Reliable receiver, physical blocker and team leader who recorded 88 receptions, 951 receiving yards and 12 receiving touchdowns in 1,842 offensive snaps over 54 games (25 starts) … was also a core special teamer throughout his time at Clemson … exited as one of only six tight ends in Clemson history to record double-digit career touchdown receptions, as his 12 touchdown catches tied John McMakin (12 from 1969-71), Dwayne Allen (12 from 2009-11) and Brandon Ford (12 from 2009-12) for the second-most career touchdown receptions by a tight end in Clemson history.
2022: Voted by his teammates as a permanent team captain … third-team All-ACC selection … second-team All-ACC by College Football Network … third-team All-ACC selection by Phil Steele and Pro Football Focus … one half (along with Jake Briningstool) of the first tight end duo in Clemson history to each record four touchdown receptions in a single season … posted career highs in receptions (39), receiving yards (443), touchdowns (five) and offensive snaps (701) while starting all 14 games … his 701 snaps from scrimmage were the fifth-most by a Clemson tight end all-time … his 39 receptions and five touchdowns were the most by a Clemson tight end since Jordan Leggett’s 46-reception, seven-touchdown campaign in 2016 … All-ACC Academic Team selection … shared team offensive player of the game honors with two catches for 45 yards at Georgia Tech … caught a 23-yard pass vs. Furman … gained 16 yards on two catches vs. Louisiana Tech … caught four passes for 36 yards with two touchdowns (including the double-overtime eventual game-winner) at No. 21 Wake Forest, becoming the first Clemson tight end to catch multiple touchdown passes in a game since Braden Galloway against Miami (Fla.) in 2020 … gained 21 yards on four receptions vs. No. 10 NC State as his contributions in both phases of the offense earned him team offensive player of the game honors … caught two passes for 34 yards at Boston College … had a 31-yard touchdown reception on a flea flicker reverse pass among his two catches for 40 yards at Florida State … recorded three catches for 50 yards vs. No. 14 Syracuse … finished with a season-high seven catches for 60 yards at Notre Dame … caught a 14-yard pass vs. Louisville … recorded 35 yards and a touchdown among his four receptions vs. Miami (Fla.) … recorded his career-high fifth touchdown reception of the season among his three catches for 20 yards vs. No. 24 North Carolina … caught four passes for 49 yards in the Orange Bowl vs. No. 6 Tennessee.
2021: Caught 28 passes for 208 yards and tied for the team lead with three receiving touchdowns in 535 offensive snaps over 13 games (10 starts) … also added three special teams tackles … had two catches for eight yards vs. No. 5 Georgia … caught two passes for 24 yards vs. SC State … gained 13 yards on two receptions vs. Georgia Tech … made first start of the season at NC State … earned team offensive player of the game honors after recording a career-high eight receptions at Syracuse, the most by a Clemson tight end since Brandon Ford’s record-tying nine receptions against LSU in 2012 … also had a special teams stop against Syracuse, sharing team special teams player of the game honors … caught a seven-yard pass at No. 23 Pitt … caught two passes for 14 yards vs. Florida State including an 11-yard touchdown grab on a fade route … added 12 yards and a touchdown on two receptions at Louisville … made a 19-yard catch vs. UConn … recorded six catches for 53 yards, including a two-yard touchdown pass from running back Will Shipley … gained nine yards on two receptions vs. Iowa State.
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— ACC Network (@accnetwork) October 30, 2021
2020: Recorded 247 yards and four touchdowns on 16 receptions in 350 snaps over 12 games … became the sixth Clemson tight end under Dabo Swinney to catch four or more touchdowns in a season, joining Michael Palmer (four in 2009), Dwayne Allen (eight in 2011), Brandon Ford (eight in 2012), Stanton Seckinger (four in 2013) and Jordan Leggett (eight in 2015 and seven in 2016) … caught a career-long 42-yard pass at Wake Forest … recorded a two-yard reception vs. The Citadel … added an 18-yard reception vs. Virginia …caught his first career touchdown pass on a 22-yard reception vs. No. 7 Miami … caught three passes for 67 yards and a touchdown at Georgia Tech … recorded a 17-yard touchdown reception vs. Syracuse, becoming the first Clemson tight end with a touchdown catch in three consecutive games since Jordan Leggett against Georgia Tech, Louisville and Boston College in 2016 … caught a six-yard pass vs. Boston College … recorded 19 yards and a touchdown on two catches at No. 4 Notre Dame … added a six-yard reception and earned team special teams player of the week vs. Pitt … caught two passes for 13 yards at Virginia Tech … gained 35 yards on two catches vs. No. 3 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl.
2019: Recorded five catches for 53 yards in 256 snaps over 15 games (one start) … made collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech … gained 10 yards on his first career reception at Syracuse … caught a 10-yard pass at Louisville … added a seven-yard reception vs. Boston College … gained 15 yards on a catch vs. Wake Forest … caught an 11-yard pass vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game.
In High School: Ranked as 15th-best tight end-H Back in the nation by ESPN.com … had strong senior season at Calhoun High … Region 6 AAA Defensive Player of the Year … first-team all-region on offense and defense … first-team Chattanooga All-Area … County Defensive Player of the Year … played his high school football at Calhoun High for Hal Lamb … teammate of 2019 signee Brannon Spector at Calhoun High … Clemson recruiters were Brandon Streeter and Danny Pearman … committed to Clemson on June 10, 2018.
Personal: Born Feb. 3, 2001 … earned degree in marketing in December 2022 … completed a microinternship with Elliott Realty in Myrtle Beach in spring 2022 … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2021-22).