Frank Ladson Jr.
|Ht./Wt.:||6-3, 205 lbs|
|High School:||South Dade Senior HS|
|Years:||2019 - 2021|
Deep threat who enters 2021 having caught 27 career passes for 409 yards with six touchdowns in 515 snaps over 25 games (four starts).
2020: Caught 18 passes for 281 yards and three touchdowns in 261 snaps over 10 games (four starts) while battling various injuries during much of the season … caught a 21-yard pass at Wake Forest … recorded career highs in receptions (three), receiving yards (87) and receiving touchdowns (two) vs. The Citadel, sharing team offensive player of the game honors with Jordan McFadden … gained 71 yards on a new-career-high five receptions vs. Virginia … gained 43 yards on three receptions vs. No. 7 Miami … caught a touchdown pass among his three receptions for 21 yards at Georgia Tech … gained 29 yards on two receptions vs. Syracuse … caught a nine-yard pass in Sugar Bowl vs. No. 3 Ohio State.
2019: Posted 128 yards and three touchdowns on nine catches in 254 snaps in 15 games … made collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech, catching a 21-yard touchdown pass from Chase Brice on his first career reception … caught one pass vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … recorded a highlight reel seven-yard touchdown catch at Syracuse … caught a six-yard pass vs. Charlotte … made a four-yard catch vs. Florida State … caught a 13-yard pass at NC State … recorded two receptions for 20 yards and a touchdown vs. Wake Forest … caught a career-long 57-yard pass vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game … ACC Honor Roll selection.
In High School: Ranked among the top 51 players in the nation by five services … Clemson’s highest-rated player in the class of 2019 by PrepStar, as he was 22nd overall and the fifth-best wide receiver with a five-star rating … rated No. 23 player in the nation by USA Today Chosen 25 … ranked 33rd-best overall player by 247Sports, who also listed him as the fourth-best receiver in the nation and fourth-best overall player from Florida … ESPN ranked Ladson 35th overall, third-best from state of Florida and the fifth-best wide receiver … Rivals.com ranked Ladson 36th-best overall, fifth-best from Florida and seventh-best wide receiver … noted recruiting analyst Tom Lemming ranked Ladson 51st among his top 100 players … attended The Opening in summer of 2018 … had record-setting senior year when he had 50 catches for 1,133 yards (22.7 per catch) and 13 touchdowns … set school record for receiving yards … led team to a 10-3 season in 2018 … as a junior had 29 catches for 675 yards (23.7 per catch) and eight touchdowns … over last two years had 79 receptions for 1,808 yards and 21 touchdowns, and average of 22.9 yards per reception … will play in All-American Bowl … played his high school football at South Dade High School for Nathaniel Hudson … wore No. 9 in high school … primary Clemson recruiter was Jeff Scott … committed to Clemson on April 14, 2018 … enrolled at Clemson in January 2019.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 2000 … majoring in communication.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide