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University of Miami Athletics

Tyriq McCord


Defensive Line




236 lbs.




Tampa, Fla.


Broadcast Journalism

High School

Jefferson HS

Tyriq McCord - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2015 (Senior): Served as one of Miami’s top defensive players, starting eight of 13 games and totaling 34 tackles…7.5 tackles for loss were second-most…Three quarterback hurries were tied for third-most…Added 3.5 sacks…Totaled three tackles (two solo) and 0.5 sacks in season opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 5)…Started and recorded four tackles at FAU (Sept. 11)…Had one tackle and 0.5 TFL in start vs. Nebraska (Sept. 19)…Added one PBU vs. Cornhuskers…Recorded one solo tackle in start at Cincinnati (Oct. 1)…Had one assisted tackle and 0.5 TFLs in start at Florida State (Oct. 10)…Ranked second on team with season-high five total tackles (two solo) against Virginia Tech (Oct. 17)…Had three tackles in start vs. Clemson (Oct. 24)…Saw action at Duke (Oct. 31)…Credited with two solo tackles, one sack and one quarterback hurry in start vs. Virginia (Nov. 7)…Totaled three tackles (two solo) and 1.0 TFL in action at North Carolina (Nov. 14)…Added two tackles and 1.0 TFL in start vs. Georgia Tech (Nov. 21)…Tied for team lead with four tackles in start Pittsburgh (Nov. 27), including three solo tackles and one sack…Added one forced fumble and one quarterback hurry against Panthers…Had dominant game in final performance of career against Washington State in Hyundai Sun Bowl (Dec. 26)…Totaled five tackles (four solo), 2.0 TFLs (11 yards) and one sack (11 yards).

2014 (Junior): Had breakout season for Hurricanes, recording career-best marks in nearly every statistical category…Started 12 of 13 games and was one of defense’s top playmakers…Made career-first start in season opener at Louisville, recording four solo tackles…Made second consecutive start against FAMU, totaling three tackles and 0.5 TFL…Registered four tackles, 1.0 TFL and one forced fumble in start against Arkansas State…Racked up season-high five tackles at Nebraska…Added three tackles and one PBU in start against Duke…Recorded four solo tackles against Georgia Tech…Scored first touchdown of career on 46-yard interception return against Cincinnati…Totaled two tackles including one sack against Bearcats…Added three tackles in start against Virginia Tech…Had three tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery in start against North Carolina…Sack went for eight yards…Added two tackles in start against Florida State…Totaled six tackles in start against Virginia…Credited with four tackles, including 1.0 TFL, against Pittsburgh…Credited with five solo tackles and 11-yard sack in Duck Commander Independence Bowl start against South Carolina.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games on defense, primarily in second- and third-down packages … Finished with 13 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, two interceptions, one fumble recovery and three forced fumbles … Tallied two tackles in season-opening win vs. FAU … Recorded two tackles and sack against No. 12/9 Florida … Also forced fumble, recovered career-first fumble and had PBU … Intercepted career-first pass in rout of Savannah State … Recorded second interception following week in front of hometown crowd at USF … Recorded  tackle, sack and forced fumble against Georgia Tech … Registered third sack of season in road win at UNC …  Team-leading fourth sack came in home finale vs. Virginia … Added three tackles vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl … Only Hurricane this season with interception, forced fumble and fumble recovery … Earned letter.

2012 (True Freshman): Played in all 12 games as reserve defense end… Tallied 15 tackles… Recorded 3.5 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks… Also had three QB hurries and one fumble recovery… Made UM debut at Boston College, tallying two tackles… Posted career-high five tackles against Bethune-Cookman… Tallied 2.0 sacks and TFLs against B-CU… Recorded at least one tackle in seven of final eight games… Had 1.0 sack and TFL against Florida State… Also recovered fumble vs. Seminoles… Earned letter.

High School: Four-star recruit according to, ESPN and … No. 9 defensive end prospect, No. 17 overall prospect in Florida and No. 92 overall national prospect according to … Rated as No. 13 defensive end prospect, No. 20 overall prospect in Florida and ranked No. 99 on the ESPNU150 according to ESPN … Played in U.S. Army All-America game … As junior at Jefferson, collected 82 tackles, 18 sacks and three forced fumbles … Also played tight end for Jefferson, finishing with 103 receiving yards and two scores … Was coached by Jeremy Earle … Chose UM over USC, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.

2015 13-8 18 16 34 7.5 23 3.5 16 1 0 1 0 0
2014 13-12 28 20 48 6.5 26 3.0 22 1 1 2 1 46
2013 13-0 7 6 13 4.0 32 4.0 32 3 1 1 2 10
2012 12-0 10 5 15 3.5 24 3.5 24 0 1 1 0 0
CAREER 51-19 63 47 110 21.5 105 14.0 94 5 3 5 3 56