|Hometown:||Browns Summit, N.C.|
|High School:||Dudley HS|
Originally a linebacker for the Tigers, he made the switch to defensive end after his redshirt freshman season in 2014 ... has nine tackles in 146 career snaps (12 games).
2016: Had nine tackles in 142 snaps (11 games) ... had 1.5 tackles for loss ... saw six snaps late in the opening win over Auburn ... posted a pass breakup in 16 snaps against Troy ... played 32 snaps against SC State, with a tackle for loss and two pressures ... saw 15 snaps at Georgia Tech, contributing two tackles overall ... posted 13 snaps against Syracuse ... saw six snaps of action at Wake Forest ... had a tackle in 13 snaps against South Carolina.
2015: Battled injury much of the season, but saw his first action at Miami ... broke up a pass at the line of scrimmage in four snaps.
Before Clemson: Among the top-300 players in the nation by 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... No. 11 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 13 player in North Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 24 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 15 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 28 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN ... Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selection ... Shrine Bowl selection ... all-state by USA Today ... led Dudley High School to the state title and a 15-0 record as a senior ... had 111 tackles, seven sacks and five caused fumbles as a junior ... had 89 tackles and 8.5 sacks as a sophomore ... attended the same high school as former Tiger Jeff Davis ... coached by Steven Davis at Dudley High School ... recruited by Robbie Caldwell.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Nov. 6, 1995.