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#54 Mason Trotter

Mason Trotter - Football - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
OL
Height:
6-2
Weight:
285
Class:
*So.
Hometown:
Roebuck, S.C.
High School:
Dorman HS
* - Redshirt
BIO

Versatile interior lineman who enters 2022 having played 643 career snaps over 20 games (seven starts).

2021: Started all seven games in which he appeared, playing 450 snaps … did not play in the first five games of the season while healing from a hand injury … made 2021 season debut at Syracuse, making his first career start and playing 77 snaps at center in a Friday night win … played 62 snaps at No. 23 Pitt … played 28 snaps and helped pave the way for some of Will Shipley’s 128 rushing yards in a comeback win vs. Florida State … played all 70 snaps at Louisville as Clemson recorded a fourth-quarter comeback win in back-to-back weeks for the first time since 1974 … played 77 of Clemson’s 100 plays in helping the Tigers exceed 300 passing yards vs. UConn … played 75 snaps vs. No. 13 Wake Forest as Clemson’s offensive line shared team offensive players of the game honors with Kobe Pace after the Tigers produced season highs in total yards (543) and rushing yards (333) while allowing zero sacks … played 64 snaps at South Carolina in helping Clemson both exceed 250 rushing yards and allow zero sacks in a second straight game.

2020: Played 147 snaps over nine games as a key reserve … played three snaps vs. Virginia … played nine snaps vs. No. 7 Miami … played 31 snaps at Georgia Tech … played 15 snaps vs. Syracuse … played 46 snaps in helping D.J. Uiagalelei throw for 439 yards in a double-overtime contest at No. 4 Notre Dame … played 23 snaps vs. Pitt, helping protect Trevor Lawrence during his 403-yard passing performance … played eight snaps at Virginia Tech … played five snaps in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame … played seven snaps in Sugar Bowl vs. No. 3 Ohio State.

2019: Played 46 snaps over four games while redshirting … played four snaps in collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech … played nine snaps vs. Charlotte … played 14 snaps vs. Boston College … played 19 snaps in helping Clemson to 702 yards of offense vs. Wofford … ACC Honor Roll selection.

Before Clemson: Three-year starter who started 41 career games for Dorman … two-time all-area selection by the Herald-Journal, helping his team to back-to-back Region II-AAAAA titles … earned second-team all-state honors from USA Today … guided team to an 11-2 record and a berth in the third round of the SCHSL AAAAA playoffs as a senior in 2018 … credited with a team-high 27 pancake blocks that year in helping his starting running back produce 1,720 yards and 19 touchdowns … as a junior in 2017, recorded 28 pancake blocks and led an offensive line that helped produce three 1,000-yard rushers en route to a state championship berth … ranked among the top 75 recruits in South Carolina according to 247Sports … participated in the Shrine Bowl … played for coach David Gutshall at Dorman … high school teammate of Clemson quarterback Ben Batson and offensive lineman Jordan McFadden … primary Clemson recruiters were Robbie Caldwell and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Born Jan. 16, 2001 … financial management major.