Has outstanding athleticism for an offensive lineman ... has three knockdowns in 124 snaps over 12 games in his career.
2013: Had two knockdowns in 58 snaps over seven games ... played seven snaps against SC State on Sept. 7 ... played 18 snaps against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... played five snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... played one snap at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... had one knockdown in eight snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... played three snaps against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had one knockdown in 16 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 23.
2012: Had one knockdown in 66 snaps over five games ... played 34 snaps in his first career game against Ball State on Sept. 8 ... had one knockdown in 16 snaps against Furman on Sept. 15 ... played four snaps at Duke on Nov. 3 ... played three snaps against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... played nine snaps against No. 7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31.
2011: Red-shirted ... moved over to the offensive line in Nov. after recovering from injury after starting as a defensive end ... enrolled in Jan.
Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 16 defensive end in the nation by 247Sports.com ... No. 244 player in the nation and No. 7 player in North Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 28 defensive end in the nation and No. 15 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com ... No. 25 defensive end in the nation by MaxPreps.com ... No. 52 defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com ... No. 20 player in North Carolina by SuperPrep ... second-team all-state by NCPreps.com ... had 77 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and nine blocked kicks as a junior at East Columbus High School ... conference 200m champion in track as a sophomore ... coached by Travis Conner and Toby Kasell at East Columbus High ... recruited by Dan Brooks.
Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Sept. 25, 1992.