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University of Miami Athletics

Tracy Howard


Defensive Back




185 lbs.




Miramar, Fla.



High School

Miramar HS

Tracy Howard - Football - University of Miami Athletics


2015 (Senior): Among team’s top contributors at defensive back for fourth straight season…Started eight of 13 games at cornerback and totaled 30 tackles…Tied for fourth on team with four PBUs…Started season opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 5) and recorded one assisted tackle…Tied for team lead with four solo tackles in start vs. FAU (Sept. 11)…Had three tackles (two solo) and one PBU in start vs. Nebraska (Sept. 19)…Added two tackles (one solo) in start at Cincinnati (Oct. 1)…Tied career high with five solo tackles in start at Florida State (Oct. 10)…Added one tackle and one PBU in start vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 17)…Did not record any stats vs. Clemson (Oct. 24)…Totaled three tackles (two solo) at Duke (Oct. 31)…Had four tackles (three solo) in start vs. Virginia (Nov. 7)…Had key PBU vs. Cavaliers that led to Miami interception…Had one solo tackle at North Carolina (Nov. 14)…Recorded one tackle in final home game of career vs. Georgia Tech (Nov. 21)…Added three tackles and one PBU in regular season finale at Pittsburgh (Nov. 27)…Had two solo tackles in final game of career against Washington State at Hyundai Sun Bowl (Dec. 26).

2014 (Junior): Totaled one tackle in season opener at Louisville…Saw action against FAMU, recording one tackle…Registered three tackles and one PBU against Arkansas State…Recorded first interception of season at Nebraska…Added one tackle against Duke…Recorded one solo tackle against Georgia Tech…Had three tackles (two solo) against Cincinnati…Added four tackles (three solo) and first forced fumble of season against Virginia Tech…Had three tackles against North Carolina…Added one tackle against Florida State…Saw action against Virginia…Credited with one tackle against Pittsburgh…Made first start of season in Duck Commander Independence Bowl against South Carolina.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, making 12 starts at defensive back … Named honorable mention All-ACC by ACSMA … Recorded 35 tackles and team-leading four interceptions … Tallied three tackles and career-first interception in upset win over No. 12/9 Florida … Made three tackles and 0.5 TFL in home win over Georgia Tech … Intercepted two passes in comeback road win at North Carolina … Registered four tackles in loss at No. 3 Florida State … Made career-high six tackles in home loss to Virginia Tech … Added four tackles in road loss at Duke … Fourth INT of season came on first play of game in home win over Virginia … Picked off pass and returned it 19 yards for career-first TD … Made five tackles in road win at Pitt … Added three solo tackles vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned letter.

2012 (True Freshman): Played in all 12 games at defensive back and on special teams, making one start … Finished season with 17 tackles and four pass break-ups … Posted at least one tackle in nine games … Had one tackle at Boston College in UM debut … Tallied three solo stops in win over Virginia Tech … Added three tackles and one PBU in road loss at Virginia … In career-first start, had four tackles and two PBUs in win at Duke … Earned letter.

High School: Rated five-star recruit by and … Rated as four-star recruit by ESPN … No. 1 cornerback prospect, No. 3 overall prospect in Florida and No. 18 on ESPNU150 according to ESPN … No. 1 cornerback prospect, No. 3 overall prospect in state of Florida and No. 13 overall prospect in nation by … 2012 U.S. Army All-American Game selection … Made more than 50 stops and had 10 interceptions as senior … During junior season, amassed 45 tackles, four interceptions and forced fumble … As sophomore at Miramar, registered 81 tackles and four interceptions … Named to Super Southeast 120 by Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register … One of Top 25 senior players in Broward County, Fla., according to Miami Herald … Top player in Broward County according to Sun Sentinel … Named one of 50 best prospects in state of Florida by Gainesville (Fla.) Sun … Team won state Class 6A championship sophomore season … Coached by Damon Cogdale … Chose UM over USC, Florida and Florida State.

2015 13-8 24 6 30 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 4 0 0
2014 13-1 16 4 20 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 1 1 0
2013 13-12 22 13 35 1.0 1 0.0 0 1 0 1 4 55
2012 12-1 10 7 17 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 4 0 0
CAREER 51-22 72 30 102 1.0 1 0.0 0 2 0 10 5 55