|Other College:||USC Upstate|
Graduate transfer from USC Upstate.
Before Clemson: Played two seasons (2015,16) at USC Upstate, where he was coached by Matt Fincher and was 4-8 with a 5.62 ERA and 111 strikeouts against 29 walks in 115.1 innings pitched over 29 appearances (19 starts) ... Atlantic Sun Conference Co-Pitcher-of-the-Year in 2016 ... All-Atlantic Sun Conference in 2016, when he was 4-3 with a 4.10 ERA and school-record 86 strikeouts against 17 walks in 74.2 innings pitched over 13 appearances (11 starts) ... played one season (2014) at USC Lancaster, where he was coached by Steve Williams ... had a 1.80 ERA and 70 strikeouts against four walks in 47.0 innings pitched at USC Lancaster ... member of the 2013 South Carolina baseball team, where he was coached by Chad Holbrook, but did not appear in a game ... member of the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll with the Gamecocks ... all-state as a junior and senior at Wren High School ... North-South All-Star Game participant ... had an 8-2 record, a 1.64 ERA and 47 strikeouts as a senior ... No. 16 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... No. 7 righthander in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... lettered four times in baseball and two times in basketball at Wren High School, where he was coached by Randy Thompson.
Personal: Majoring in athletic leadership ... born Tyler Samuel Jackson on Oct. 22, 1993 in Piedmont, S.C.