Clemson Tiger defensive back Malcolm Greene has left the program and has entered the transfer portal, according to a social media post.
Greene issued his statement via Twitter saying:
“Thank you to Coach Swinney and staff for giving me the opportunity to grow and develop at Clemson University over the past three years. Lastly, I want to thank all my teammates. The brotherhood established between you all and I is deeper than football. I have decided to enter the transfer portal.”
Via Clemson SID:
Credited with 40 tackles (4.5 for loss), four pass breakups, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions and a forced fumble in 473 snaps in 29 games (five starts) from 2020-22.
2022: Credited with nine tackles (one for loss), a forced fumble and an interception in 95 defensive snaps over seven games (two starts) … All-ACC Academic Team selection … contributed a tackle for loss at Georgia Tech … recorded four tackles and his first career forced fumble vs. Furman … posted two tackles and his first interception of the season vs. Louisiana Tech … made two tackles in a start at the nickel position vs. No. 14 Syracuse
2021: Credited with 13 tackles (1.0 for loss) and two pass breakups over 181 snaps in 10 games … made one tackle vs. No. 5 Georgia … added two tackles vs. SC State … credited with three tackles vs. Georgia Tech … made one tackle at Syracuse … made two tackles at No. 23 Pitt … made one tackle at Louisville … added two tackles (one for loss) vs. UConn … contributed a tackle and a pass breakup vs. No. 13 Wake Forest.
2020: Credited with 18 tackles (2.5 for loss), two pass breakups, 1.5 sacks and an interception in 197 snaps in 12 games (three starts) … made collegiate debut at Wake Forest, recording a pass breakup in the contest … registered a tackle vs. The Citadel … made two tackles at Georgia Tech … recorded his first career interception vs. Pitt … added two tackles at Virginia Tech … registered six tackles including 1.5 sacks in ACC Championship Game vs. No. 2 Notre Dame … posted four tackles (one for loss) vs. No. 3 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl.
Before Clemson: Played for Loren Johnson at Highland Springs High School in Virginia, the same program that produced Clemson All-ACC safety K’Von Wallace … played on 5A state championship teams in Virginia as a sophomore and junior … helped Highland Springs to 11-1 record in 2019 … ranked among the top 15 players in Virginia by the Daily Press prior to the 2019 season … had 63 tackles, three interceptions and two caused fumbles in 2018 when he helped his team to a state championship and a perfect season … ranked as the No. 214 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com, the No. 17 defensive back and the No. 3 player in Virginia during the early signing period… rated as the No. 253 overall player in the nation, No. 24 defensive back and No. 6 player in Virginia by PrepStar … ranked as 20th-best defensive back in the nation by ESPN.com, which listed him as the No. 9 overall player in Virginia … originally committed to LSU … recruited to Clemson by Brandon Streeter and Mike Reed … committed on Dec. 18, 2019.
Personal: Born January 16, 2002 … earned degree in marketing in December 2022 … pursuing dream of creating an athletic apparel company … earned an associate’s degree in high school and entered Clemson in the summer of 2020 with two years of college credit … two-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2020-21).
Note: Tackle stats in the bio above reflect statistics from coaches film review. Tackle stats in the table below reflect those as awarded by gameday stat crews.