Entered 2018 with 36 tackles, five tackles for loss, a sack, quarterback pressure, an interception for 42 yards and seven pass breakups in 661 snaps over 36 games (five starts) in his career.
2018: Recorded a season-high four tackles at Texas A&M … notched a pass breakup in wins against Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech … credited with a tackle and a pass breakup in his first start of the season at Wake Forest … broke up another pass vs. No. 16 NC State … added a tackle at Florida State … missed Louisville game with a groin injury … played in his return to action at No. 17 Boston College and again vs. Duke … contributed two tackles vs. South Carolina … made one one tackle in ACC Championship Game against Pitt.
2017: Had 20 tackles and two pass breakups in 246 snaps over eight games (four starts) … missed six-straight games due to injury … had two tackles, a tackle for loss and pass breakup in 41 snaps against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9 … had five tackles in 27 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had six tackles and a tackle for loss in 71 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 … had three tackles and a pass breakup in 40 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had four tackles and a tackle for loss in 57 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13.
2016: Had 13 tackles, three pass breakups and an interception in 319 snaps through 13 games (one start) … had a pair of tackles in 37 snaps at Auburn … in 33 snaps against Troy, had a tackle … batted a pass away in 23 snaps against SC State … had first career interception at Boston College, returning it 42 yards for a score in Clemson’s win … had a pass breakup in 25 snaps against NC State … played 55 snaps at Florida State … had three tackles in 51 snaps against Pittsburgh … tallied first career sack at Wake Forest, with a pass breakup as well in 18 snaps … had a tackle for loss in 25 snaps of win over South Carolina.
2015: Posted three tackles, including two on special teams … saw first career action against Appalachian State after suffering a preseason injury … logged season-high 23 snaps at Miami, contributing a tackle and quarterback pressure … posted a tackle on special teams against Florida State … contributed special teams stop versus Wake Forest … saw 16 snaps against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl and eight in the National Championship Game versus Alabama.
Before Clemson: Consensus top-150 prospect … U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection, a first in his school’s history … won the Fastest Man competition at The Opening … No. 95 player and No. 14 defensive back in the nation and No. 4 player in North Carolina by 247 Sports (16th-best signee entering the ACC) … No. 106 player and No. 14 defensive back in the nation and No. 3 player in North Carolina by Scout.com … No. 113 player and No. 10 defensive back in the nation and No. 5 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com … No. 163 player and No. 15 defensive back in the nation and No. 6 player in North Carolina by ESPN … had 45 tackles and two interceptions as a senior … had 32 tackles and three interceptions along with 105 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries and 160 yards on four punt returns, including a 65-yard return, as a junior … teammate of fellow signee Van Smith … coached by Miles Aldridge, who was linebackers coach under Clemson Head Coach Danny Ford in the 1980s … recruited by Danny Pearman and Mike Reed.
Personal: Son of former Washington State and Carolina Panther linebacker Mark Fields, who was a first-round pick (No. 13 overall) of the 1995 draft by the New Orleans Saints; played in two Pro Bowls … majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management … born Oct. 10, 1996.