University of Miami Athletics

Frank Ladson, Jr.


Wide Receiver




205 lbs.


Fifth-Year Senior


Miami, Fla.

High School

South Dade

Previous School








Frank Ladson, Jr. - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Fifth-Year Senior): Saw action in five games in final season at Miami.

2022 (Fourth-Year Junior): Saw action in all 12 games and made nine starts…Ranked among offensive leaders, catching 27 passes for 298 receiving yards…Ranked fourth on team in both receptions and receiving yards…Had one touchdown catch…Made Miami debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), tallying two receptions for a total of 33 yards, including an 18-yard reception…Grabbed team-best six catches for 65 yards against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Added eight passes for total of 67 yards against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Hauled in five passes for 58 yards and first touchdown of Miami career in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Added three passes for total of 31 yards against Duke (Oct. 22)…Caught 10-yard pass in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Caught two passes for 42 yards in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Rushed for two yards on one carry against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

Before Miami: Spent first three seasons of career at Clemson…Caught 31 career passes for 428 yards with six touchdowns over 30 games (eight starts) with Tigers from 2019-2021…Had most productive season of career as sophomore in 2020, hauling in 18 passes for 281 yards and three touchdowns over 10 games…Made four starts as sophomore…Caught four passes for 19 yards in five games during final season in 2021…Posted 128 yards and three touchdowns on nine catches in 15 games during true freshman season (2019)…Caught 21-yard touchdown for first career reception…Caught one pass vs. No. 12 Texas A&M…Recorded highlight reel seven-yard touchdown catch at Syracuse during freshman year…Added career-long 57-yard reception vs. Virginia in the 2019 ACC Championship Game.

High School: Ranked among top 51 players in nation by five services…Rated No. 23 player in nation by USA Today Chosen 25…Ranked 33rd-best overall player by 247Sports, who also listed him as fourth-best receiver in nation and fourth-best overall player from Florida…ESPN ranked Ladson 35th overall, third-best from state of Florida and fifth-best wide receiver… ranked Ladson 36th-best overall, fifth-best from Florida and seventh-best wide receiver…Analyst Tom Lemming ranked Ladson 51st among his top 100 players…Attended The Opening in summer of 2018…Had record-setting senior year when he had 50 catches for 1,133 yards (22.7 per catch) and 13 touchdowns…Set school record for receiving yards…During junior year, had 29 catches for 675 yards (23.7 per catch) and eight touchdowns…Over last two years of high school, had 79 receptions for 1,808 yards and 21 touchdowns, and average of 22.9 yards per reception…Played in All-American Bowl.