Originally a linebacker who made the switch to defensive end after his redshirt freshman season in 2014 … completed college career with 25 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, four quarterback pressures and four pass breakups in 448 snaps over 34 games in his career.
2018: Credited with six tackles (2.5 for loss) and a pass breakup in 81 snaps over eight games … made one tackle in contests vs. Georgia Southern and at Georgia Tech … notched two tackles, both for loss, at Wake Forest … totaled one tackle (0.5 for loss) at Florida State … added a tackle vs. Duke.
2017: Had 10 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, a quarterback pressure and pass breakup in 221 snaps over 14 games … had a tackle and 0.5 sacks in eight snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 … had two tackles and a pass breakup in 35 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had two tackles and a tackle for loss in 19 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25.
2016: Had nine tackles in 142 snaps (11 games) … had 1.5 tackles for loss … saw six snaps late in the opening win over Auburn … posted a pass breakup in 16 snaps against Troy … played 32 snaps against SC State, with a tackle for loss and two pressures … saw 15 snaps at Georgia Tech, contributing two tackles overall … posted 13 snaps against Syracuse … saw six snaps of action at Wake Forest … had a tackle in 13 snaps against South Carolina.
2015: Battled injury much of the season, but saw his first action at Miami … broke up a pass at the line of scrimmage in four snaps.
Before Clemson: Among the top-300 players in the nation by 247Sports.com and Scout.com … No. 11 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 13 player in North Carolina by 247Sports.com … No. 24 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 15 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com … No. 28 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN … Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selection … Shrine Bowl selection … all-state by USA Today … led Dudley High School to the state title and a 15-0 record as a senior … had 111 tackles, seven sacks and five caused fumbles as a junior … had 89 tackles and 8.5 sacks as a sophomore … attended the same high school as former Tiger Jeff Davis … coached by Steven Davis at Dudley High School … recruited by Robbie Caldwell.
Personal: Graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in sociology … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection … born Nov. 6, 1995.