Recent Nate Wiggins Notes
Recent Nate Wiggins Features
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Week 4: Wiggins recorded was targeted 4 times and gave up no receptions in a tough overtime losss to FSU 31-24.
Week 3: Wiggins recorded 28 snaps 10 run plays and 17 in coverage. Wiggins had 1 tackle and was targeted 12 times and gave up 1 recption for 1 yard.
Week 2: Wiggins had limited snaps at 21 total plays 14 run plays and 6 in coverage. Wiggins had 1 tackle, but it was for a QB sack. He was targeted 1 time for a 5 yard recption. Wiggins had no INTs or a Touchdown.
Week 1: Wiggins 51 plays 24 run and 27 in pass coverage. Wiggins recorded 1 tackle, he was targeted 2 times and gave up one reception for 4 yards.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022: First-team All-ACC selection by College Football Network … credited with 22 tackles (2.0 for loss), a team-high 12 pass breakups, a blocked field goal and an interception (returned 98 yards for a touchdown) in 767 defensive snaps over 13 games (11 starts) … played the most snaps of any member of the secondary and the second most on the defense behind linebacker Barrett Carter … his 12 pass breakups were one shy of the Clemson sophomore record of 13 shared by James Lott (1987) and Justin Miller (2003) … his 12 pass breakups were the most in a season (as credited by gameday stat crews) by a Clemson defender since Coty Sensabaugh’s 13 in 2011 … broke up a pass at Georgia Tech … recorded three tackles and the game-winning pass breakup in double overtime at No. 21 Wake Forest … posted a tackle and two pass breakups vs. No. 10 NC State … broke up two passes at Boston College … recorded two pass breakups at Florida State, becoming the first Clemson player to record multiple pass breakups in three straight games since K’Von Wallace accomplished the feat against South Carolina, Virginia and Ohio State late in the 2019 season … made three tackles vs. No. 14 Syracuse … notched one tackle at Notre Dame … contributed six tackles and a pass breakup vs. Louisville … added a tackle and a pass breakup vs. Miami (Fla.) … made three tackles (2.0 for loss) vs. South Carolina … starred in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 24 North Carolina, recording one tackle, his first career interception return (which he returned 98 yards for a touchdown), two pass breakups and his first career blocked field goal … his 98-yard interception return was the longest play in ACC Championship Game history and the second-longest interception in Clemson history, trailing Don Kelley’s 102-yard return vs. Duke in 1970; it also tied for the seventh-longest play in Clemson history and the longest for the Tigers since Derrick Hamilton’s 100-yard kickoff return against UNC in 2003 … added three tackles in the Orange Bowl vs. No. 6 Tennessee.
2021: Credited with three tackles and three pass breakups in 130 snaps over 11 games … ACC Honor Roll selection … made Clemson debut on special teams vs. No. 5 Georgia … credited with two tackles vs. SC State … broke up a pass at Syracuse … had one tackle vs. Florida State … contributed a pass breakup vs. UConn and again the following week vs. No. 13 Wake Forest.
High school: Attended Westlake High School (Atlanta, GA) and Grady High School in Atlanta (2018-19) ... Ranked as a 4-star recruit by all major services … ranked as the No. 75 overall player in the nation by 247Sports, which also had him as the sixth-best cornerback in the nation and the ninth-best overall player in Georgia … ranked No. 149 overall by Rivals.com, the 12th-best cornerback in the nation and 13th-best player in talent-rich Georgia … ESPN.com ranked him No. 225 overall, as well as the 15th-best cornerback and 25th-best player in Georgia … PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team selection who ranked as the No. 112 overall player in the nation, including the eighth-best cornerback and 11th-best player in Georgia … in the first nine games he played at Westlake High School in Atlanta in 2020, he was very productive on offense despite limited appearances on that side of the ball … had a 71-yard rush for a touchdown, had one kickoff return for 75 yards and had 11 receptions for 323 yards and four touchdowns…averaging 29.4 yards per reception … played at Grady High School in 2018 and 2019 … also played basketball at Grady … had 18 receptions for 262 yards and two scores in 2018 … selected for All-American Bowl … had two career interception returns for touchdowns, including one of 100 yards … committed to Clemson on Dec. 12, 2020 after originally committing to LSU prior to the 2020 season … recruited by Mike Reed … Westlake High School is the same high school that produced former Clemson cornerback and 2020 first-round pick A.J. Terrell and fellow 2021 signee Dacari Collins.
Sociology major … enrolled at Clemson in January 2021 … born Aug. 28, 2003.
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