JoJo Nicolas Profile - University of Miami Hurricanes Official Athletic Site
Monty’s plays host to football’s final show
Head Coach Al Golden wraps up the season with members of the media
For Miami, the biggest news wasn’t the outcome in the season finale for both teams.
Wieclaw finished a clutch drive that quarterback Jacory Harris kept alive with a couple of crucial third-down conversions.
Miami (5-5, 3-4 ACC) couldn’t overcome three early turnovers
AP photos from today’s game.
Miami vs. Duke
Miami vs. Georgia Tech
Miami 30, UNC 24
AP Photos from today’s game.
2011 MELCHING LEADERSHIP AWARD
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 Scout.com … Ranked the No. 19 player in Florida by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 30 safety and the No. 61 player in Florida by Rivals.com … 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.