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#38  Robert Gunn III

Position:
PK
Height:
6-0
Weight:
180
Class:
*So.
Hometown:
Seminole, Fla.
High School:
Pinellas Park HS

Enters 2024 having appeared in 16 career games with a 15-for-16 career mark on PATs and 1-for-4 on field goals ... recorded touchbacks on 67-of-78 career kickoffs (85.9 percent) through his first two seasons at Clemson from 2022-23.

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Enters 2024 having appeared in 16 career games with a 15-for-16 career mark on PATs and 1-for-4 on field goals … recorded touchbacks on 67-of-78 career kickoffs (85.9 percent) through his first two seasons at Clemson from 2022-23 … earned Freshman All-American status as a kickoff specialist in his redshirt freshman season in 2023.

2023: Kicked in all 13 games, going 1-for-4 on field goals and 14-for-15 on PATs and serving as one of the nation’s top kickoff specialists … named as a College Football Network Freshman All-American as a kickoff specialist in his redshirt freshman season … produced 62 touchbacks on 73 kickoffs, ranking third in the nation in kickoff average (64.62 yards per kick) and sixth in touchback percentage (84.93) … rebounded from a tough performance at Duke to go 7-for-7 on PATs and add a 23-yard field goal vs. Charleston Southern, sharing special teams player of the game honors … converted 6-of-7 PATs vs. Florida Atlantic … shared special teams player of the game honors vs. No. 20 North Carolina after going six-for-six on touchbacks in the contest.

2022: Played in three contests while redshirting, making his lone PAT attempt and producing touchbacks on all five of his kickoffs … made collegiate debut at Georgia Tech, scoring his first point on the game’s final PAT … added a touchback on his lone kickoff vs. Furman … produced touchbacks on both kickoffs vs. Louisiana Tech.

Before Clemson: Placekicker who helped Pinellas Park High School in Largo, Fla. to a 9-2 record in 2021 … ranked as the seventh-best kicker in the nation by PrepStar … all-conference selection at both punter and placekicker in both 2020 and 2021 … played in USA vs. Japan All-Star game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in January 2020, recording field goals of 40 and 50 yards in that game … also played in Semper Fidelis All-Star Game in 2019 … had 52 touchbacks on 55 kickoffs in his final two years … went 46-for-48 on extra points and 7-for-9 on field goals … his team did not attempt many field goals, but he made season longs of 57 yards in 2021 and 46 yards in 2020 … made 3-of-4 field goals, went 18-for-18 on extra points and recorded 20 touchbacks on 21 kickoffs as a senior … in junior season limited by COVID-19 pandemic, made 4-of-5 field goals and 28-of-30 extra points to go with 32 touchbacks on 34 kickoffs … ranked by 247Sports as the nation’s third-best kicker … Kicking World Orlando kickoff competition winner with a 76-yard kickoff that registered a 4.5-second hangtime and was also named the punting champion at that competition … also won the 2020 competition with an 83-yard kickoff … Kicking World Hot Prospect selection … coached by Ken Crawford at Pinellas Park High School … committed to Clemson on June 14, 2021 … enrolled at Clemson in January 2022.

Personal: Pre-business major … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2022-23) … participated in P.A.W. Journey’s service trip to South Africa in spring 2024 … born Nov. 9, 2003.

Note: Tackle stats in the bio above reflect statistics from coaches film review. Tackle stats in the table below reflect those as awarded by gameday stat crews.

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