Original walk-on … entered 2020 having averaged 40.8 yards on 184 career punts in 44 career games (all starts).
2020: Averaged 42.8 yards on four punts including a 56-yarder at Wake Forest … averaged 46.0 yards on three punts vs. The Citadel, placing two inside the 20 and unleashing a long of 53 en route to team special teams player of the game honors … made his 47th career start vs. Virginia to break Cole Chason’s school record for career starts by a punter (46 from 2003-06) … averaged 38.3 yards on three punts in that game … earned team special teams player of the week after he averaged 52.7 yards on three punts vs. No. 7 Miami, his first game with at least three punts and an average of 50 yards or more since 2017 against Louisville (51.8 on four punts) … averaged 50.7 yards on three punts at Georgia Tech, his second straight performance with an average of 50 yards or better, and also completed 2-of-3 passes for 13 yards in the fourth quarter while gaining in-game experience for his role as Clemson’s emergency quarterback.
2019: Averaged 42.3 yards on 53 punts in 15 games, with 20 downed inside the 20 and a career-high 13 of 50 yards or more … finished with a career-high 41.7-yard net average, the second-best single-season mark in school history behind Dale Hatcher’s 1984 performance (42.4) … All-ACC Academic selection … dropped two of his three punts against Georgia Tech inside the 20, finishing the game with a 40.0 yards-per-punt average and sharing team special teams player of the game honors … averaged 42.2 yards on four punts vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … punted six times for an average of 40.5 yards at Syracuse … tied his career long with a 64-yard punt vs. Charlotte that was downed at the one-yard line … averaged 45.8 yards on five punts at North Carolina, sharing team special teams player of the game honors … averaged 43.0 yards on three punts with two downed inside the 20 vs. Florida State … averaged 36.0 yards on three punts at Louisville … recorded a 58-yard punt vs. Boston College … averaged 35.0 yards on two punts vs. Wofford … averaged 46.2 yards on four punts at NC State, earning team special teams player of the game honors … averaged 36.0 yards on two punts vs. Wake Forest … earned special teams player of the week at South Carolina, averaging 47.0 yards on two punts with both downed inside the South Carolina 10 … punted only once in the ACC Championship Game vs. No. 22 Virginia, dropping a 30-yarder inside the Virginia 20 … punted seven times for an average of 44.9 yards per punt with five punts downed inside the 20 and three punts of 50 yards or more vs. No. 2 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, tying his career high for 50-yard punts in a game and setting a career best in punts downed inside the 20 … punted a career-high nine times vs. No. 1 LSU with five punts downed inside the 20 and two of 50-plus yards.
2018: Averaged 39.7 yards on 64 punts with 19 downed inside the 20 and nine punts of 50 yards or more in 15 games … averaged 33.5 yards on two punts vs. Furman … punted a season-high eight times with three downed inside the 20 at Texas A&M, averaging 40.1 yards per punt … recorded a 32-yarder on his lone punt vs. Georgia Southern … punted three times for an average of 40.7 yards with one downed inside the 20 at Georgia Tech … had three of his four punts downed inside the 20 vs. Syracuse, earning team special teams player of the week honors with an average of 40.3 yards per punt … averaged a season-high 42.3 yards on six punts at Wake Forest … punted four times with a 40.0-yard average, including one punt downed inside the 20, against No. 16 NC State … dropped two of his five punts inside the 20 with a 37.4-yard average at Florida State … punted only once for 44 yards against Louisville … averaged 37.3 yards on six punts at No. 17 Boston College … recorded season highs in punting average (44.6) and 50-yard punts (three) on seven punts vs. Duke … averaged 37.0 yards on two punts vs. South Carolina … averaged 35.9 yards on seven punts against Pitt, including an ACC Championship-record 63-yard punt … averaged 39.8 yards on five punts in the Cotton Bowl vs. No. 3 Notre Dame … averaged 44.3 yards on three punts including a 51-yard punt following Clemson’s opening drive to flip field position against No. 1 Alabama in the National Championship Game.
2017: All-ACC Academic selection … had a 40.6-yard average and 37.7-yard net average on 67 punts in 14 games (14 starts) … had 25 punts inside the 20 against four touchbacks and 12 punts of 50+ yards … had a 49-yard punt against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had a 42.7-yard average on six punts with four punts inside the 20 against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9; named team special teams player-of-the-game … had a 51.8-yard average on four punts with three punts inside the 20 at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16; named ACC Specialist-of-the-Week; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game … had a 48.2-yard average on six punts against Boston College on Sept. 23 … had a 41.5-yard average on four punts with three inside the 20 and was 1-1 passing for five yards against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had a 42.8-yard average on five punts wtih three inside the 20 at Syracuse on Oct. 13 … had a 46-yard punt against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had a 44.3-yard average on three punts (all inside the 20) at South Carolina on Nov. 25; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game.
Before Clemson: Lettered at Calhoun Academy as a quarterback and punter.
Personal: Son of former two-sport athlete and Clemson Hall of Famer Bill Spiers, who was starting punter in 1986; Bill returned to Clemson to receive his degree and is the senior special teams assistant with the Tiger football team … majoring in construction sciences and management … four-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2016-19) … born Oct. 24, 1997.