week honors for his performance … recorded four tackles and a pass breakup at Wake Forest, also earning team special teams player of the week honors for his role in limiting the Deacons’ dynamic return game.

2017: Had 15 tackles, a tackle for loss, an interception and six pass breakups in 237 snaps over 14 games … had a tackle, his first career interception and a pass breakup in 25 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had a tackle and two pass breakups in 28 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had two special teams tackles against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 … had two tackles and a pass breakup in 25 snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11 … had two tackles, a tackle for loss and pass breakup in 34 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had three tackles and a pass breakup in 24 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.

Before Clemson: Highest rated signee among the 2017 signing class by any service, he is No. 13 overall and a five-star prospect in the nation by Rivals … played in the Under Armour All-American game in Orlando, Fla … .No. 2 at his position and in the state of Georgia by Rivals … rated No. 55 prospect in the nation by 247 Sports, sixth-best at his position and seventh-best in the state of Georgia … rated No. 96 overall in the nation by Scout, which ranks him as the sixth-best player in the region and 10th-best at his position … No. 106 prospect overall, No. 9 at his position and No. 15 in the state by ESPN … played in the secondary and at quarterback and receiver as a senior, helping Westlake to an 11-4 record and semifinal appearance in the state playoffs … had two touchdown receptions and one rushing score against East Coweta in a 37-34 win as a senior … committed to Clemson on Aug. 19, 2016 … AAAAAAA Player of the Year in Georgia by the Coaches Association … played his senior year for Kareem Reid … first-team all-state in 2016 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … as a senior, had 53 tackles, 36 first hits and 17 assists … added eight tackles for loss, two interceptions, and 13 passes broken up … as a junior, had 55 tackles and two interceptions on defense … also had team-best 16 passes defended … scored eight touchdowns as a junior, five on receptions, one on a fumble return, one on an interception return and one on a kickoff return … averaged 30 yards per kickoff return as a junior … wore #8 in high school … selected Clemson over Florida, Alabama and Georgia … recruited by Mike Reed.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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