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#23 Tyshon Dye
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Elberton, Ga.
High School: Elbert County Comprehensive HS
Major: PRTM
Experience: Redshirt

Redshirt freshman who was injured most of 2014 before returning to make an impact in the latter stages of the season ... one of the team’s most physical running backs.

2014: Had 151 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries in 57 snaps over four games ... had 14 yards on five carries at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... had a game-high 124 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries against Georgia State on Nov. 22; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had 13 yards on six carries against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Redshirted; suffered a back injury that forced him out of action ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... No. 32 signee in the ACC in the preseason by Athlon.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 123 player in the nation, No. 18 running back in the nation and No. 12 player in Georgia by ESPN ... member of the top-300 All-America team by PrepStar ... No. 204 player in the nation, No. 17 running back in the nation and No. 16 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... No. 167 player in the nation, No. 12 running back in the nation and No. 16 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... had 817 yards on 95 carries and 12 touchdowns in just seven games as a senior, as he was limited by injury ... region offensive player-of-the-year as a senior ... selected to the North-South All-Star game as a senior ... had eight kickoff returns for 120 yards and a touchdown ... had 1,561 yards on 212 carries and 21 touchdowns as a junior ... had 17 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns along with two punt returns for scores as a junior ... all-state and region player-of-the-year as a junior ... selected to the Georgia Rising Seniors game in 2011 ... had 889 yards on 90 carries as a sophomore ... had 11 rushing touchdowns and three touchdowns on kickoff returns as a sophomore ... had 96 tackles as a sophomore ... played four years of basketball and four years of track & field ... member of state championship track team as a junior ... coached by Sid Fritts at Elbert County Comprehensive High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Dec. 7, 1993.

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