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Tyshon Dye
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Tyshon Dye 1082938
Position: RB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Elberton, Ga.
High School: Elbert County Comprehensive HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Rushed for 351 yards and five touchdowns on 76 carries in 157 snaps over 17 career games.

2016: Produced 109 rushing yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in 53 snaps over seven games ... posted six carries for 19 yards in significant action versus Troy ... had 47 yards on five carries against SC State ... had first rushing touchdown of the season at Boston College, where he totaled three carries for 11 yards ... produced 12-yard carry against Syracuse ... rushed for 23 yards on five carries versus South Carolina.

2015: Had 91 rushing yards and two touchdowns over six games ... had two short touchdown runs in the season opening win over Wofford ... rushed eight times for 52 yards at Miami ... had 11 yards on three carries against Wake Forest.

2014: Had 151 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries in 57 snaps over four games ... had 14 yards on five carries at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... had a game-high 124 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries against Georgia State on Nov. 22; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had 13 yards on six carries against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Redshirted; suffered a back injury that forced him out of action ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... No. 32 signee in the ACC in the preseason by Athlon.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 123 player in the nation, No. 18 running back in the nation and No. 12 player in Georgia by ESPN ... member of the top-300 All-America team by PrepStar ... No. 204 player in the nation, No. 17 running back in the nation and No. 16 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... No. 167 player in the nation, No. 12 running back in the nation and No. 16 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... had 817 yards on 95 carries and 12 touchdowns in just seven games as a senior, as he was limited by injury ... region offensive player-of-the-year as a senior ... selected to the North-South All-Star game as a senior ... had eight kickoff returns for 120 yards and a touchdown ... had 1,561 yards on 212 carries and 21 touchdowns as a junior ... had 17 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns along with two punt returns for scores as a junior ... all-state and region player-of-the-year as a junior ... selected to the Georgia Rising Seniors game in 2011 ... had 889 yards on 90 carries as a sophomore ... had 11 rushing touchdowns and three touchdowns on kickoff returns as a sophomore ... had 96 tackles as a sophomore ... played four years of basketball and four years of track & field ... member of state championship track team as a junior ... coached by Sid Fritts at Elbert County Comprehensive High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Dec. 7, 1993.

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