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#57 Paul Tchio

Paul Tchio - Football - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
OL
Height:
6-5
Weight:
310
Class:
So.
Hometown:
Milton, Ga.
High School:
Milton HS
BIO

Entered 2021 having played 80 career snaps over nine games in his debut season in 2020.

2021: Played 19 snaps vs. No. 5 Georgia … played 33 snaps vs. SC State as Clemson exceeded both 200 rushing yards and 200 passing yards … made first career start at NC State, playing 42 snaps … played six snaps vs. Boston College.

2020: Played 80 snaps over nine games as a true freshman … played 15 snaps in collegiate debut at Wake Forest … played 24 snaps in Clemson’s shutout win vs. The Citadel … played three snaps vs. Virginia and vs. No. 7 Miami … played 24 snaps at Georgia Tech … played one snap at No. 4 Notre Dame … played eight snaps vs. Pitt … played one snap at Virginia Tech and in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame.

Before Clemson: Played for Adam Clack at Milton High in Alpharetta, Ga. … played offensive line and defensive line as a senior, scoring a touchdown and a two-point conversion that year … earned an Athlete of the Week selection by WSB-TV in Atlanta … finished with 113 pancake blocks as a junior when he helped Milton to a 13-2 record and the state championship for the first time in school history … as a junior, was a first-team all-state and all-region selection … Adidas All-American selection who was named North Georgia Lineman of the Year … at the time of his signing, was listed as the No. 85 overall player in the nation by 247Sports, the third-best offensive guard and the ninth-best player in Georgia … ranked as the No. 143 overall player in the nation, the fifth-best offensive guard and the 15th-best player in Georgia by ESPN.com … ranked No. 150 overall, the seventh-best offensive guard and 18th-best player in Georgia by PrepStar … ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 140 overall, the fourth-best offensive guard and 17th-best player in Georgia … named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution 2019 Preseason Super 11 team … played some Wildcat quarterback for his high school despite weighing 300 pounds … selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl … committed to Clemson on Nov. 25, 2018 … recruited to Clemson by Mickey Conn and Robbie Caldwell.

Personal: Born May 11, 2002 … last name pronounced TEE-oh … enrolled at Clemson in January 2020 … majoring in communication.