Has been one of the most
productive defensive linemen on the team during his career ... has 101 tackles,
5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, 19 quarterback pressures, five pass breakups,
one caused fumble, one recovered fumble, and one blocked kick in 884 snaps over
31 games (14 starts) in his career.
2013: Had 47
tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, five quarterback pressures, and one
pass breakup in 402 snaps over 13 games (five starts) ... had four tackles in
33 snaps against #5 Georgia on Aug. 31 ... had four tackles in 33 snaps at N.C.
State on Sept. 19 ... had five tackles in 38 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ...
had five tackles in 45 snaps against #5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... had three
tackles and one sack in 24 snaps at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... had three tackles
in 38 snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... had three tackles in 23 snaps against
Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had four tackles and one tackle for loss in 30
snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 23 ... had five tackles and a pass breakup in
41 snaps at #9 South Carolina on Nov. 30 ... had four tackles in 38 snaps
against #6 Ohio State in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3.
2012: Had 54
tackles (most on the team among defensive linemen), 3.5 tackles for loss, three
sacks, a team-high 12 quarterback pressures, four pass breakups, one caused
fumble, one recovered fumble, and one blocked kick in 461 snaps over 13 games
(nine starts) ... had four tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss, and a caused fumble
in 29 snaps against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1 ... had one tackle and
two pass breakups in 26 snaps against Ball State on Sept. 8; it was his first
career start ... had three tackles in 36 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ...
had four tackles in 33 snaps at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... had four
tackles in 52 snaps at Boston College on Sept. 29 ... had five tackles in 25
snaps and blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter with Clemson ahead 40-31
against Georgia Tech on Oct. 6; named team special teams player-of-the-game ...
had nine tackles and his first career sack in 43 snaps against Virginia Tech on
Oct. 20 ... had four tackles, a team-high four quarterback pressures, and a
recovered fumble in 22 snaps at Wake Forest on Oct. 25 ... had one sack and two
pass breakups in 39 snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... had four tackles in 17 snaps
against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... had seven tackles in 45 snaps against N.C.
State on Nov. 17 ... had five tackles and one sack in 59 snaps against #12
South Carolina on Nov. 24 ... had three tackles in 35 snaps against #7
Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31.
Academic Honor Roll member ... had two quarterback pressures in 21 snaps over
five games ... played three snaps in his first career game against Troy on
Sept. 3 ... played three snaps against Boston College on Oct. 8 ... played
three snaps against North Carolina on Oct. 22 ... had two quarterback pressures
in nine snaps against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3.
Red-shirted ... enrolled in January.
Rated as the #1 defensive tackle in the nation in prep school by
Rivals.com ... coached by Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military Academy; is now
the associate head coach at Cincinnati ... comes from the same school that sent
former Clemson All-American DeAndre McDaniel, former Clemson All-American Chris
McDuffie, and current Tiger defensive back Jonathan Meeks to Clemson ... played
at John Dickinson High School in Wilmington, DE ... burst on the scene when he
was named MVP of a high school all-star game in Delaware at the end of his
senior season ... coached by Craig Stephenson at John Dickinson High School ...
recruited by Danny Pearman ... chose Clemson over Boston College, Duke, Florida
State, and North Carolina.
Graduated on December 19, 2013 with a degree in sociology ... born Feb.