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2020: Made impressive collegiate debut at Wake Forest, posting three tackles and a half-sack in addition to recording the Tigers’ first blocked field goal since the second week of 2018 … he and fellow true freshman Myles Murphy became the first Clemson first-year freshmen to record a sack in a season opener since Dexter Lawrence and Tre Lamar in 2016 … posted two tackles and a pass breakup in his first career start vs. The Citadel … recorded four tackles (two solo) with his first full sack and a pass breakup vs. Virginia … helped Clemson limit No. 7 Miami to 210 yards … had one tackle at Georgia Tech … recorded two tackles including a half-sack in which he forced a fumble that Andrew Booth Jr. returned 21 yards for a touchdown vs. Syracuse … recorded three tackles vs. Boston College, including a game-clinching sack when he forced an intentional grounding in the end zone for a safety to earn team defensive player of the game honors … registered five tackles (one for loss) at No. 4 Notre Dame.

Before Clemson: Played for Eric Wallich at Damascus High School in Damascus, Md., where he concluded career with 134 career tackles, including 80.5 for loss, with 35 sacks … had 47 tackles in 2019, including 30.5 tackles for loss with 14 sacks while also adding two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup … helped team to 13-2 record and state championship as a senior … named first-team postseason All-American by Sports Illustrated … two-time first-team USA Today All-American in 2018 and 2019 … first-team Washington Post All-Met defensive lineman as a junior and senior … Maryland Defensive Player of the Year in 2018 … first-team MaxPreps Junior All-American defensive lineman in 2018 … Montgomery County 3A MVP in 2018 … Gatorade Player of the Year in Maryland as a junior in 2018 … had 36 tackles for loss, including 12 sacks, as a junior, earning first-team MaxPreps Sophomore All-America status in 2017 … Listed as the No. 1 overall player in the nation by 247Sports, which also called him the top defensive tackle in the nation and the top player in the state of Maryland … ranked as the top overall player in the nation by, the top defensive tackle and the top player in Maryland … ranked as the No. 2 player in the nation by PrepStar, the top defensive tackle in the nation and the top player in Maryland … rated as the No. 4 overall player in the nation by, which listed him as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the nation and top player in Maryland …  played basketball as a junior and averaged 13.7 points and 11.9 rebounds … selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl … committed to Clemson on April 23, 2019 … recruited to Clemson by Todd Bates.

Personal: Born Oct. 6, 2001 … pre-business major … enrolled at Clemson in January 2020 … last name pronounced bruh-ZEE.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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