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Entered 2018 with 16 tackles, a tackle for loss, pass breakup and recovered fumble in 107 snaps over 25 games in his career.

2018: Recorded four tackles and a pass breakup at Texas A&M.

2017: Had seven tackles, a tackle for loss and pass breakup in 53 snaps over 12 games … had a tackle and pass breakup in seven snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had three tackles and a tackle for loss in 30 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18.

2016: Produced nine tackles, including five on special teams, in 54 snaps over 13 games … appeared in first career game on special teams at Auburn and contributed a tackle … scored a touchdown by recovering a muffed kickoff return in the rout of SC State … had five tackles, including one on special teams, in 20 snaps against South Carolina … posted two special teams tackles in ACC Championship win over Virginia Tech, earning player of the game honors in that phase by the Tiger coaches.

2015: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: No. 14 player in South Carolina by ESPN … No. 2 safety in South Carolina by Scout.com … named an MVP of the North team in the North-South All-Star game … led his 12-2 team to the fourth round of the AAA playoffs as a senior … AAA state player-of-the-year by High School Sports Report as a senior … Midlands Player-of-the-Year by The State as a senior … had 69 receptions for 910 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior … had two kickoff returns for touchdowns and a punt return for a touchdown as a senior … had 60 tackles, two interceptions and eight pass breakups as a senior … two of his assistant coaches were former Tigers (Airese Currie, Todd McClinton) … coached by Reggie Shaw … recruited by Mike Reed.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication … born April 19, 1997.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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