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University of Miami Athletics

Avery Huff






205 lbs.


Fourth-Year Redshirt Sophomore


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

St. Thomas Aquinas





Avery Huff - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2021 (Redshirt Freshman*): Saw action in 11 games, largely on special teams…Totaled three tackles over course of season…Played in season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Saw time in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Played against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Had one tackle in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Saw time against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Competed against NC State (Oct. 23)…Finished with one tackle in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Saw time in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Played at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Saw snaps against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Finished with one tackle in win over Duke (Nov. 27) in regular season finale.

2020 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in nine games in debut season, largely on special teams…Finished with five tackles…Made career debut in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Had first tackle of career in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Finished with one tackle in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Saw action at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Had one tackle in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Played in victory over Virginia (Oct. 24)…Competed in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6)…Saw action in road win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14)…Had two tackles in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Played in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

2019 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by, and…Rated No. 8 inside linebacker and the No. 19 player in Florida by…Rated No. 171 player in Rivals Top250…Ranked as 12th outside linebacker and 32nd player in Florida by… Listed as No. 27 outside linebacker by…Tallied 38 total tackles (24 solo), 8.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, one interception and one forced fumble in senior season…Helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to FHSAA Class 7A state championship game…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Penn State, Syracuse, Tennessee and Texas, among others.

* indicates student-athlete received extra year of eligibility in 2021 due to 2020 season affected by COVID-19 pandemic