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#18 Joseph Charleston

Position:
S
Height:
6-0
Weight:
190
Class:
So.
Hometown:
Milton, Ga.
High School:
Milton HS
BIO

Enters 2021 credited with 68 tackles in 596 snaps over 24 games (six starts).

2020: Credited with 55 tackles, third-most on the team, with 2.0 tackles for loss and two pass breakups in 502 snaps over 11 games (six starts) … contributed four tackles at Wake Forest … added a tackle vs. The Citadel … recorded four tackles vs. Virginia … made five tackles (one for loss) at Georgia Tech … registered five tackles (one for loss) vs. Syracuse … credited with eight tackles and a pass breakup vs. Boston College … notched five tackles at No. 4 Notre Dame … added six tackles and a pass breakup vs. Pitt … contributed four tackles at Virginia Tech … registered five tackles in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame … posted team-high eight tackles vs. No. 3 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl.

2019: Credited with 13 tackles in 94 snaps over 13 games … made a tackle in his collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech … added a tackle at Syracuse … contributed vs. Charlotte … made one tackle vs. Florida State and at Louisville … recorded four tackles vs. Wofford … made one tackle at NC State … added a tackle vs. Wake Forest … contributed two tackles at South Carolina … made one tackle vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game.

Before Clemson: A national top 150 player from Georgia … ranked No. 122 overall player by 247Sports, where he was listed as No. 13 safety nationally and No. 14 overall player in Georgia … ranked No. 150 overall player by Rivals.com, listed as the 14th-best safety and 13th-best overall player from Georgia … ESPN.com had Charleston as a top 300 player, 14th-best safety and 29th-best player in Georgia … had team-best 83 tackles, nine tackles for loss, two caused fumbles, a fumble return of 46 yards and two interceptions as a senior … had 12 tackles against Roswell and 10 against South Gwinnett … helped his team to AAAAAAA state championship, a first for the Milton High program … played his high school football for Adam Clack … primary Clemson recruiter was Mickey Conn … committed to Clemson on Oct. 10, 2017, as he was the first player in Clemson’s signing class to commit to the Tigers … enrolled at Clemson in January 2019.

Personal: Born April 13, 2001 … pre-business major.