|Hometown:||Jackson Springs, N.C.|
|High School:||Pinecrest HS|
Enrolled in January 2016 and was a major factor for the Tiger offense after starting the last half of the season at right tackle.
2016: Shared offensive Rookie of the Year honors with fellow tackle Tremayne Anchrum ... had 14 knockdown blocks in 584 snaps over 12 games (seven starts) ... appeared in first collegiate game against Troy, logging 11 snaps with an 82 percent grade ... played 32 snaps against SC State and graded 85 percent with a knockdown ... played 15 snaps at Boston College ... logged 25 snaps in the road win over No. 12 Florida State, grading 88 percent ... made first career start against Syracuse, responding with 81 percent grade on 57 snaps ... played all 98 snaps against Pittsburgh and graded 89 percent, with four knockdowns ... graded 89 percent with two knockdowns in 64 plays at Wake Forest ... graded 90 percent with a knockdown in 60 snaps of win over South Carolina ... posted 83 percent grade in 70 snaps against Virginia Tech ... played 53 snaps in the Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State, logging two knockdown blocks ... tallied two knockdowns in 95 snaps against Alabama in National Championship Game.
Before Clemson: Rated among the top 200 players nationally ... rated as the No. 129 overall player by Scout ... listed No. 173 by ESPN and 177 by Rivals ... 10th-best prospect in North Carolina by ESPN and No. 11 by Rivals ... 10th-best prospect at his position by ESPN ... first-team Associated Press All-State offensive lineman in 2014 and 2015 ... invited to The Opening in Oregon in summer prior to senior year ... played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... first-team all-conference in 2014 and 2015 ... helped his 2014 team to 11-3 record ... narrowed his school choices to Clemson, Duke, Miami and North Carolina ... played his high school football for Chris Metzger ... recruited by Robbie Caldwell.
Personal: Majoring in history.