JoJo Nicolas Profile - University of Miami Hurricanes Official Athletic Site

JoJo Nicolas
29  JoJo Nicolas
Homestead, Fla.
High School:
Homestead Senior
Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200
Defensive Back


Senior Send-Off at Hurricane Hotline

Monty’s plays host to football’s final show


Canes All Access: Season Wrap-Up Press Conference

Head Coach Al Golden wraps up the season with members of the media


Recap: Canes Stumble Against Eagles

For Miami, the biggest news wasn’t the outcome in the season finale for both teams.


Recap: Canes Win on Late FG, 6-3

Wieclaw finished a clutch drive that quarterback Jacory Harris kept alive with a couple of crucial third-down conversions.


Recap: Canes Can’t Overcome Slow Start , 23-19

Miami (5-5, 3-4 ACC) couldn’t overcome three early turnovers


Miami vs. Boston College – 11/25/11

AP photos from today’s game.


Miami vs. Duke – November 5, 2011

Miami vs. Duke


Miami vs. Georgia Tech – October 22, 2011

Miami vs. Georgia Tech


Miami vs. North Carolina – October 15, 2011

Miami 30, UNC 24


Miami vs. Ohio State – 9/17/11

AP Photos from today’s game.

Behind the Facemask: JoJo Nicolas


2011 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games of the season, one of only four defensive Hurricanes to accomplish the feat … Finished third on the team with 66 tackles … Led the team with two interceptions, and also recorded one pass break-up … Recorded an interception and recovered a fumble in the endzone for a touchdown against then-No. 20 Georgia Tech… Made a season-high 10 tackles against North Carolina … Four-year letterwinner.

2010 (JUNIOR): Started 10 games at safety, recording 36 tackles … Also had two tackles for loss, and two pass break-ups … Recorded a season-high eight tackles against Virginia.

2009 (JUNIOR): Played in three games and had 10 tackles (three solo, seven assisted) before sitting out the rest of the season and earning a medical redshirt.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games and made eight starts … Recorded 28 tackles (20 solo, eight assisted) from his safety position … Had a career-high seven tackles at Georgia Tech … Made five solo tackles in win against Virginia Tech … Also had four tackles in win at Texas A&M.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games for the Hurricanes, mainly on special teams … Picked off first career interception in first game of the season vs. Marshall … Also played on special teams at Oklahoma, against FIU, Texas A&M, Duke, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Florida State, NC State, Virginia and Virginia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior in 2006, caught 32 passes for more than 400 yards with six touchdowns … On defense, had four forced fumbles and one interception … Also returned three kicks for touchdowns … As a junior, caught 32 passes for 480 yards and three touchdowns … On defense had 56 tackles, nine pass breakups and three interceptions … Also starred in basketball in high school and listed basketball offers from the likes of FAU, Tulsa and UTEP … Rated the No. 18 player in the state of Florida by … Ranked the No. 19 player in Florida by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 30 safety and the No. 61 player in Florida by … Ranked the No. 28 player in the state by the Orlando Sentinel, and the No. 30 player in Florida by the St. Petersburg Times … Coached by Bobby McCray.