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AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week - Jonathan Meeks

Release: 10/22/2012
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Jonathan Meeks, Football, Senior, Rock Hill, SC

Meeks had two interceptions, including one he returned 74 yards for a touchdown in Clemson's 38-17 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday. He also had four tackles and a pass broken up for three total passes defended in the game. The 74-yard return for a score was the longest interception return for a score by a Clemson player since 2006.

Ahead 10-7 in the second period, with the Hokies driving, Meeks intercepted the pass at the Clemson 26 yard line and returned it 74 yards for the score to give Clemson a 17-7 lead. With the interception, Meeks jumped to fifth in Clemson history in total interception return yards with 192.

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