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Darnell Jefferies - Football - Clemson University Athletics

#91  Darnell Jefferies

Covington, Ga.
High School:
Newton HS

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Recorded 22 tackles (one for loss) and a half-sack in 193 career snaps over 29 games from 2018-21.

2021: Played 24 snaps over six games … made one tackle at South Carolina.

2020: Credited with seven tackles in 49 snaps over seven games … contributed a tackle at Wake Forest … registered four tackles vs. The Citadel … recorded a tackle vs. Virginia and vs. Syracuse.

2019: Credited with 14 tackles (one for loss) including a half-sack in 118 snaps over 15 games … posted a tackle vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … added two tackles vs. Charlotte … recorded two tackles at Louisville … contributed three tackles (0.5 for loss) vs. Boston College … added another three tackles vs. Wofford … split a sack vs. Wake Forest.

2018: Made Clemson debut vs. Louisville, playing two snaps in his lone appearance of his redshirt season.

Before Clemson: Had 65 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 11 games as a senior … had seven catches for 70 yards and a touchdown as a tight end as a senior … region defensive player-of-the-year as a senior … No. 22 defensive tackle in Georgia by ESPN … had 76 tackles, five tackles for loss, two sacks and 42 quarterback pressures as a junior … played basketball and ran track as a junior … coached by Terrance Banks at Newton High School … recruited by Todd Bates and Tony Elliott … enrolled at Clemson in January 2018.

Personal: Born July 10, 1999 … earned degree in parks, recreation and tourism management in December 2021 … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2018-19).