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University of Miami Athletics

Adrian Colbert


Defensive Back




205 lbs.


Redshirt Senior


Mineral Wells, Texas

High School

Mineral Wells

Adrian Colbert - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2016 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in eight games with two starts, missing five games due to injury…Finished with 22 tackles (13 solo) and 2.5 tackles for loss…Had one interception and three pass breakups…Started season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and recorded first interception of collegiate career…Returned pick 46 yards…Missed two games – FAU (Sept. 10) and Appalachian State (Sept. 17) – with knee injury…Returned vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 1) and was credited with first PBU of Miami career…Recorded one solo tackle in action against Florida State (Oct. 8)…Had five tackles in action against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Recorded career-high six tackles and 0.5 TFLs at Virginia Tech (Oct. 20)…Dominant start at Notre Dame (Oct. 29) included six tackles, 1.0 TFL (three yards) and 2 PBUs…Missed final four games of regular season due to injury…Returned for Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28) and recorded four tackles (two solo), including 1.0 tackle for loss (four yards).
2015 (Redshirt Junior, Texas): Saw action in 13 games and totaled six tackles.

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore, Texas): Played in all 13 games (four starts) at safety and on special teams…Tied for first on the team in special teams tackles with six…Started at safety in the first three games and against Iowa State…Earned his first career start against UNT, recording three tackles and an interception in the game…Had a career-high four tackles (all solo) vs. BYU…Had three stops and one QB pressure against UCLA…Had a special teams tackle against Kansas…Shared the team’s special teams player of the game award with Jaxon Shipley…Recorded a career-high five tackles and one QB pressure against Iowa State..Had two special teams tackles against Texas Tech…Had one special teams tackle and helped down two Michael Davidson punts inside the 5-yard line against West Virginia…Shared the team’s special teams player of the game award with Davidson.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman, Texas): Played in all 13 games…Finished tied for third on the team in special teams tackles (6)…Second-team Academic All-Big 12 choice…Played on special teams in every game…Saw action as a reserve safety against New Mexico State, TCU and Kansas…Had 23 yards on a reverse during a kickoff return vs. Oklahoma…Shared the UT special teams player of the game award with Leroy Scott and Daje Johnson…Posted one stop vs. Kansas, West Virginia, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Baylor, and Oregon.

2012 (True Freshman, Texas):
Did not see any action, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School:
Two-time all-district at multiple positions…Ranked as the 20th-best safety by ESPN…A member of the Austin American-Statesman’s Fab 55 (state’s top prospects)…Three-year starter who compiled 228 tackles, seven INTs, two sacks, 17 PBUs, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one FG block and four TDs on defense …Tallied 580 rushing yards and 10 TDs and 28 catches for 580 yards and six TDs on offense…Named first-team all-district 7-3A at tight end and return man as a senior…Helped Mineral Wells to an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs…Tallied 580 rushing yards and 10 TDs while catching 28 passes for 580 yards and six TDs…Also recorded 90 tackles, four INTs, nine PBUs, one forced fumble and one TD … returned six punts for 172 yards and one TD while returning nine kickoffs for 252 yards and one TD…Named second-team all-district 7-3A at defensive back as a junior…Helped Mineral Wells an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs…Tallied 89 tackles, two sacks, one INT, three PBUs, two fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles, one FG block and two TDs at safety and kick returner…Tallied 49 tackles, two INTs, five PBUs and one TD at cornerback and kick returner as a sophomore…A four-year letterman in track and field…3A state champion in the 400m (48.27) as a junior…Also helped Mineral Wells place eighth in the 4x100m and ninth in the 4x400m as a junior…District champion in the 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m as a sophomore…Regional qualifier in the 4x100m and 4x400m as a freshman…A two-time first-team academic all-district selection.

2016 8-2 13 9 22 2.5 8 0 0 0 0 3 1 46
2015 12-0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 13-0 4 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 13-4 16 4 20 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
CAREER 46-6 33 15 48 2.5 8 0 0 0 0 4 2 46