AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017:
• Did not see any game action.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016:
• Saw action in two games as a backup quarterback.
• Hit on nine of 19 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown, while rushing six times for nine yards.
• Connected on eight of 17 passes for 93 yards and a score at Colgate.
• Had a 15-yard completion in the Lehigh game.
• Played for head coach John Holacek at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Received the 2015 Lawless Award as the Chicago Catholic League Most Valuable Player.
• Earned All-State and All-Area honors as a senior.
• Selected as the North Shore Player of the Year following his senior season.
• Threw for 2,752 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior, to set school records in both categories.
• Led team to a 14-0 record and the Illinois Class 8A state championship as a senior.
• Son of John and Maureen Clifford.
• Has three sisters (Mary Kate, Colleen and Ellie).
• Majoring in Psychology.