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#65 Matt Bockhorst

Position:
OG
Height:
6-4
Weight:
315
Class:
*Jr.
Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio
High School:
St. Xavier HS
* - Redshirt
BIO

Entered 2020 having played 599 snaps in 28 career games (one start). 

2020: Played 65 snaps and helped Clemson to 561 yards at Wake Forest … played 33 snaps in Clemson’s shutout win vs. The Citadel … played 68 snaps vs. Virginia in helping Trevor Lawrence post his second 300-yard passing game of the season … played 90 snaps in helping Clemson exceed both 200 yards passing and 200 yards rushing against No. 7 Miami … played 51 snaps at Georgia Tech as Clemson accumulated 671 yards and 73 points in the largest conference win in ACC history.

2019: Played 421 snaps over 15 games (one start), helping Clemson finish fourth in the nation in points per game (43.9) and fifth in total offense (school-record 528.7 yards per game) … played 42 snaps vs. Georgia Tech in helping Clemson to its most rushing yards (411) in a season opener since 1957 … recorded 32 snaps vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … played 20 snaps at Syracuse … recorded 34 snaps vs. Charlotte … played 10 snaps at North Carolina in Clemson’s first one-point win since the 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl … played 46 snaps and earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week in helping Clemson to 552 yards of total offense vs. Florida State … played 38 snaps in the midst of Clemson’s 551-yard performance with 298 rushing yards at Louisville … played 38 snaps in helping Clemson exceed both 300 passing yards and 300 rushing yards vs. Boston College … played 33 snaps in helping Clemson to 702 yards of offense vs. Wofford … played 30 snaps in Clemson’s Atlantic Division-clinching win at NC State … played 22 snaps vs. Wake Forest, helping Clemson outgain the Demon Deacons, 516-105 … played 37 snaps at South Carolina as Clemson earned its sixth consecutive victory against the Gamecocks … played 23 snaps as Clemson rolled up 600 yards of offense vs. No. 22 Virginia en route to a fifth straight ACC Championship … played three snaps as Clemson produced the fifth-largest comeback in school history, overcoming a 16-0 deficit in a Fiesta Bowl win vs. No. 2 Ohio State … played 10 snaps vs. No. 1 LSU.

2018: Played 178 snaps over 13 games … played 18 snaps in his collegiate debut vs. Furman … played 20 snaps vs. Georgia Southern … played 16 snaps at Georgia Tech … played six snaps vs. Syracuse … played 21 snaps in helping Clemson accrue 698 yards and a school-record 11.8 yards per carry at Wake Forest, resulting in the entire offensive line earning team offensive player of the game honors … played 24 snaps in helping Clemson accrue 471 yards of offense against No. 16 NC State … played seven snaps at Florida State … played 11 snaps as Clemson eclipsed 200 passing yards and 200 rushing yards vs. Duke … played a season-high 30 snaps vs. South Carolina in helping guide Clemson to 744 total yards, the third-highest total in school history … played seven snaps in ACC Championship Game against Pitt and 11 snaps in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 3 Notre Dame … played six snaps in National Championship Game vs. No. 1 Alabama.

2017: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: 2016 Under Armour All-American … did not play senior season due to injury suffered at The Opening in Oregon on July 10 … still listed as a top-200 prospect by many of the services for 2016 … rated No. 157 in the nation by ESPN, they also list him No. 5 in the state of Ohio and No. 12 at his position nationally … No. 240 prospect by 247 Sports and No. 245 by Scout … No. 11 prospect in the state and No. 14 at his position by 247 Sports … first team all-state as a junior … a 4.0 student, he committed to Clemson on January 30, 2016 … first Clemson signee from the state of Ohio since Cole Stoudt in 2011 … wore #77 at St. Xavier High School where he played for Steve Specht … recruited by Robbie Caldwell.

Personal: Born Jan. 27, 1999 … majoring in financial management … completed microinternships with Cisco in 2018 and Merrill Lynch in 2019 … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2017-18).