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Sage Ennis

240 lbs.
Graduate Student
Tallahassee, Fla.
High School
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Sage Ennis - Football - Virginia Cavaliers


• Physical tight end caught six career passes for 77 yards in 449 offensive snaps over 41 games (two starts) at Clemson from 2020-23.
• Three-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2020-22).

• Caught three passes for 52 yards and was a trusted blocker in the running game for 171 snaps over 10 games (one start).
• Clemson had 16 rushing touchdowns prior to his season-ending injury, including 10 for which he was on the field as a blocker.
• Recorded his first reception of the season on a six-yard grab vs. Wake Forest.
• caught a career-long 28-yard pass at NC State.
• Added an 18-yard reception, Clemson’s longest of the game, vs. No. 12 Notre Dame.
• Suffered a season-ending knee injury vs. Georgia Tech.

• Contributed in all 14 games, playing 54 offensive snaps and playing on special teams.
• All-ACC Academic Team selection.
• Caught two passes for 17 yards at Notre Dame.

• Ascended Clemson’s tight end depth chart as the season progressed and finished the year having played 197 snaps and having recorded one eight-yard catch in 13 games with one start.
• Contributed on special teams vs. No. 5 Georgia.
• Made offensive season debut vs. SC State.
• Made his first career catch vs. Boston College, gaining eight yards.
• Made first career start in a two-tight-end set vs. Florida State.

• Played 27 snaps in four games.
• Made collegiate debut at Wake Forest.
• Also saw action against The Citadel, No. 7 Miami (Fla.) and Pitt.

Played for Quinn Gray at Lincoln High in Tallahassee, Fla.
• Had experience at defensive end, quarterback and tight end during his career, including starting at quarterback as a sophomore.
• Scored nine touchdowns on just 23 carries as a goal line Wildcat back as a junior in 2018.
• Recorded 113 receptions for 1,783 yards and 17 touchdowns over his career at tight end.
• Rushed for 13 touchdowns, giving him 30 total rushing and receiving touchdowns for his career.
• Named first-team FACA All-District, Tallahassee QB Club Student Athlete of the Year and team MVP as a team captain in 2019.
• Recorded 40 catches for 560 yards and seven touchdowns in 2019.
• Finished 2018 season with 39 receptions for 596 yards and four scores.
• Played quarterback as a sophomore and completed 86-of-175 passes for 1,529 yards and nine touchdowns, including a 96-yard touchdown pass.
• Started at tight end as a freshman and registered 34 receptions for 627 yards and six scores.
• Had career-best 18.4 yards per catch as a freshman.
• Also played a season of baseball in spring of 2017.
• Ranked as the No. 18 tight end in the nation according to PrepStar at the time of his signing.
• Ranked as the No. 5 H-Back/TE by
• Born Sept. 15, 2001.
• Earned degree in parks, tourism and recreation management in December 2022 from Clemson
• Added a master’s degree in athletic leadership from Clemson in December 2023
• Enrolled at Clemson in January 2020
• Completed a microinternship with Cisco in spring 2022
• Graduate Student in the School of Education