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#26 Adam Choice

BIO

Began career as one of the team’s top running backs during the first half of 2014 before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Boston College … redshirted the 2015 season and returned as a reserve running back for the 2016-18 seasons … respected team leader who was voted by his teammates as “Most Inspirational” after completing his career with 1,250 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns on 239 carries along with 22 receptions for 179 yards in 561 snaps over 45 games.

2018: Recorded 77 carries for 548 yards and seven rushing touchdowns in 218 snaps over 15 games … All-ACC Academic selection … voted as a permanent team captain … carried twice for six yards in season opener vs. Furman … gained 27 yards on three carries at Texas A&M … recorded 49 yards and a touchdown on seven carries vs. Georgia Southern … carried five times for 15 yards at Georgia Tech … gained 58 yards on nine carries vs. Syracuse … posted a career-high 128 yards on 10 carries, including a 64-yard touchdown run, at Wake Forest … rushed three times for eight yards vs. No. 16 NC State … gained 20 yards on three carries at Florida State including a 15-yard touchdown on which he eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for this career … carried three times for 43 yards vs. Louisville … rushed four times for 19 yards at No. 17 Boston College … gained 26 yards on five carries vs. Duke … recorded a career-high three rushing touchdowns among his seven carries for 56 yards vs. South Carolina … rushed seven times for 51 yards with a touchdown against Pitt … gained 30 yards on two carries vs. No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl … rushed seven times for 12 yards in National Championship Game against No. 1 Alabama.

2017: Had 326 yards and six touchdowns on 67 carries along with eight receptions for 48 yards in 173 snaps over 13 games … had 20 yards and a touchdown on four carries and an eight-yard reception against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had 47 yards and a touchdown on four carries at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had 26 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter on six carries against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had 26 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and two receptions for eight yards against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had 12 yards on three carries at Syracuse on Oct. 13 … had 54 yards on eight carries and a seven-yard reception against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 … had 40 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and a four-yard reception against Florida State on Nov. 11 … had 39 yards on seven carries at South Carolina on Nov. 25 … had 21 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and an 11-yard reception against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2.

2016: Had 158 rushing yards on 45 carries in 11 games … added 38 yards on four receptions … returned to game action at Auburn, where he posted seven yards on three carries … broke a 16-yard run at Georgia Tech … posted 18 total yards in win at Boston College … posted six rushes for 22 yards in game against Syracuse … posted 34 yards on six carries at Wake Forest.

2015: Redshirted.

2014: Had 218 yards and one touchdown on 50 carries along with nine receptions for 90 yards in 130 snaps over six games … had 74 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and two receptions for 15 yards against SC State on Sept. 6; it was his first career game … had nine yards on six carries and a team-high four receptions for 46 yards at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 … had 56 yards on nine carries and two receptions for 21 yards against NC State on Oct. 4 … had a game-high 61 yards on 16 carries and an eight-yard reception against Louisville on Oct. 11 … had 13 yards on four carries before suffering a season-ending torn ACL at Boston College on Oct. 18.

Before Clemson: Top-125 player and No. 10 running back in the nation and No. 7 player in Georgia by Rivals.com … option quarterback at Thomas County Central High School who started for three years and finished as the school’s all-time leading rusher (5,095) … second-team All-State as a junior … had a region-high 1,521 yards and 14 touchdowns on 191 carries in 10 games as a senior; had at least 100 yards in every game but one and had two 200-yard games … was 31-57 passing for 522 yards and seven touchdowns against only one interception as a senior … had a season-high 258 rushing yards in just three quarters against Harris County High School as a senior … first-team all-state as a junior … had 1,658 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior … had 1,622 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore … had a career-high 314 rushing yards against Lee County High School as a sophomore … outstanding baseball player who made the national finals of the MLB Pitch, Hit & Throw Competition at Yankee Stadium in 2008; just 12 years old at the time, he fielded flyballs during the home run hitting competition at the All-Star Game … coached by Bill Shaver at Thomas County Central High School … recruited by Danny Pearman.

Personal: His cousin, Tashard Choice, was a running back at Georgia Tech and played in the NFL … his uncle, Joe Burns, was a running back at Georgia Tech and played with the Buffalo Bills … graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in psychology and added his master’s degree in human resource development on May 9, 2019 … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection … born Nov. 30, 1995.