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#9 Jake Briningstool

Jake Briningstool - Football - Clemson University Athletics
Brentwood, Tenn.
High School:
Ravenwood HS

2021: Made Clemson debut vs. SC State.

Before Clemson: Unanimous four-star prospect from the three major recruiting services who is also a unanimous top 100 national player … ranked 70th in the nation by Rivals, which also listed him as the fourth-best tight end in the nation and second-best player in the state of Tennessee … listed him as the No. 71 overall player in the nation, second-best tight end and the best player in Tennessee … 247Sports listed Briningstool as the No. 84 overall player, third-best tight end and best player in Tennessee … selected for the Under Armour All-American Game … PrepStar five-star recruit and Top 150 Dream Team selection who ranked as the No. 1 tight end and No. 1 prospect in Tennessee and as the nation’s No. 48 overall prospect … had 39 receptions for 774 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior in 2020 … also had a 51-yard kickoff return for a score, giving him 13 touchdowns for the year … on defense had 38 tackles, seven sacks, 11 tackles for loss and a forced fumble … for his career, recorded 111 receptions for 1,955 yards and 22 receiving touchdowns … three-year starter who led his Ravenwood team to a 30-10 record and made the playoffs each year … was 6A State Runner-up in 2019 and a 6A semifinalist in 2018 … Mr. Football finalist in Tennessee for 6A as a senior… Regional 6-6A Co-MVP in 2020… all-region in 2019 and 2020 … second-team All-Mid State as a junior … committed to Clemson on Jan. 26, 2020 … recruited by Lemanski Hall and Danny Pearman … played for Matt Daniels at Ravenwood High School.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business … enrolled at Clemson in January 2021 … born Dec. 9, 2002.