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#48 Will Spiers

Position:
P
Height:
6-5
Weight:
220
Class:
*So.
Hometown:
Cameron, S.C.
High School:
Calhoun Academy
BIO

Original walk-on … entered 2018 10th in Clemson history in punting average.

2018: Averaged 33.5 yards on two punts vs. Furman … punted a season-high eight times with three downed inside the 20 at Texas A&M, averaging 40.1 yards per punt … recorded a 32-yarder on his lone punt vs. Georgia Southern … punted three times for an average of 40.7 yards with one downed inside the 20 at Georgia Tech … had three of his four punts downed inside the 20 vs. Syracuse, earning team special teams player of the week honors with an average of 40.3 yards per punt … averaged a season-high 42.3 yards on six punts at Wake Forest … punted four times with a 40.0-yard average, including one punt downed inside the 20, against No. 16 NC State … dropped two of his five punts inside the 20 with a 37.4-yard average at Florida State … punted only once for 44 yards against Louisville … averaged 37.3 yards on six punts at No. 17 Boston College … recorded season highs in punting average (44.6) and 50-yard punts (three) on seven punts vs. Duke … averaged 37.0 yards on two punts vs. South Carolina … averaged 35.9 yards on seven punts against Pitt, including an ACC Championship-record 63-yard punt.

2017: All-ACC Academic selection … had a 40.6-yard average and 37.7-yard net average on 67 punts in 14 games (14 starts) … had 25 punts inside the 20 against four touchbacks and 12 punts of 50+ yards … had a 49-yard punt against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had a 42.7-yard average on six punts with four punts inside the 20 against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9; named team special teams player-of-the-game … had a 51.8-yard average on four punts with three punts inside the 20 at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16; named ACC Specialist-of-the-Week; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game … had a 48.2-yard average on six punts against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had a 41.5-yard average on four punts with three inside the 20 and was 1-1 passing for five yards against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had a 42.8-yard average on five punts wtih three inside the 20 at Syracuse on Oct. 13 … had a 46-yard punt against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had a 44.3-yard average on three punts (all inside the 20) at South Carolina on Nov. 25; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game.

2016: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Lettered at Calhoun Academy as a quarterback and punter.

Personal: Son of former two-sport athlete and Clemson Hall of Famer Bill Spiers, who was starting punter in 1986; Bill returned to Clemson to receive his degree and is the senior special teams assistant with the Tiger football team … majoring in pre-business.