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#29 B.T. Potter

Position:
PK
Height:
5-10
Weight:
175
Class:
Fr.
Hometown:
Rock Hill, S.C.
High School:
South Pointe HS
BIO

First-year freshman who earned a role as the team’s kickoff specialist.

2018: Immediately earned the kickoff role as a true freshman and became a weapon as one of the nation’s leaders in touchbacks … enters bowl season averaging 63.4 yards on 100 kickoffs with 67 touchbacks while also posting a 1-1 mark on field goals and a 7-7 mark on PATs … earned co-special teams player of the week honors at Florida State, registering six touchbacks on 10 kickoffs, going 5-5 on PATs and recording his first career field goal from 24 yards out.

Before Clemson: No. 1 placekicker in the nation by Chris Sailer, No. 2 placekicker by Rivals, No. 3 placekicker by 247Sports and No. 7 placekicker by ESPN … U.S. Army All-American Game participant … four-year starter at South Pointe High School … was 31-45 on field-goal attempts and made 211 extra-point attempts in his career … was 12-17 on field-goal attempts and 77-81 on extra-point attempts as a senior … helped his team four state titles … had 117 touchbacks on 126 kickoffs as a senior … averaged 37.1 yards per punt as a senior … was 11-15 on field-goal attempts and 49-54 on extra-point attempts as a junior … averaged 39 yards per punt as a junior … was 4-7 on field-goal attempts and 40-45 on extra-point attempts as a sophomore … was 4-6 on field-goal attempts and 45-51 on extra-point attempts as a freshman … teammate of fellow Tiger signee Derion Kendrick … coached by Strait Herron at South Pointe High School … recruited by Danny Pearman and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Born Feb. 21, 2000.

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