|High School:||Richmond Senior HS|
Junior who has earned a pair of all-conference honors in his career, including first-team honors in 2016 as a junior ... has 46 knockdowns in 1,833 snaps over 34 career games (28 starts).
2016: First-team All-ACC (media, coaches) ... had 25 knockdown blocks in 869 snaps over 15 games (15 starts) ... posted an 83 percent grade in 81 snaps of Clemson’s opening win at Auburn ... graded 90 percent in only 20 snaps in rout of SC State ... graded 91 percent in 54 snaps of the win over No. 3 Louisville ... played 28 snaps at Boston College, grading 93 percent ... also posted 93 percent grade at Florida State, with two knockdown blocks ... named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts ... graded 86 percent in win over Syracuse ... collected three knockdowns with a 90 percent grade against Pittsburgh ... graded 89 percent with two knockdowns at Wake Forest ... had two knockdowns with a 90 percent grade in 48 snaps against South Carolina ... graded 89 percent in 61 snaps against Virginia Tech ... posted two knockdowns in 54 snaps in Fiesta Bowl victory over Ohio State ... had three knockdowns in 76 snaps of National Championship win over Alabama.
2015: Third-team All-ACC (media, coaches) ... had 16 knockdowns in 761 snaps over 13 games (12 starts) ... big reason the Tigers posted 11 straight games with at least 500 yards of total offense to finish the season ... graded 91 percent in the opener against Wofford ... followed with an 89 percent mark against Appalachian State ... had three knockdown blocks in win at Louisville ... graded 86 percent with three knockdowns in playing all 65 snaps against No. 6 Notre Dame ... named co-offensive player-of-the-game by the coaches ... posted 87 percent effort against Boston College ... graded 89 percent and helped pave way for 416-yard rushing effort at Miami ... suffered toe injury just two snaps into the Florida State game ... missed games against Syracuse and Wake Forest ... returned at South Carolina and logged 54 snaps, with a 91 percent grade ... started ACC Championship Game, playing 62 snaps with a 91 percent effort ... posted two knockdowns with an 88 percent grade in 89 snaps against Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl ... played all 85 snaps of the National Championship Game against Alabama and contributed an 87 percent grade with a knockdown block.
2014: Had five knockdowns in 203 snaps over six games (one start) ... played 39 snaps against SC State on Sept. 6 ... played 25 snaps against NC State on Oct. 4 ... had three knockdowns in 62 snaps against Syracuse on Oct. 25 ... played 20 snaps at Wake Forest on Nov. 6; it was his first career start ... had one knockdown in 23 snaps against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had one knockdown in 34 snaps against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.
Before Clemson: Selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game in Florida and the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... all-state selection by MaxPreps ... No. 125 prospect in the nation by ESPN ... No. 5 offensive guard in the nation and No. 3 player in North Carolina by ESPN ... No. 4 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 5 player in North Carolina by Charlotte Observer ... No. 184 player in the nation, No. 11 offensive guard in the nation and No. 5 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 161 player in the nation, No. 8 offensive guard in the nation, No. 4 in North Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 14 offensive guard in the nation by MaxPreps ... played at Greer (S.C.) High School as a freshman before moving to the Rockingham (N.C.) area ... helped Richmond Senior to an 11-2 record as a senior ... had 119 pancake blocks as a senior and 89 as a junior ... member of the track & field team ... from the same hometown as former Clemson wide receiver Tony Horne (1994-97), who went on to be an All-Pro in the NFL ... coached by Paul Hoggard at Richmond Senior High School ... recruited by Dan Brooks and Robbie Caldwell.
Personal: Cousin of former Tiger Stephone Anthony (2011-14) ... majoring in sociology ... born July 3, 1994.