University of Miami Athletics
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DJ Ivey

position

Cornerback

Height

6-1

Weight

195 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Homestead, Fla.

High School

South Dade

2020 (Junior): Started season opener against UAB (Sept. 10) and finished with three total tackles (two solo)…Started in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19) and posted two tackles…Delivered strong outing in start against rival Florida State (Sept. 26), finishing with four solo tackles and one PBU…Made start at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10) and finished with two solo tackles and first touchdown of career…Became first Hurricane since 2013 to return blocked field goal for touchdown, recording 48-yard return with no time remaining in first half.

2019 (Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games and made six starts…Led team with three interceptions…Finished with 25 total tackles (22 solo) and 2.0 tackles for loss…Added one PBU…Made season debut at North Carolina (Sept. 7), making first start of career…Totaled two tackles (one solo) against Tar Heels…Started home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14) and finished with two solo tackles, including first tackle for loss of career (five yards)…Started and finished with career-high five tackles (four solo) in win over Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Posted one solo tackle in start versus Virginia Tech (Oct. 5)…Had career-high five tackles (all solo) in start versus Virginia (Oct. 11)…Started at cornerback versus Georgia Tech (Oct. 19)…Recorded first two interceptions of career in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 26)…Returned picks 28 combined yards and added two solo tackles versus Panthers…Multi-interception game versus Pitt was first by Hurricane since Trajan Bandy had two at Virginia in 2018…Had one solo tackle and one PBU in win at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Posted four tackles (three solo), one tackle for loss and third interception of career in win over Louisville (Nov. 9)…Picked off pass in end zone with less than one minute remaining in first half against Cardinals…Had one solo tackle against FIU (Nov. 23)…Posted one solo tackle in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 30)…Had one solo tackle in Walk-On’s Independence Bowl versus Louisiana Tech (Dec. 26).

2018 (True Freshman): Saw action in 11 games, primarily on special teams…Had three tackles during regular season…Made career debut in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Had one tackle in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Saw action in wins vs. Toledo (Sept. 15) and FIU (Sept. 22)…Had one solo tackle in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Saw action in games vs. Florida State (Oct. 6) and at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Played in games at Boston College (Oct. 26) and vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Had one tackle in win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Saw action in regular season finale vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24).

High School: Rated as four-star prospect by 247Sports.com…Listed as three-star recruit by ESPN.com and Rivals.com…Listed as 33rd-best cornerback in nation by 247Sports.com…Totaled six interceptions during senior season…Helped guide South Dade to Class 8A Regional Playoffs and 9-2 record as senior…Collected interceptions in four straight games during senior season…Picked off pair of passes in South Dade’s regular season final over Edison…Anchored secondary unit that held opponents to just 76 yards passing per game…Chose Miami over offers from Auburn, Georgia and South Carolina, among others.