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DJ Ivey






195 lbs.


Fifth-Year Senior


Florida City, Fla.

High School

South Dade





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2022 (Fifth-Year Senior): Saw action in all 12 games and made 11 starts in final season…Selected in seventh round of 2023 NFL Draft by Cincinnati Bengals…Totaled 38 tackles and two interceptions in final campaign…Added five PBUs, two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles…Played in opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with two tackles, including one solo…Finished with five solo tackles and one pass defended in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Posted three solo tackles and broke up two passes at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Totaled three solo tackles against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Had five tackles, including three solo, and one forced fumble in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Led team with seven tackles, including five solo, as well as forced and recovered a fumble against Duke (Oct. 22)…Logged a solo tackle and pass breakup in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Had two tackles, including one solo and one interception against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Posted five tackles, including three solo, in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Had four tackles, including three solo, one fumble recovery, one interception and one pass breakup at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Had one tackle against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (Junior*): Saw action in all 12 games and made four starts at cornerback…Ended year starting final three games of season…Totaled 25 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack…Added one PBU…Started season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4) and finished with seven total tackles (five solo)…Posted two solo tackles in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Finished with a pair of solo tackles against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Tallied one tackle in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Had two tackles (one solo) against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Played against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Saw action in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Posted four total tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Competed in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Started and finished with one tackle at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Totaled one tackle in start against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Started finale versus Duke (Nov. 27) and finished with four solo tackles, including 5-yard sack.

2020 (Junior): Started all 11 games in secondary and finished with 36 total tackles, one interception and four PBUs…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…Started and finished with four tackles (three solo) in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Had three solo tackles and one PBU in start versus Virginia (Oct. 24)…Started and finished with one solo tackle and first interception of season in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6)…Returned fourth-quarter interception six yards…Started and finished with five tackles (one solo) in road win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14)…Posted three tackles and started in road win at Duke (Dec. 5)…Started regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12) and finished with four total tackles (three solo)…Had two PBUs and five total tackles in start in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

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…Listed as three-star recruit by and…Listed as 33rd-best cornerback in nation by…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.

* indicates student-athlete received extra year of eligibility in 2021 due to 2020 season affected by COVID-19 pandemic