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Taylor Hearn
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Taylor Hearn 1809218
Position: OG
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 330
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Williston, S.C.
High School: Williston-Elko HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Valuable member of Clemson’s offensive line who was a mainstay as the starting left guard in 2016 and 2017 ... had 69.5 knockdowns in 1,979 snaps over 43 games (29 starts) in his career.

2017: Third-Team All-ACC selection ... permanent team co-captain ... had 29 knockdowns in 777 snaps over 14 games (14 starts) ... had two knockdowns in 37 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... had a team-high four knockdowns in playing all 69 snaps against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9 ... had a team-high four knockdowns in 73 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16; named ACC Offensive Lineman-of-the-Week ... had a knockdown and 12 rushing yards after a fumble in 66 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... played 53 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... had two knockdowns in 71 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... had two knockdowns in 47 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13 ... had a team-tying-high four knockdowns in 57 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 ... had a team-tying-high three knockdowns in 60 snaps at No. 20 NC State on Nov. 4 ... had a knockdown in 50 snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11 ... had a knockdown in 21 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... had a knockdown in 61 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25 ... had two knockdowns in 42 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2 ... had two knockdowns in playing all 70 snaps against No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1; named team offensive player-of-the-game.

2016: Tied for second on the team with 32.5 knockdown blocks in 1,022 snaps over 15 games (15 starts) ... made first career start at Auburn and was named offensive player of the game by the coaches after grading 91 percent in 81 snaps ... ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts ... notched 87 percent effort against SC State ... tied for team high with three knockdowns against Georgia Tech ... played 66 snaps against No. 3 Louisville, with a pair of knockdowns ... had team-high three knockdowns in 33 snaps at Boston College ... graded 90 percent with two knockdowns in win over Syracuse ... posted four knockdowns and graded 93 percent in loss to Pittsburgh ... had two knockdowns at Wake Forest ... posted another pair of knockdowns in 52 snaps against South Carolina ... played 77 snaps against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, with two knockdowns ... finished season on high note with three knockdowns in 99 snaps of National Championship win over Alabama.

2015: Had eight knockdowns in 180 snaps over 14 games ... saw 28 snaps of action in his first game at tackle against Wofford ... saw three snaps in the win over No. 6 Notre Dame ... posted two and a half knockdowns in 24 snaps versus Georgia Tech, with a 96 percent grade ... logged 43 snaps and graded 90 percent at Miami, with 1.5 knockdown blocks ... posted two knockdowns in 19 snaps against Wake Forest ... logged 12 snaps at South Carolina at left tackle ... played seven snaps of the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... played 13 snaps with a knockdown against Oklahoma.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 15 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 17 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... Shrine Bowl selection ... three-year starter on the offensive and defensive lines for Williston-Elko High School ... served as the kicker ... led his baseball team in homers (6) and wins (7) as a junior ... coached by Dwayne Garrick at Williston-Elko High School ... recruited by Marion Hobby.

Personal: Graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Jan. 11, 1996.

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