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#14 Diondre Overton

Position:
WR
Height:
6-4
Weight:
210
Class:
Jr.
Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.
High School:
Walter Hines Page HS
BIO

Entered 2018 with 16 receptions for 226 yards and a touchdown in 343 snaps over 22 games in his career.

2018: Enters bowl season with 13 receptions for 187 yards with three touchdowns in 213 snaps over 12 games … caught two passes and a touchdown in each of the team’s first two games against Furman and Texas A&M, gaining 10 yards against the Paladins and 20 against the Aggies … added his third touchdown reception of the season at Wake Forest … gained 32 yards on two receptions vs. No. 16 NC State … caught two passes for 75 yards at Florida State … recorded a seven-yard reception vs. Louisville … added a 16-yard catch at No. 17 Boston College … caught a 22-yard pass vs. South Carolina.

2017: Had 14 receptions for 178 yards in 236 snaps over 14 games … had two receptions for 48 yards at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had a crucial 23-yard reception with the score tied on third down in the fourth quarter against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had two receptions for 21 yards against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28.

2016: Had two receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown in 107 snaps (eight games) … made most of first career reception, hauling in a 45-yard touchdown catch from Nick Schuessler in win over SC State … played 22 snaps against Syracuse … logged six snaps at Wake Forest … had three-yard catch in 19 snaps versus South Carolina.

Before Clemson: Rated among the top 150 players in the nation by ESPN … he is No. 135 overall, sixth-best in the state of North Carolina and 18th-best wide receiver in the nation by ESPN … rated the No. 196 overall prospect by 247 Sports, No. 234 by Rivals and No. 231 by Scout … eighth-best player in state of North Carolina by Rivals … played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl … played in the Shrine Bowl for North Carolina … had terrific senior year with 78 catches for 1,251 yards and 15 touchdowns … also had a rushing touchdown for 16 total touchdowns … also had seven interceptions on defensive side and 34 total tackles … as a junior had 31 receptions for 577 yards and four scores, an average of 18.6 yards per catch … also a starter in basketball, where he averaged 14.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game as a junior … played his high school football for Kevin Gillespie … selected Clemson over offers from Tennessee, South Carolina, NC State and North Carolina … recruited by Robbie Caldwell and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication.