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Adam Kissayi - Football - Clemson University Athletics

#98  Adam Kissayi

Palm Bay, Fla.
High School:
Heritage HS

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Before Clemson: Listed by On3 as the nation’s No. 287 overall player, including top 40 rankings both among all defensive ends nationally and among players in Florida … ranked by 247Sports as the nation’s 27th-best edge rusher … recorded 35 tackles, including nine tackles for loss and four sacks, for Heritage in 2023 … named All-Space Coast and All-District in 2023 … helped Heritage to a 9-2 record, a district championship and a spot in the state playoff … All-Southeast Region selection by PrepStar … former quarterback who totaled 33 tackles (13 for loss), 8.5 sacks and two pass breakups in nine games at Bayside High School as a junior in 2022 … had two sacks in three different games in 2022, and posted at least one tackle for loss in every game except one that year … added 20 tackles as a sophomore in 2021… played for Mykel Benson at Heritage.

Personal: Born Jan. 20, 2006 … committed to Clemson July 14, 2023 … enrolled at Clemson in January 2024 … pre-business major … he and fellow 2024 signee Darien Mayo will be among the tallest football players in Clemson history at 6-7 … his father, Mohammed, played semi-professional soccer in Morocco … name pronounced “KISS-eye.”

Note: Tackle stats in the written bio above reflect statistics from coaches film review. Tackle stats in the automated Stats tab of this page reflect those as awarded by gameday stat crews.