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Te'Cory Couch

position

Cornerback

Height

5-10

Weight

172 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Chaminade-Madonna

2020 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 11 games and emerged as starting cornerback late in season…Started final four games of year…Finished with 37 total tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks…Added one interception, one forced fumble and six PBUs…Recorded one solo tackle and one forced fumble in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Totaled six tackles (five solo) in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Finished with a pair of solo tackles in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Posted two solo tackles at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Had career-high three PBUs and one solo tackle in home win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Posted two total tackles in win over Virginia (Oct. 24)…Had solo sack in come-from-behind victory at NC State (Nov. 6)…Had one of best performances of season in first start of career at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14), finishing with five tackles, including one half-tackle for loss, and first interception of career…Started in road win at Duke (Dec. 5), finishing with one solo tackle and one PBU…Started regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12) and finished with tied career mark with six total tackles (three solo)…Started 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29) and finished with career-high 10 tackles and two PBUs.

2019 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games, largely on special teams…Totaled eight tackles (five solo)…Made career debut in season opener vs. Florida (Aug. 24)…Played at North Carolina (Sept. 7)…Had first tackle of career in home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Saw action in win over Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Played in win over Virginia (Oct. 11)…Had one tackle against Georgia Tech (Oct. 19)…Played in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 26)…Had one solo tackle in win at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Finished with career-high four tackles (two solo) in win vs. Louisville (Nov. 9)…Saw action against FIU (Nov. 23)…Had one solo tackle in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 30)…Saw action in Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 26).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com…Ranked No. 230 on ESPN 300…Rated No. 18 overall cornerback and No. 37 player in Florida by ESPN.com…Ranked 30th cornerback in country and 303rd player regardless of position by 247Sports.com…Listed as 44th-best cornerback and 48th player in Florida by Rivals.com…Selected to 2019 Under Armour All-America Game…Helped Chaminade-Madonna win 2018 Class 3A state championship…Recorded 65 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and five interceptions during senior year…Chose Miami over offers from LSU, Oklahoma, Michigan, Michigan State, Illinois, Kansas State, Kentucky, Louisville, Nebraska, NC State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Pitt, USF, Syracuse, Tennessee, UCF, Wisconsin and Wake Forest, among others.