CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Tyrique Stevenson

position

Cornerback

Height

6-0

Weight

202 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Southridge

Previous School

Georgia

Before Miami: Spent first two seasons of career at Georgia…Saw action in 24 games and made four starts…Totaled 47 tackles and two tackles for loss in two years…Added 10 PBUs…Finished with 34 tackles, one tackle for loss and five PBUs in final year with Bulldogs.

High School: Played for Team East in 2019 All-American Bowl Game…247sports.com four-star prospect, No. 38 prospect nationally, No. 4 cornerback nationally, No. 6 prospect in Florida…PrepStar Magazine four-star prospect, No. 59 prospect nationally and member of the Top 150 Dream Team…ESPN.com four-star prospect, No. 100 prospect nationally, No. 9 CB prospect nationally, No. 14 prospect in Florida…Rivals.com four-star prospect, No. 37 prospect nationally, No. 6 cornerback nationally,  No. 6 player in Florida…two INTs in final high school game – regional semifinals of 2018 FHSAA Class 8A playoffs…Selected to play on Team Overdrive at Nike Opening 2018 Finals, where he had two INTs and two PBUs in 7-on-7 play…Selected to play in 2018 Rivals Five-Star Challenge…Transferred to Southridge after attending nearby South Dade …Named to 2017 Miami Herald All-Dade Class 8A-6A Second-Team Defense…Had 69 tackles and four INTs in 2017.