Red-shirt freshman who was the
backup at center behind Ryan Norton in 2013.
two knockdowns in 182 snaps over eight games ... played 57 snaps in his first
career game against S.C. State on Sept. 7 ... played 29 snaps against Wake
Forest on Sept. 28 ... had one knockdown in 10 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ...
played 17 snaps against #5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... played five snaps at
Maryland on Oct. 26 ... played 47 snaps at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... played eight
snaps against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had one knockdown in nine snaps
against The Citadel on Nov. 23.
Red-shirted ... enrolled in January.
Rated as the #89 player in the nation, #1 center in the nation, and #1
player in Tennessee by ESPN.com ... first-team All-American by ESPN.com,
MaxPreps.com, and Sports Illustrated ... #6 center in the nation by Rivals.com
... helped Maryville High School to the state title each of the last two
seasons ... Mr. Football Lineman-of-the-Year in Tennessee ... played in the
Under Armour All-America game ... county player-of-the-year ... led his team to
a 15-0 record as a senior, as his team was ranked #11 in the nation by
MaxPreps.com ... first commitment to Clemson's 2012 class ... coached by George
Quarles at Maryville High School ... recruited by Dan Brooks.
Majoring in sociology ... born Aug. 26, 1994.