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Mark Fields
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Mark Fields 2071498
Position: CB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: William Amos Hough HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Has 36 tackles, five tackles for loss, a sack, quarterback pressure, an interception for 42 yards and seven pass breakups in 661 snaps over 36 games (five starts) in his career.

2017: Had 20 tackles and two pass breakups in 246 snaps over eight games (four starts) ... missed six-straight games due to injury ... had two tackles, a tackle for loss and pass breakup in 41 snaps against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9 ... had five tackles in 27 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 ... had six tackles and a tackle for loss in 71 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... had three tackles and a pass breakup in 40 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... had four tackles and a tackle for loss in 57 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13.

2016: Had 13 tackles, three pass breakups and an interception in 319 snaps through 13 games (one start) ... had a pair of tackles in 37 snaps at Auburn ... in 33 snaps against Troy, had a tackle ... batted a pass away in 23 snaps against SC State ... had first career interception at Boston College, returning it 42 yards for a score in Clemson’s win ... had a pass breakup in 25 snaps against NC State ... played 55 snaps at Florida State ... had three tackles in 51 snaps against Pittsburgh ... tallied first career sack at Wake Forest, with a pass breakup as well in 18 snaps ... had a tackle for loss in 25 snaps of win over South Carolina.

2015: Posted three tackles, including two on special teams ... saw first career action against Appalachian State after suffering a preseason injury ... logged season-high 23 snaps at Miami, contributing a tackle and quarterback pressure ... posted a tackle on special teams against Florida State ... contributed special teams stop versus Wake Forest ... saw 16 snaps against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl and eight in the National Championship Game versus Alabama.

Before Clemson: Consensus top-150 prospect ... U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection, a first in his school’s history ... won the Fastest Man competition at The Opening ... No. 95 player and No. 14 defensive back in the nation and No. 4 player in North Carolina by 247 Sports (16th-best signee entering the ACC) ... No. 106 player and No. 14 defensive back in the nation and No. 3 player in North Carolina by Scout.com ... No. 113 player and No. 10 defensive back in the nation and No. 5 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 163 player and No. 15 defensive back in the nation and No. 6 player in North Carolina by ESPN ... had 45 tackles and two interceptions as a senior ... had 32 tackles and three interceptions along with 105 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries and 160 yards on four punt returns, including a 65-yard return, as a junior ... teammate of fellow signee Van Smith ... coached by Miles Aldridge, who was linebackers coach under Clemson Head Coach Danny Ford in the 1980s ... recruited by Danny Pearman and Mike Reed.

Personal: Son of former Washington State and Carolina Panther linebacker Mark Fields, who was a first-round pick (No. 13 overall) of the 1995 draft by the New Orleans Saints; played in two Pro Bowls ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Oct. 10, 1996.

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