Served as Dwayne Allen’s primary backup at tight end in 2010 and 2011...has 25 receptions for 248 yards and four touchdowns in 373 snaps over 31 games (one start) in his career.
2011: Had 14 receptions for 166 yards and two touchdowns in 222 snaps over 14 games (one start)...had two receptions for 14 yards against Boston College on Oct. 8...had a 12-yard touchdown reception against North Carolina on Oct. 22...had three receptions for 51 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter to spark Clemson’s comeback, in his first career start against Wake Forest on Nov. 12...had a game-tying-high five receptions for 77 yards, including a 50-yard catch on fourth-and-18, at N.C. State on Nov. 19...named to Academic All-ACC team.
2010: Co-winner of the 12th Man Award (offense)...had 10 receptions for 78 yards in 123 snaps over 13 games...had at least one reception in six of the last seven games...moved from wide receiver to tight end during the open week after the Auburn game...had two catches for 14 yards at Boston College...had one catch for seven yards against #23 N.C. State that gave the Tigers an important third-down conversion on a scoring drive...had four catches for 45 yards and two touchdowns on his 21st birthday against South Florida; he became the first Tiger in history with two receiving touchdowns in a bowl game.
2009: Played 28 snaps in four games, he participated against Middle Tennessee, Wake Forest, Coastal Carolina and N.C. State...had one reception for four yards, it came against Coastal Carolina.
Before Clemson: All-state as a senior captain at Hanahan High...#46 wideout in the nation by Rivals.com, #64 wideout by Scout.com, and #55 wideout by ESPN.com...#17 player in South Carolina by SuperPrep...Shrine Bowl pick...had 76 catches for 1,702 yards and 22 scores as a senior...led the state in receiving yards and touchdowns...third in the nation in receiving yards...team MVP as a forward/center on the hardwood...100m, 200m, 4x100m, and long jump athlete in track...coached by Jeff Cruce, an offensive lineman on Clemson’s 1981 National Championship team...recruited by David Blackwell...chose Clemson over Georgia, Georgia Southern, Maryland, N.C. State, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Personal: Two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll...majoring in sociology...born Dec. 31, 1989.