|Hometown:||Flowery Branch, Ga.|
|High School:||Buford HS|
Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 67 player and No. 4 linebacker in the nation and No. 5 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... No. 84 player in the nation by Tom Lemming ... No. 145 player and No. 9 linebacker in the nation and No. 10 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... No. 193 player and No. 14 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 15 player in Georgia by ESPN ... No. 218 player and No. 10 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... All-American by MaxPreps.com ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... first-team all-state and defensive player-of-the-Year as a junior and senior ... starter on back-to-back state championship teams; his team had a 15-0 record as a senior and a 14-1 record as a junior ... had 91 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and four interceptions as a junior ... member of the school chorus and helped produce the school’s newscast ... coached by Jess Simpson at Buford High School ... recruited by Tony Elliott.
Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born July 2, 1996.