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Scott Patchan

position

Defensive Line

Height

6-6

Weight

245 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Bradenton, Fla.

High School

IMG Academy

Scott Patchan - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 12 of 13 games and finished with career-high 29 tackles (14 solo)…Had 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one PBU and one forced fumble…Switched back to defensive end prior to season after spending end of 2017 at tight end…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Scored first touchdown of career on blocked punt return vs. Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Had three tackles at Toledo (Sept. 15), including 1.5 TFLs (three yards)…Finished with three solo tackles in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Recorded one solo tackle in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Totaled three tackles in win over Florida State (Oct. 6)…Had one tackle at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Totaled career-best six tackles (three solo) at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Finished with one solo tackle vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Posted three solo tackles, one forced fumble and one tackle for loss at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Saw action in regular season finale vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Tied career high with six tackles in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in five games…Made switch from defensive end to tight end…Saw first extended action at tight end in game against Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Saw action in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2).

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in one game…Made career debut against Florida State (Oct. 8).

2015 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Earned a four-star rating from ESPN.com and Rivals.com… Rated as the 19th-best defensive end in country by Rivals.com… As a junior in 2013, Patchan totaled 8.5 sacks, 56 tackles, and 24 tackles for loss… Saw limited action during the 2014 campaign after sustained a season-ending injury in the first game of his senior season… Comes from a loaded football family, as his father Matt played for Miami, winning national titles with the Canes in 1983 and 1987… His older brother Matt played for Florida and Boston College… Choose Miami over offers from Florida State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State and UCLA.