Fourth-year junior defensive lineman... Veteran with multiple seasons of starting experience... Central Texas native from nearby Copperas Cove High School... Earned 2012 second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection... Participated in fourth spring drills in 2014... Graduated in August 2014.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in 10 of 13 games, made three starts as sophomore... Missed two games due to knee injury and third due to coach's decision... Totaled five tackles (0.5 for loss) on season... Started first two games, missed subsequent two due to injury, returned to start fifth game... Played as reserve in seven of final eight games... Made season-high two stops in third start, win at K-State in team's fifth game... Had assisted tackle-for-loss in historic win over No. 23 Texas that clinched Big 12 championship and school's first BCS Bowl berth... Named to spring 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 of 13 games as redshirt freshman, started four games at nose guard... Earned first collegiate letter... Totaled six tackles (two solo) and one fumble recovery (eight yards) on season... Named to 2012 Academic All-Big 12 second team... Started first four games of season, played as reserve interior lineman in seven of final nine... Registered all six tackles over season's first three games... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, started and had two tackles... Started and made one assisted tackle and career-first fumble recovery in win over Sam Houston State in second game... Returned fumble eight yards to opponent 9-yard-line to set up touchdown vs. SHSU... Started and had season-high three tackles (one solo) in win at ULM in third game... Recorded no stats in final eight games played... Did not play in 10th and 11th games (coaches decision).
2011 (True Freshman): Dressed for three games but did not see any game action... Redshirted to retain eligibility... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2011.
High School: Defensive lineman from Copperas Cove (Texas) High School... Played varsity four seasons under head coach Jack Welch at CCHS... Ranked nation's No. 32 defensive tackle prospect by ESPN.com and 45th nationally by Rivals.com... Listed among state's top 100 recruits overall by Rivals.com (97) and Waco Tribune-Herald... Rated top 10 defensive tackle prospect by TexasHSFootball.com and No. 10 in state by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Ranked No. 4 among all recruits on the Waco Tribune-Herald's CenTex Top 25 listing... Named 2010 District 12-5A defensive most valuable player after totaling 37 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 14 tackles for loss, seven pressures and three forced fumbles as senior for CCHS team that finished 9-2 and bi-district finalists... Named 2009 second-team All-District 12-5A as junior after totaling 42 tackles and three sacks... Called up to varsity as linebacker at end of freshman season in 2007.
Personal: Son of David and Katrina Clemons... Full name is Trevor Lee Clemons-Valdez... Born Oct. 18, 1992, in Sacramento, Calif.... Two uncles played collegiate football at Arizona State and Oklahoma... Received Bachelor's degree in marketing in August 2014.