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Richard Yeargin
Player Profile:
Richard Yeargin 1809438
Position: DE
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 260
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
High School: University School of Nova Southeastern University
Experience: 1 Letter

Sophomore defensive end saw his first action as a Tiger in 2015 ... had a 4.0 GPA in the classroom in the 2016 spring semester.

2015: Posted 15 tackles and a sack in 147 snaps over 10 games ... also has one quarterback pressure ... played 19 snaps in his first collegiate game ... credited for three tackles in win over Appalachian State ... tallied six tackles in 21 snaps against Georgia Tech ... tallied 12 snaps against Boston College ... posted first career sack in 58-0 win at Miami ... played 17 snaps against Wake Forest ... also logged 17 snaps in the Capital One Orange Bowl, contributing a tackle.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated among the top-300 players in the nation and No. 38 player in Florida by 247Sports.com ... No. 17 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... U.S. Army All-American ... Nike Opening selection ... first-team All-American by MaxPreps.com ... first-team all-state as a senior ... had 85 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss and 15 sacks as a senior ... originally from South Carolina ... selected from 400 nominees to be one of five recipients of the Franklin D. Watkins Award, an honor recognizing top African-American Scholar Athletes from around the country ... coached by Roger Harriott at University School of Nova Southeastern University ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born Oct. 14, 1996.

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