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Wayne Gallman
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Wayne Gallman 1082243
Position: RB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Loganville, Ga.
High School: Grayson HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Left Clemson after three seasons as one of the school's most decorated and productive running backs in history ... produced 3,429 rushing yards on 676 carries, with 34 touchdowns over 42 games (37 starts) ... added 65 career receptions for 473 yards and two touchdowns ... broke Raymond Priester’s single-season school record for rushing yards in 2015, and Priester’s career record for 100-yard rushing games in 2016 ... achieved 100 or more yards in 17 games ... Clemson was 17-0 in those contests ... finished his career third in Clemson history in rushing touchdowns and fifth in rushing yards.

2016: Second-team All-ACC (media, coaches) ... Strength & Conditioning All-American ... Strength Training Dedication award winner ... had 1,133 rushing yards on 232 carries in 15 games (15 starts) ... added 152 yards on 20 receptions ... team leader with 17 rushing touchdowns, a figure that tied Lester Brown (1978) and James Davis (2006) for the top single-season mark in Clemson history ... posted 123 yards on 30 carries in the opener at Auburn, with a touchdown ... posted 81 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown at Georgia Tech ... produced 110 rushing yards on 16 carries with a touchdown in win over No. 3 Louisville ... named offensive player of the game by coaches ... earned Leather Helmet Award as most outstanding player against Boston College when he rushed for 109 yards on just nine carries ... exploded for 59-yard touchdown in the contest ... suffered a concussion on the opening drive of the NC State game ... scored two touchdowns on the ground at Florida State in Clemson’s thrilling victory, he ran for 82 yards in the game ... posted 63 yards on 10 carries against Syracuse ... scored three touchdowns in one-point loss to Pittsburgh ... rushed for 161 yards on 22 carries, with two touchdowns, at Wake Forest ... broke Raymond Priester’s career 100-yard game total against the Demon Deacons ... posted 112 yards on 19 carries, with a touchdown, against South Carolina ...posted eight-yard touchdown carry versus Virginia Tech ... scored a touchdown and rushed for 85 yards in the Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State ... posted a one-yard rushing score in National Championship win over Alabama.

2015: First-team All-ACC (coaches) ... second-team All-ACC (media) ... co-recipient of Bank of America Hamilton Offensive MVP along with Deshaun Watson ... posted team and Clemson single-season high 1,527 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns ... also had 21 catches for 213 yards and a score ... appeared in 14 games, with 13 starts ... 1,740 yards from scrimmage were most by any player in Clemson history, passing C.J. Spiller’s record of 1,715 in 2009 ... his 283 carries were most in a season in Clemson history ... posted two rushing touchdowns and ran for game-high 92 yards in the season opener against Wofford ... posted 79 yards on the ground versus Appalachian State, including 23 on a tremendous touchdown run in which he lowered his shoulder and ran over a Mountaineer defender ... rushed 24 times for 139 yards at Louisville, most of which came after contact ... named offensive player-of-the-game for the performance ... rushed for 111 yards on 23 carries against No. 6 Notre Dame ... third straight 100-yard effort came against Georgia Tech and included 66-yard career-long scamper to open the scoring ... added 118 yards and a touchdown at Miami ... rushed 31 times for 172 yards in win at NC State, with a touchdown ... notched 103 yards in win over Florida State, with the game-clinching 25-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter ... sat the Wake Forest game due to injury ... returned and rushed for over 100 yards for a seventh time, matching single-season school record, at South Carolina ... surpassed the mark with 187-yard performance in the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... 168 of his yards came in the second half ... also scored twice, including his first of the season on a reception, in the game; had 68 receiving yards, giving him 255 all-purpose yards ... posted 26 carries for a game-high 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the Capital One Orange Bowl against Oklahoma, one of two 100-yard rushers for the Tigers in the 37-17 win.

2014: Had a team-high 769 yards and four touchdowns on 161 carries along with 24 receptions for 108 yards and one touchdown in 457 snaps over 13 games (nine starts) ... in his last four games against ACC or SEC teams, he had 486 yards two touchdowns on 89 carries ... had a five-yard carry and two receptions for 17 yards at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30; it was his first career game ... had a game-high 77 yards on 10 carries and a seven-yard reception against SC State on Sept. 6 ... had six rushing yards and two receptions at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 ... had 58 yards on 13 carries and three receptions for 21 yards against NC State on Oct. 4; it was his first career start ... had nine yards on four carries and three receptions against Louisville on Oct. 11 ... had 39 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries and two receptions at Boston College on Oct. 18 ... had a game-high 101 yards on 28 carries and two receptions for 12 yards against Syracuse on Oct. 25; named ACC Rookie-of-the-Week; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had 106 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and four receptions for 43 yards and a touchdown at Wake Forest on Nov. 6; named ACC Rookie-of-the-Week ... had 88 yards on 15 carries and three receptions for eight yards at No. 23 Georgia Tech on Nov. 15 ... had 30 yards and a touchdown in five carries against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had a game-high 191 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries against South Carolina on Nov. 29; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... second-most rushing yards in a game against South Carolina by a Tiger running back ... had a game-high 61 yards on

2013: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 217 player in the nation, No. 18 running back in the nation and No. 19 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... No. 26 running back in the nation by Scout.com ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection ... played in the Offense-Defense Bowl in Houston, Texas ... had 516 rushing yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... had 700 rushing yards and eight touchdowns as a junior ... coached by Mickey Conn at Grayson High; Conn was a roommate of Head Coach Dabo Swinney at Alabama, and is now on Clemson’s staff ... recruited by Tony Elliott.

Personal: Earned undergraduate degree in communication in December 2016 ... born Oct. 1, 1994.

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