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#29 B.T. Potter

Position:
PK
Height:
5-10
Weight:
180
Class:
So.
Hometown:
Rock Hill, S.C.
High School:
South Pointe HS
BIO

Served as the team’s kickoff specialist in 2018, producing 79 touchbacks on 114 kickoffs, while also going 1-1 on field goal attempts and 7-7 on PATs.

2019: Made first start at placekicker vs. Georgia Tech, going 7-of-7 on PATs and kicking a 51-yard field goal, the first 51-yard field goal by Clemson since Chandler Catanzaro in 2013 … went 1-of-2 on field goal attempts and 3-of-3 on PATs vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … converted 2-of-3 field goals and was 5-for-5 on PATs at Syracuse, earning team special teams player of the week honors … hit a 22-yard field goal and went 5-for-5 on PATs vs. Charlotte … missed a field goal attempt from 40 yards but was 3-for-3 on PATs in a one-point win at North Carolina … had a 24-yard attempt go wide right but was 4-for-4 on PATs vs. Florida State … tied his career long with a 51-yard field goal in the midst of a 1-for-1 performance on field goals and 4-for-4 effort on PATs at Louisville, sharing team special teams player of the game honors … was 8-for-8 on PATs and 1-for-2 on field goals vs. Boston College … was 1-for-2 on field goals with both attempts from 35 yards vs. Wofford, in addition to finishing 8-for-8 on PATs in the contest … was 7-for-7 on PATs at NC State … posted another 7-for-7 performance on PATs and converted a 35-yard field goal attempt vs. Wake Forest … went 5-for-5 on PATs and converted a 46-yarder on a 1-for-2 performance on field goals at South Carolina.

2018: Immediately earned the kickoff role as a true freshman and became a weapon, finishing third in the nation with 79 touchbacks … averaged 63.8 yards on 114 kickoffs with 79 touchbacks (69.3 percent) while also posting a 1-1 mark on field goals and a 7-7 mark on PATs … earned co-special teams player of the week honors at Florida State, registering six touchbacks on 10 kickoffs, going 5-5 on PATs and recording his first career field goal from 24 yards out … earned the honor again with seven touchbacks on eight kickoffs vs. No. 1 Alabama in the National Championship Game.

Before Clemson: No. 1 placekicker in the nation by Chris Sailer, No. 2 placekicker by Rivals, No. 3 placekicker by 247Sports and No. 7 placekicker by ESPN … U.S. Army All-American Game participant … four-year starter at South Pointe High School … was 31-45 on field-goal attempts and made 211 extra-point attempts in his career … was 12-17 on field-goal attempts and 77-81 on extra-point attempts as a senior … helped his team four state titles … had 117 touchbacks on 126 kickoffs as a senior … averaged 37.1 yards per punt as a senior … was 11-15 on field-goal attempts and 49-54 on extra-point attempts as a junior … averaged 39 yards per punt as a junior … was 4-7 on field-goal attempts and 40-45 on extra-point attempts as a sophomore … was 4-6 on field-goal attempts and 45-51 on extra-point attempts as a freshman … teammate of fellow Tiger signee Derion Kendrick … coached by Strait Herron at South Pointe High School … recruited by Danny Pearman and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Born Feb. 21, 2000 … majoring in sports communication.

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