A speedy defender who is in his third season with the program ... serves as a reserve safety.
As a Junior (2011): Appeared in four games, including the final of the season, as a reserve safety and special teams performer ... named special teams scout team player of the week leading up to the West Virginia game (9/17) ... saw his first-career action vs. Florida State (10/22) ... made a season-best two tackles against Notre Dame (11/12) ... also saw time vs. Wake Forest (11/19) ... had a solo tackle in the final game of the season vs. NC State (11/26)
As a Sophomore (2010): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... a linebacker on the scout team defense ... did not play football at Bowie in 2009.
As a Freshman (2008 at Bowie State): Redshirted as a wide receiver.
At John F. Kennedy High School: Played tight end and linebacker ... hauled in 35 passes for 520 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... a 2007 second team All-Montgomery Gazette choice ... helped the Cavaliers post a 10-2 record in 2006 en route to the playoffs ... team went 8-3 in 2007 ... an honor roll student ... coached by Gunnard Twyner.
Personal: Parents are Della and Clarence Claiborne, Sr. ... enjoys, drawing, reading and video games ... majoring in kinesiology.