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Will Swinney
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Will Swinney 3103844
Position: WR
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Clemson, S.C.
High School: Daniel HS
Experience: High School

Original walk-on and son of head coach Dabo Swinney ... was the holder on every placekick in 2017.

2017: Had two receptions for 15 yards in 40 snaps over 14 games ... had a reception at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 ... had a 15-yard reception and special teams tackle against The Citadel on Nov. 18; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game.

Before Clemson: Top receiver for Daniel High School in Clemson, where he had 48 catches for 603 yards and six scores in 2016 ... led team in total receptions, yards and touchdowns ... had at least two receptions in every game in 2016 ... named all-region as a senior, he was team offensive MVP and one of the team captains ... had strong early-season game against rival Seneca with six receptions for 73 yards and a touchdown ... in win over Ninety Six, had career highs in receptions (7), yards (118) and touchdowns (2) ... had longest reception of the year on a 53-yard scoring catch against Wren ... had over 900 all-purpose yards including kick returns ... as a junior had 33 receptions for 420 yards and five touchdowns ... played four years of football, two years of basketball and four years of baseball ... will play baseball at Daniel this spring ... candidate to play slot receiver and serve as holder for the Tigers ... played receiver, cornerback and various positions on special teams, including holder at Daniel ... wore #16 at Daniel ... brother, Drew, also plays for the Lions ... played for Jeff Fruster.

Personal: Son of Tiger head coach Dabo Swinney; first son of a Clemson football head coach to play for the Tigers since 1963 (Jimmy Howard) ... majoring in pre-business.

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