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Walk-on and son of head coach Dabo Swinney caught 14 passes for 96 yards in 180 career offensive snaps over 40 career games from 2018-22 … served as the team’s placeholder in 2022 and scored a two-point conversion from that position in the 2022 ACC Championship Game.

2022: Earned the team’s starting holder position on placekicks … recorded eight receptions for 63 yards in 65 offensive snaps over 14 games … also rushed once for two yards and scored a two-point conversion via rush on a fake PAT … All-ACC Academic Team selection … caught two passes for 26 yards on a late Clemson scoring drive at Georgia Tech … shared special teams player of the game honors with B.T. Potter and Philip Florenzo vs. Furman … added a five-yard catch vs. Louisiana Tech … posted an eight-yard reception vs. Louisville … gained 13 yards on two receptions on Senior Day vs. Miami (Fla.) … scored his first career points vs. No. 24 North Carolina, rushing for a two-point conversion on a fake PAT … rushed once for two yards in the Orange Bowl vs. No. 6 Tennessee.

2021: Had a four-yard reception in 39 offensive snaps over nine games, also adding a four-yard punt return … caught a four-yard pass vs. SC State … returned a punt four yards vs. UConn.

2020: Played 40 snaps over five games, catching three passes for 18 yards … played five snaps in season debut at Wake Forest … caught two passes for six yards vs. The Citadel … caught a 12-yard pass at Georgia Tech.

2019: Caught two passes for 11 yards in 19 offensive snaps over eight games … gained 11 yards on his first career reception on a pass from Taisun Phommachanh vs. Charlotte … added a reception vs. Boston College.

2018: Played 17 snaps in four games while redshirting … made collegiate debut vs. NC State … also played vs. Louisville and vs. Duke … made postseason debut in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 3 Notre Dame.

Before Clemson: Had 41 receptions for 494 yards and five touchdowns along with six carries for 47 yards in his career … had 30 receptions for 405 yards and three touchdowns as a senior … had four punt returns for 32 yards as a senior … all-region as a senior … had two receiving touchdowns as a sophomore … team’s highest GPA award winner and won the Coach’s Award … Palmetto Fellow Scholar … lettered on the Daniel High School golf team under head coach Robert Ricketts as a sophomore and junior, then played baseball as a senior … coached by Jeff Fruster at Daniel High School.

Personal: His father, Dabo Swinney, is Clemson’s head coach … his younger brother, Clay, is a wide receiver on the 2022 Clemson football team, and his older brother, Will, lettered from 2016-21 … born Jan. 23, 2000 … earned degree in marketing in May 2022 … added an MBA in May 2023 … completed a microinternship with Elliott Realty in Myrtle Beach in spring 2022 … five-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2018-22).