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Prospect Primer: DL Christian Wilkins

DL Christian Wilkins
DL Christian Wilkins

Name: Christian Wilkins

Position: DL

Ht.-Wt.: 6-3, 315

School: Clemson

Key stat: Came up one tackle for loss short, in 2017, of having three straight years with double-digit TFLs. Also recorded 16 sacks over his four seasons. In 2016, set a school record for a defensive end with 10 pass breakups.

Honors: Won the William V. Campbell trophy in 2018, one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for work in the classroom, in the community and on the field. A three-time All-American, including unanimous recognition last season, three-time All-ACC pick, four-time All-ACC Academic selection, and two-time team captain.

More: Earned his degree in just 2 ½ years, the first scholarship player in school history to do so, and is one of the most decorated players in Clemson history. Was also a finalist for the Nagurski, Outland, Bednarik and Lombardi awards.

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