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University of Miami Athletics

Pat Bethel


Defensive Line




260 lbs.




Vero Beach, Fla.

High School

Vero Beach

Pat Bethel - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Junior): Enjoyed breakout season in first year as starter…Started 12 of 13 games and finished with 23 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks…Made first start of career in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2), finishing with career high-tying four tackles…Started and finished with two tackles and one half-sack in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Started and had one PBU in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Started in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Finished with career-best 1.5 tackles for loss in start vs. North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Had a pair of solo tackles and one solo sack in start vs. Florida State (Oct. 6)…Started at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Finished with career-best six tackles, 1.0 TFL and one half-sack at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Credited with two tackles in start vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Had one solo tackle in start Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Had one tackle in start at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Lone tackle vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24) was 1-yard tackle for loss…Started New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27) and finished with two total tackles and 0.5 TFLs.

2017 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 13 games…Totaled 18 tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack…Forced and recovered one fumble…Saw action in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with two tackles…Had one solo tackle in win versus Toledo (Sept. 23)…Delivered strong performance  in win at Duke (Sept. 29), finishing with four tackles (two solo) and 12-yard strip-sack in fourth quarter…Forced fumble of Duke QB Daniel Jones and recovered fumble himself…Had one tackle in win at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Finished with two tackles (one solo) in win over Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Had two solo tackles in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had one tackle in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Finished with two tackles in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Saw action in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Finished with two tackles in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Credited with one PBU at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Had one tackle in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Saw action in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

2016 (True Freshman): Played in 11 games and totaled six tackles (four solo)…Blocked punt in career debut against Florida A&M in season opener (Sept. 3)…Saw action against FAU (Sept. 10)…Recorded one tackle in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)…Saw action against Georgia Tech (Oct. 1)…Registered two tackles against Florida State (Oct. 8)…Saw action against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Had three tackles (two solo) against Virginia Tech (Oct. 20)…Saw action against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5), at Virginia (Nov. 12) and at NC State (Nov. 19)…Competed in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)…Saw action in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).

High School: Four-star defensive line prospect by ESPN, 247Sports Scout and Rivals…Three-star prospect by Rivals…Under-Armour All-America Game selection…Enrolled in January 2016…No. 111 on ESPN300 and ranked No. 16 defensive end by ESPN…Ranked No. 10 strong-side defensive end nationally by 247Sports…Fourth-best defensive end in the state of Florida and No. 41 defensive end nationwide according to Scout…Totaled 36 tackles, nine sacks and two forced fumbles senior season at Vero Beach…Treasure Coast Newspapers All-Area first-team selection during his junior year, had 65 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 2014…Chose Miami over offers from Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Louisville, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State, among others…Father Randy played tight end for Miami from 1987-1990.