Left the program after the 2013 regular season and prior to the GoDaddy Bowl . . .
2013 (So.): Played in 11 games.
2012 (Fr.): Played in eight games . . . made first collegiate start at Clemson . . . career high seven tackles in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan -- his first career collegiate game . . . added one pass breakup vs. EMU . . . five tackles at Clemson . . . two tackles at Kent State and vs. Central Florida in the bowl game.
HIGH SCHOOL: A December 2011 graduate of T.W. Andrews High School earned three letters for Coach Rodney McKoy . . . helped the Red Raiders to an 8-3 mark as a senior and a 32-12 record in his career . . . managed 86 tackles, two forced fumbles and one blocked punt, which he returned for a touchdown in his senior season . . . totalled 260 tackles, eight forced fumbles, three blocked punts, 20 sacks and two interceptions in his career . . . All-PAC 6 Conference as a junior and senior . . . all-area and selected to play in the South Carolina/North Carolina Shrine Bowl as a senior . . . three-time Academic All-PAC 6 Conference.
PERSONAL: Son of Chris and Rosalyn Pauling . . . born July 15, 1994, in Norfolk, Va. . . . two brothers and one sister . . . full name is Christopher Jerryll Pauling Jr. . . . managed a 3.1 grade-point average in high school.
Tackles: 7, Eastern Michigan, 8/30/2012 (2-5)
Pass breakups: 1, Eastern Michigan, 8/30/2012