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#12  Ben Batson

Central, S.C.
High School:
Dorman HS

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Appeared in 12 career games from 2018-19, contributing primarily on special teams while also seeing 18 offensive snaps at quarterback … stepped away from football to become a strength and conditioning student assistant.

2019: Recorded four carries for 20 yards and completed his only pass attempt in 11 offensive snaps across 12 games while playing primarily in a special teams capacity … contributed on special teams vs. Georgia Tech and at Syracuse … rushed once for five yards vs. Charlotte … appeared on special teams vs. Florida State and at Louisville … rushed twice for 10 yards and completed one pass vs. Boston College … contributed on special teams vs. Wofford … rushed once for five yards vs. Wake Forest … played on special teams at South Carolina and vs. No. 22 Virginia … ACC Honor Roll selection.

2018: Played seven snaps in two games while redshirting … made his collegiate debut in the second half at Wake Forest, rushing once for four yards … also saw action at Florida State, gaining two yards on a rush.

Before Clemson: Played three years at Daniel High School before transferring to Dorman High School for his senior year, when he led it to a 12-3 record and a spot in the state finals … had 2,993 total yards (1,201 rushing, 1,792 passing) as a senior … was 134-228 passing for 1,792 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior … had 1,201 yards and 13 touchdowns on 152 carries as a senior … had five 100-yard rushing games as a senior … starting quarterback at Daniel High School as a freshman, sophomore and junior … coached by David Gutshall at Dorman High School.

Personal: His father, Joey Batson, is Clemson’s director of football strength & conditioning … his brother, Michael, was a punter at Clemson from 2015-17 … born June 27, 1999 … earned degree in communication in December 2021.