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Alex Spence
Player Profile:
Alex Spence 1809314
Position: PK
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Florence, S.C.
High School: West Florence HS
Experience: SQ

Reserve placekicker his first two seasons after redshirting the 2014 campaign, then became the starter in September 2017 when Greg Huegel was lost for the season due to injury ... is 9-14 (64.3 percent) on field goals and 42-44 on extra points for 69 points in 17 games (11 starts) in his career.

2017: Was 9-14 (64.3 percent) on field goals and 41-43 on extra points for 68 points in 12 games (11 starts) ... ninth in the ACC in points (kick) per game (5.7), ninth in PAT percentage (95.3) and 10th in field goals per game (0.8) ... made his only extra-point attempt against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... went 4-5 on extra-point attempts in his first career start against Boston College on Sept. 23 ... made his first career field goal and was 4-4 on extra-point attempts at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... made his only field-goal attempt and was 3-3 on extra-point attempts against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game ... made his only field-goal attempt (26-yarder) and was 4-4 on extra-point attempts against Florida State on Nov. 11; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... made his only field-goal attempt (26-yarder) and was 4-4 on extra-point attempts against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... made his only field-goal attempt (46-yarder) and was 5-5 on extra-point attempts against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game ... was 2-2 on field-goal attempts with makes of 44 and 42 against No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1; named team special teams player-of-the-game.

2016: Fecipient of the Danny Lee Ford Scholarship Award; had a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester ... kicked off three times in the 59-0 win over SC State, with one touchback ... had a tackle on one of his two kickoffs in the game at Boston College ... had two kickoffs in the Syracuse game.

2015: Appeared in two games ... made his first career extra point in the opener against Wofford ... kicked off once in the game against Appalachian State.

2014: Redshirted ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 34 kicker in the nation by ESPN ... Shrine Bowl selection ... was 14-17 on field goals and 36-37 on PATs as a senior ... AAAA Specialist-of-the-Year as a junior ... was 11-13 on field goals and averaged over 40 yards per punt as a junior ... coached by Trey Woodberry ... recruited by Danny Pearman.

Personal: Brother, Austin, is also a member of the Tiger football team ... majoring in financial management ... born Nov. 4, 1995.

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