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Tyrone Crowder
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Tyrone Crowder 1090237
Position: OG
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 340
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Marston, N.C.
High School: Richmond Senior HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Junior who was one of the top backups at guard in 2014, and became an all-conference player as the starting right guard in 2015 ... has 20 knockdowns in 879 snaps over 19 career games (13 starts) ... preseason second-team All-ACC selection by Athlon and Lindy’s.   

2015: Third-team All-ACC (media, coaches) ... had 16 knockdowns in 761 snaps over 13 games (12 starts) ... big reason the Tigers posted 11 straight games with at least 500 yards of total offense to finish the season ... graded 91 percent in the opener against Wofford ... followed with an 89 percent mark against Appalachian State ... had three knockdown blocks in win at Louisville ... graded 86 percent with three knockdowns in playing all 65 snaps against No. 6 Notre Dame ... named co-offensive player-of-the-game by the coaches ... posted 87 percent effort against Boston College ... graded 89 percent and helped pave way for 416-yard rushing effort at Miami ... suffered toe injury just two snaps into the Florida State game ... missed games against Syracuse and Wake Forest ... returned at South Carolina and logged 54 snaps, with a 91 percent grade ... started ACC Championship Game, playing 62 snaps with a 91 percent effort ... posted two knockdowns with an 88 percent grade in 89 snaps against Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl ... played all 85 snaps of the National Championship Game against Alabama and contributed an 87 percent grade with a knockdown block.

2014: Had five knockdowns in 203 snaps over six games (one start) ... played 39 snaps against SC State on Sept. 6 ... played 25 snaps against NC State on Oct. 4 ... had three knockdowns in 62 snaps against Syracuse on Oct. 25 ... played 20 snaps at Wake Forest on Nov. 6; it was his first career start ... had one knockdown in 23 snaps against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had one knockdown in 34 snaps against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Redshirted ... No. 19 offensive lineman signee in the nation in the preseason by Athlon ... No. 19 signee in the ACC in the preseason by Athlon.

Before Clemson: Selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game in Florida and the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas ... all-state selection by MaxPreps ... No. 125 prospect in the nation by ESPN ... No. 5 offensive guard in the nation and No. 3 player in North Carolina by ESPN ... No. 4 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 5 player in North Carolina by Charlotte Observer ... No. 184 player in the nation, No. 11 offensive guard in the nation and No. 5 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 161 player in the nation, No. 8 offensive guard in the nation, No. 4 in North Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 14 offensive guard in the nation by MaxPreps ... played at Greer (S.C.) High School as a freshman before moving to the Rockingham (N.C.) area ... helped Richmond Senior to an 11-2 record as a senior ... had 119 pancake blocks as a senior and 89 as a junior ... member of the track & field team ... from the same hometown as former Clemson wide receiver Tony Horne (1994-97), who went on to be an All-Pro in the NFL ... coached by Paul Hoggard at Richmond Senior High School ... recruited by Dan Brooks and Robbie Caldwell.

Personal: Cousin of former Clemson linebacker Stephone Anthony (2011-14) ... majoring in sociology ... born July 3, 1994.

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