|Ht./Wt.:||6-4, 290 lbs|
|High School:||John Dickinson|
|Years:||2010 - 2014|
Was one of the most productive defensive linemen on the team during his career ... had 148 tackles, nine tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 23 quarterback pressures, nine pass breakups, one caused fumble, one recovered fumble and one blocked kick in 1,215 snaps over 44 games (19 starts) in his career.
2014: Had 47 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, four quarterback pressures and four pass breakups in 331 snaps over 13 games (five starts) ... had four tackles in 23 snaps at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30 ... had three tackles, one tackle for loss and a pass breakup in 13 snaps against SC State on Sept. 6 ... had six tackles in 29 snaps at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 ... had three tackles in 15 snaps against NC State on Oct. 4 ... had three tackles in 25 snaps against Louisville on Oct. 11 ... had five tackles and one sack in 20 snaps at Boston College on Oct. 18 ... had five tackles and two pass breakups in 39 snaps against Syracuse on Oct. 25 ... had five tackles, 0.5 sacks and a pass breakup in 31 snaps at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... had four tackles in 25 snaps at No. 23 Georgia Tech on Nov. 15 ... had five tackles and one tackle for loss in 25 snaps against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had three tackles in 34 snaps against South Carolina on Nov. 29; named team co-defensive player-of-the-game.
2013: Had 47 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, five quarterback pressures and one pass breakup in 402 snaps over 13 games (five starts) ... had four tackles in 33 snaps against No. 5 Georgia on Aug. 31 ... had four tackles in 33 snaps at NC State on Sept. 19 ... had five tackles in 38 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... had five tackles in 45 snaps against No. 5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... had three tackles and one sack in 24 snaps at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... had three tackles in 38 snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... had three tackles in 23 snaps against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had four tackles and one tackle for loss in 30 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 23 ... had five tackles and a pass breakup in 41 snaps at No. 9 South Carolina on Nov. 30 ... had four tackles in 38 snaps against No. 6 Ohio State in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3.
2012: Had 54 tackles (most on the team among defensive linemen), 3.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, a team-high 12 quarterback pressures, four pass breakups, one caused fumble, one recovered fumble and one blocked kick in 461 snaps over 13 games (nine starts) ... had four tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss and a caused fumble in 29 snaps against No. 25 Auburn at Atlanta, Ga. on Sept. 1 ... had one tackle and two pass breakups in 26 snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first career start ... had three tackles in 36 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... had four tackles in 33 snaps at No. 4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... had four tackles in 52 snaps at Boston College on Sept. 29 ... had five tackles in 25 snaps and blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter with Clemson ahead 40-31 against Georgia Tech on Oct. 6; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... had nine tackles and his first career sack in 43 snaps against Virginia Tech on Oct. 20 ... had four tackles, a team-high four quarterback pressures and a recovered fumble in 22 snaps at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... had one sack and two pass breakups in 39 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... had four tackles in 17 snaps against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... had seven tackles in 45 snaps against NC State on Nov. 17 ... had five tackles and one sack in 59 snaps against No. 12 South Carolina on Nov. 24 ... had three tackles in 35 snaps against No. 7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31.
2011: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had two quarterback pressures in 21 snaps over five games ... played three snaps against Troy on Sept. 3; it was his first career game ... played three snaps against Boston College on Oct. 8 ... played three snaps against North Carolina on Oct. 22 ... had two quarterback pressures in nine snaps against No. 3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3.
2010: Redshirted ... enrolled in January.
Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the nation in prep school by Rivals.com ... coached by Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military Academy; is now the associate head coach at Cincinnati ... comes from the same school that sent former Clemson All-American DeAndre McDaniel, former Clemson All-American Chris McDuffie and current Tiger defensive back Jonathan Meeks to Clemson ... played at John Dickinson High School in Wilmington, Del. ... burst on the scene when he was named MVP of a high school all-star game in Delaware at the end of his senior season ... coached by Craig Stephenson at John Dickinson High School ... recruited by Danny Pearman ... chose Clemson over Boston College, Duke, Florida State and North Carolina.
Personal: Graduated Dec. 19, 2013 with a degree in sociology ... born Feb. 5, 1990.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide
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