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#78 Clyde Yandell
Position: Tackle
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 287
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
High School: Nease/Georgia Tech
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AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year starter at left tackle, starting 21 of the first 22 games in Georgia State history ... Enrolled at Georgia State for the 2010 season after transferring from Georgia Tech and was eligible immediately.
 
2011: Started 10 of 11 games at left tackle ... Missed the season opener with a sprained ankle ... Helped GSU top 200 yards rushing in four of the final six games, including a school-record 301 yards in the season finale against Campbell ... Offensive line allowed just 15 sacks all season (28th in nation).

 
2010: Started every game at left tackle for GSU's inaugural team ... Part of an offensive line that allowed only 10 sacks all season, despite averaging more than 30 pass attempts per game.

AT GEORGIA TECH: Spent three years at Georgia Tech ... Member of 2009 ACC championship squad ... Saw his most significant playing time in 2008, when he moved up to second on the depth chart at tackle in early November ... Earned considerable action vs. Miami (Nov. 20) and at North Carolina (Nov. 8)... Saw second-half duty in the Duke game (Oct. 4) ... Played in his first career game  in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Aug. 28) ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 57 prospect in Florida by Rivals and Scout.com ... Ranked No. 23 in the nation among offensive tackles by Rivals... No. 38 on the Florida Top 100 list by the Orlando Sentinel ... Named to the Florida Times-Union Super 24 ... Helped team reach the Class 4A state title game... Second-team all-state ... Coached by Craig Howard at Nease High.

PERSONAL: Full name is Clyde Raymond Yandell, Jr. ... Parents are Clyde and Juliana Yandell... Born March 11, 1989 ... Earned his degree from Georgia Tech in August 2010, graduating in three years, and enrolled in graduate school at Georgia State, pursuing a master's in real estate.

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