Redshirted as a defensive tackle before switching to offensive line in August 2016 … served as the backup center during the entire 2017 season … has a knockdown in 162 snaps over 16 games in his career.
2017: Had a knockdown in 101 snaps over 10 games … played 16 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 … played seven snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … played four snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23 … played two snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 … played nine snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … played five snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 … played three snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11 … played 32 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had a knockdown in seven snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25 … played 16 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.
2016: Logged 61 snaps in six games … made collegiate debut against SC State, posting an 86 percent grade in 21 snaps … logged nine snaps at Boston College … saw six snaps of action in win over Syracuse … played a couple of snaps at Wake Forest … logged 15 snaps against South Carolina and graded 87 percent … saw eight snaps in the Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State.
Before Clemson: Rated among the top-15 players in South Carolina by all services … No. 26 defensive tackle in the nation and No. 8 player in South Carolina by ESPN … No. 12 player in South Carolina by Scout.com … No. 12 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com … No. 14 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com … led Emerald High School to a 10-4 record and the state playoffs as a senior … had 100 tackles and 28 tackles for loss as a junior … first-team all-state … one of the top wrestlers in the state who was a four-time state champion … lost only one wrestling match (199-1) … only loss was freshman year … only four-time state heavyweight champion in South Carolina history … coached by Tim McMahon … recruited by Dan Brooks and Mike Reed.
Personal: Majoring in justice studies … born June 22, 1997.