Search Shop
Cannon Smith - Football - Clemson University Athletics

#84  Cannon Smith

Columbia, S.C.
High School:
Hammond School

Career Stats

See All

Tight end who was a mainstay on Clemson’s special teams units … finished career with eight receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown in 354 snaps over 59 games (one start) in his career … his 58 career games are tied with Christian Wilkins for the most in school history.

2018: Recorded three receptions for 34 yards in 111 snaps over 15 games … earned ACC Honor Roll selection … caught a six-yard pass in the season opener vs. Furman … added a 17-yard reception vs. Georgia Southern … added an 11-yard reception at Florida State … along with defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, played his 58th career game in the Cotton Bowl against No. 3 Notre Dame, breaking the school record held previously by fullback Chad Diehl (57 from 2007-11) … pushed that record with Wilkins to 59 with his appearance against No. 1 Alabama in the National Championship Game.

2017: Had three receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown in 176 snaps over 14 games (one start) … had a 13-yard receiving touchdown against Wake Forest on Oct. 7.

2016: Had two catches for 25 yards in 38 snaps over 15 games … posted first career catch against SC State on a 22-yard reception … saw six snaps of action at Boston College … played five snaps in win over Syracuse … posted three-yard reception in five snaps against South Carolina.

2015: Logged 29 snaps over six appearances on offense … saw seven snaps of action in the season opener against Wofford … played four snaps against Boston College, in addition to his special teams duties … logged six snaps at Miami … made a special teams tackle at NC State.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 235 player and No. 7 tight end in the nation by … No. 237 player and No. 3 tight end in the nation by ESPN … No. 284 player in the nation and No. 8 player in South Carolina by … No. 13 player in South Carolina by … Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selection … helped Hammond School to the Independent School State Championship game as a senior … had 15 receptions for 300 yards and two touchdowns as a senior … had 31 receptions for 460 yards and four touchdowns as a junior … had 20 receptions for 394 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore … played basketball at Hammond School … coached by Erik Kimrey at Hammond School … recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: His father, Bill, was a starting defensive end on Clemson’s 1981 National Championship team; he was a four-year letterman (1977-79,81); started and had 10 tackles in Clemson’s win over Nebraska in the 1982 Orange Bowl; he is on the Clemson Board of Trustees and won the 2013 Brian Dawkins Clemson Lifetime Achievement Award, which is presented to a former Tiger by head coach Dabo Swinney … Eagle Scout … earned degree in history in December 2018 … born Jan. 25, 1995.