University of Miami Athletics
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Cade Weldon

position

Quarterback

Height

6-3

Weight

212 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Tampa, Fla.

High School

Thomas Jefferson

2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in four games…Made career debut against Savannah State (Sept. 8), finishing 1-for-2 for 14 passing yards…Rushed for first career touchdown on 16-yard run vs. Tigers…Completed one pass vs. FIU (Sept. 22)…Saw action in wins over North Carolina (Sept. 27) and at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17).

2017 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility…Served as member of practice squad.

High School: Consensus three-star pro-style quarterback prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout…Ranked No. 19 pro-style quarterback nationwide by Rivals…Rated No. 23 pro-style quarterback by ESPN…Totaled 3,135 passing yards and 19 touchdowns in senior year…Completed 61 percent of passes in final campaign and rushed for 368 yards and one touchdown…Missed junior year due to knee injury…Threw for over 2,100 yards with 20 touchdowns in sophomore year at Jefferson…Father Casey was 1991 Heisman Trophy runner-up under then-Florida State offensive coordinator Mark Richt…Chose Miami over offers from Kentucky, South Carolina and Wake Forest, among others.