University of Miami Athletics

Jeremiah Payton


Wide Receiver




195 lbs.


Redshirt Freshman


Jacksonville, Fla.

High School


Jeremiah Payton - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2020 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in seven games…Finished with five receptions totaling 35 yards…Had 13-yard reception in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Saw action at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Played in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Had 5-yard reception in victory over Virginia (Oct. 24)…Recorded 12-yard reception in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6)…Had two receptions in road win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14).

2019 (True Freshman): Saw action in four games in first season…Had one reception…Made career debut in home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14), making impressive 23-yard reception…Saw action in win over Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Saw action in win at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Played in win over Louisville (Nov. 9).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by, and…Ranked as sixth-best wide receiver and sixth-best player in Florida by…Rated No. 12 wide receiver nationally and No. 10 in Florida by…Listed as No. 24 wide receiver and No. 17 player in Florida by…Selected to participate in 2019 Under Armour All-America Game…Participated in The Opening in summer of 2018…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, UCF, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Minnesota and North Carolina, among others.