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T.J. Clemmings
OT #68
Height:
6-5
Weight:
309
College:
Pittsburgh
Experience:
3
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 37 32
2017 WAS 6 2
2016 MIN 15 14
2015 MIN 16 16

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BIOGRAPHY

• Has started 30 (19 at RT and 11 at LT) of the 31 games he’s appeared in during his 1st 2 seasons with the Vikings. 

• Did not play offensive line until his redshirt junior season at Pittsburgh, having played D-line up to that point. 

OFF THE FIELD Earned his degree in administration of

justice...Has three sisters...Turned down several Division I basketball scholarships to pursue his football career at Pittsburgh....Full name is Trevor Anthony Clemmings, Jr.

PRO Started 14 games – 11 at LT and 3 at RT – in 2016...Started all 16 games and Wild Card playoff contest in 2015 at RT...Helped tie a team record when 6 rookies started in a game at Arizona (12/10/15)...Helped Adrian Peterson lead NFL in rushing with 1,485 yards and posted #4-ranked rushing attack in the NFL...Selected in the 4th round (#110 overall)…Was the 1st of 3 offensive linemen selected by Minnesota, and 10th O-lineman picked overall, in the 2015 draft…As a defensive lineman at Pittsburgh, played alongside DT Aaron Donald, who was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the 1st round (#13 overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

• Has started 30 (19 at RT and 11 at LT) of the 31 games he’s appeared in during his 1st 2 seasons with the Vikings. 

• Did not play offensive line until his redshirt junior season at Pittsburgh, having played D-line up to that point. 

OFF THE FIELD Earned his degree in administration of

justice...Has three sisters...Turned down several Division I basketball scholarships to pursue his football career at Pittsburgh....Full name is Trevor Anthony Clemmings, Jr.

PRO Started 14 games – 11 at LT and 3 at RT – in 2016...Started all 16 games and Wild Card playoff contest in 2015 at RT...Helped tie a team record when 6 rookies started in a game at Arizona (12/10/15)...Helped Adrian Peterson lead NFL in rushing with 1,485 yards and posted #4-ranked rushing attack in the NFL...Selected in the 4th round (#110 overall)…Was the 1st of 3 offensive linemen selected by Minnesota, and 10th O-lineman picked overall, in the 2015 draft…As a defensive lineman at Pittsburgh, played alongside DT Aaron Donald, who was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the 1st round (#13 overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 Started 14 games (11 at LT and 3 at RT) for a unit that did not allowed a sack in 5 contests (tied for most in the NFL)...Started at LT vs. Chicago (1/1/17), at Green Bay (12/24), vs. Indianapolis (12/18), vs. Dallas (12/1), vs. Arizona (11/20), at Philadelphia (10/23), vs. Houston (10/9) and at Carolina (9/18)...Started at LT for an O-line that did not allow a sack, helping Sam Bradford complete 70.6% of his passes (24 of 34) for 292 yards, 1 TD and a 106.5 passer rating, at Jacksonville (12/11)...Started at LT for an O-line that did not allow a sack, helping Sam Bradford complete 31 of 37 passes, at Detroit (11/24)...Started at RT at Washington (11/13), vs. Detroit (11/6) at Chicago (10/31...Started at LT for an O-line that helped total 104 rushing yards and did not allow a sack vs. NY Giants (10/3)...Competed on special teams vs. Green Bay (9/18)...Was active, but did not play at Tennessee (9/11).

2015 Part of offensive line that started every game as a unit, the only group in the NFL that did so in 2015...Paved way for Peterson to lead the NFL in rushing with 1,485 yards...Helped club go 11-5 and earn 1st NFC North title since 2009...One of two (TB’s Donovan Smith) rookie OTs to start all 16 regular season games in 2015...Joined fellow rookies WR Stefon Diggs, LB Edmond Robinson, LB Eric Kendricks, CB Trae Waynes and S Anthony Harris to tie a Vikings record with 6 rookies starting a game when they all opened the Thursday Night Football matchup at Arizona (12/10)...Cleared way for Peterson to run for 203 yards at Oakland (11/15), his 6th career 200-yard performance, tying O.J. Simpson for the NFL record...Stepped into starting lineup at RT during preseason when veteran regular Phil Loadholt was lost to injury for the season.

COLLEGE Named 2nd-Team All-American by Football Writers of America and First-Team All-ACC by media and coaches in 2014…3-time ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Boston College, Virginia Tech, Duke)…Started all 13 games at RT as a junior and senior…Selected to play in the Senior Bowl…Offensive captain for the 2014 season…4-year letterman…Made the switch to offensive line as a redshirt junior in 2013…As a DE in 2012, played in 8 games and started 6, recording 20 tackles and 1 TFL…Redshirted in 2011.

PREP Excelled in basketball at Paterson Catholic in Teaneck, NJ…Turned down basketball scholarship offers from Providence and Seton Hall to attend Pittsburgh on a football scholarship…Only played 2 seasons of football but was named the top prospect in New Jersey and the nation’s 6th-ranked DE by Scout…Named SuperPrep All-American…Named All-New Jersey and North Jersey Defensive Player of the Year as a senior…Led his team to back-to-back Non-Public Group 1 State Championships…The Cougars went 11-0 his senior season.