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John Simpson
Player Profile:
John Simpson 2811661
Position: OG
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 320
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: North Charleston, S.C.
High School: Fort Dorchester HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Offensive lineman played both guard positions for the Tigers in 2017 ... has 15 knockdowns in 460 snaps over 21 games in his career.

2017: Had 11 knockdowns in 300 snaps over 12 games ... had a knockdown in 26 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... played 18 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 ... had a team-high four knockdowns in 33 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... played 10 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... played 32 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... played 12 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13 ... had a knockdown in 20 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 ... had a knockdown in 23 snaps at No. 20 NC State on Nov. 4 ... played 30 snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11 ... had a knockdown in 40 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... had two knockdowns in 22 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25 ... had a knockdown in 34 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.

2016: Had four knockdown blocks in 160 snaps over nine games ... allowed just one sack ... played 10 snaps in the win over Troy ... graded 91 percent with two knockdown blocks in 32 snaps against SC State ... played 24 snaps at Boston College, registering an 88 percent grade ... played 33 snaps against Syracuse ... logged seven snaps in game against Pittsburgh ... graded 87 percent in 15 snaps at Wake Forest ... played 26 snaps against South Carolina before suffering a foot injury ... saw 10 snaps of action in the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State.

Before Clemson: Played in the U.S. Army All-American game in San Antonio ... rated No. 151 overall prospect in the country by 247 Sports ... listed No. 2 in South Carolina and No. 7 at his position by 247 Sports ... rated the No. 183 overall prospect in the nation by Scout, who also lists him No. 13 at his position ... an ESPN top 300 player, he is rated No. 232 overall, the second-best prospect in South Carolina and No. 14 at his position ... listed No. 3 prospect in the state by Rivals ... finalist for Mr. Football in state of South Carolina ... named Palmetto Lineman of the Year ... also a state champion in wrestling as a junior ... played for Steve LaPrad ... chose Clemson over Florida and LSU ... recruited by Tony Elliott and Robbie Caldwell.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business.

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