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Isaiah Dunson

position

Cornerback

Height

6-1

Weight

186 lbs.

Class

Third-Year Sophomore

Hometown

Tucker, Ga.

High School

Tucker

Twitter

@freshrks

Instagram

@1freshrks

Isaiah Dunson - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2021 (Freshman*): Saw action in 10 games in second season, largely on special teams…Finished with five total tackles (four solo)…Played in season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Competed in home games against Appalachian State (Sept. 11), Michigan State (Sept. 18) and Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Saw time in road game at Virginia (Sept. 30)…Had career-high four tackles (all solo) in road win at NC State (Oct. 23)…Played in wins over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30) and Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Competed in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Had one tackle in regular season finale against Duke (Nov. 27).

2020 (True Freshman): Saw action in nine games in first season…Finished with six total tackles (five solo)…Made career debut in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19), finishing with one solo tackle…Posted two tackles in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Saw action at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Posted two solo tackles in road shutout at Duke (Dec. 5)…Had one PBU in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Saw action in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated No. 21 cornerback nationwide in 247Sports Composite Rankings…Earned No. 26 cornerback ranking and No. 333 overall player ranking nationwide from 247Sports…Ranked No. 31 cornerback by ESPN and No. 32 cornerback by Rivals…Scored 10 touchdowns on offense and recorded three interceptions during final season at Tucker…Named to all-county team by Atlanta Journal-Constitution for DeKalb County in final season…Chose Miami over offers from Florida State, Louisville, Nebraska, South Carolina and Texas, among others.

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