Recent Andrew Mukuba Notes
Week 2: DNP
Week 1: Clemson fell to Duke 28-7 in their season opener. Mukuba had a very active day, 7 tackles, 3 unassisted and 4 assisted. He also recorded 1 tackle for a loss. Mukuba broke up a pass by knocking down the ball, as well as recoving a fumble in this game.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (soph): Credited with 50 tackles (0.5 for loss), four pass breakups and an interception in 580 defensive snaps over 12 games (11 starts) … made four tackles at Georgia Tech and recorded his first career interception on Clemson’s first play of the season from scrimmage … added three tackles vs. Furman … started at cornerback — his first at that position — vs. No. 10 NC State, adding three-first half tackles … contributed four tackles (including half a tackle for loss) and a pass breakup at Boston College … credited with eight tackles at Florida State … added two tackles and a pass breakup vs. No. 14 Syracuse … recorded seven tackles and a pass breakup at Notre Dame … collected five tackles and a pass breakup vs. Louisville … collected three tackles vs. Miami (Fla.) … had a touchdown-saving tackle vs. South Carolina that led to an R.J. Mickens end zone interception … collected three tackles vs. No. 24 North Carolina … made eight tackles in the Orange Bowl vs. No. 6 Tennessee.
2021 (fr): Freshman All-American selection by the Maxwell Football Club, FWAA, 247Sports, The Athletic, PFF and On3 Sports … earned ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year, making Clemson the first school to produce back-to-back winners of the award after Bryan Bresee secured the honor a year earlier … third-team All-ACC selection … also earned second-team All-ACC honors from PFF … Shaun Alexander Freshman of the Year semifinalist … played 576 snaps over 13 games (10 starts), collecting 54 tackles (two for loss), a sack, nine pass breakups and a fumble recovery … credited by the Clemson coaching staff with nine pass breakups, tying the Clemson single-season true-freshman record shared by Robert O’Neal (1989) and Justin Miller (2002) … became the first Clemson defensive back to start at least 10 games as a freshman since cornerback Mackenzie Alexander started 13 games as a redshirt freshman, and his 10 starts were the most by a true freshman defensive back in the two-platoon era … started in his collegiate debut vs. No. 5 Georgia, contributing eight tackles and a pass breakup … became the first true freshman defensive back to start a season opener for Clemson in records back to 1973 … added a pass breakup vs. SC State … credited with two tackles and two pass breakups vs. Georgia Tech … recorded his first game with double-digit tackles at NC State, posting 11 tackles (one for loss) … contributed two tackles vs. Boston College … added five tackles and a pass breakup at Syracuse … made two tackles at No. 23 Pitt … recorded three tackles, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery vs. Florida State … notched his first career sack among his three tackles at Louisville … made four tackles vs. UConn … added nine tackles and credited by coaches with a career-high three pass breakups vs. No. 13 Wake Forest … made three tackles at South Carolina … recorded two tackles vs. Iowa State and had a key lead block on Mario Goodrich’s interception return touchdown ... Started more games (10) in the defensive backfield in 2021 than any Clemson true freshman in the modern era.
High school: Attended Lyndon B. Johnson High School in Austin, TX ... Played for head coach Jahmal Fenner...Ranked as No. 152 overall player in the nation by ESPN.com, which also ranked him as the fifth-best safety in the nation … ranked No. 205 and as the 14th-best safety by 247Sports … four-star player according to ESPN.com and 247Sports … PrepStar Top 350 All-American who ranked as the nation’s No. 160 overall prospect and the ninth-best safety according to that service … won District Offensive Player of the Year as a senior … had 27 receptions for 427 yards and six scores … added 20 carries for 173 yards and two scores … on defense, had 60 tackles, six interceptions and four caused fumbles … in the state quarterfinals he had two interceptions on defense and also scored on a diving 19-yard catch on offense … District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year in Texas in 2019 … had 32 receptions for 635 yards and 12 touchdowns on offense … added 80 tackles, five interceptions and three forced fumbles on defense … had two touchdowns on kick returns as well … All-State as a receiver that year … committed to Clemson on Sept. 1, 2020 … recruited by Mickey Conn and Brent Venables … called by Dabo Swinney as Clemson’s first “COVID commit,” as he wasn’t able to meet Clemson’s staff in-person until he enrolled in January by virtue of 2020 pandemic recruiting restrictions … played for Jahmal Fenner at Lyndon B. Johnson High School.
Criminal justice major … enrolled at Clemson in January 2021 … born Dec. 7, 2002 in Zimbabwe and immigrated to America at nine years old, his family settling in Austin.
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