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Enrolled in January 2016.

2016: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as high as the No. 79 prospect in the nation by Tom Lemming ... rated as No. 196 prospect in the nation and the No. 2 overall prospect in South Carolina by Rivals ... rated No. 261 in the nation and No. 4 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... had outstanding senior year with 72 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, four sacks, six caused fumbles, three recovered fumbles, two blocked punts and two defensive touchdowns in 2015 ... named the Beaufort Gazette’s All-Area Defensive Player of the Year ... had 98 tackles, 27 for loss, nine sacks, blocked three field goals, 10 forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries as a junior ... had 91 tackles, 16 tackles for loss and seven sacks as a sophomore ... narrowed his college choice to Clemson and South Carolina ... played his high school football for Jerry Hatcher at Whale Branch High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott and Dan Brooks.

Personal: Majoring in justice studies.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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