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Jahfari Harvey


Defensive Line




252 lbs.


Fourth-Year Redshirt Sophomore


Port St. Lucie, Fla.

High School

Vero Beach





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2022 (Fourth-Year Redshirt Sophomore): Began the season in the opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with one tackle…Added one sack for a loss of five yards and one quarterback hurry at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Recorded five tackles, with two solos, a four-yard sack and two tackles for a loss against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Posted five tackles, including three solo, a 0.5 sack for a loss of two yards, a 0.5 tackle for a loss of two yards, and a block return against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Notched five tackles, including four solo, in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Had a solo tackle against Duke (Oct. 22)…Compiled four tackles, including three solo, a sack and two tackles for loss in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Registered two solo tackles, including a sack, in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Posted four tackles, including three solo and 1.0 sack for a loss of six yards at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Had three tackles, including one solo, against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (Redshirt Freshman*): Saw action in all 12 games and made five starts on defensive line…Had 26 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks…Had one interception returned for touchdown…Started season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Posted four tackles (two solo) and started in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Made third straight start against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Started and posted 14-yard sack in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Had two tackles, including half-tackle for loss, against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Recorded 33-yard pick-six against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Touchdown was first interception returned for score by Miami defender since 2018…Finished with two tackles, including one half tackle for loss, and started in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Credited with three total tackles and one tackle for loss in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Saw action in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Had career-high six tackles, including two tackles for loss, at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Tallied three solo tackles in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Recorded pair of solo tackles in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 27).

2020 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 10 games and made one start…Totaled 18 tackles (12 solo)…Had 5.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks…Tied for team lead with five quarterback hurries….Credited with one quarterback hurry in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Had one solo tackle in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Finished with one tackle and four quarterback hurries in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Finished with three total tackles, including first two tackles for loss of career, at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Finished with two tackles, including half sack, in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Posted three total tackles (two solo) in victory over Virginia (Oct. 24)…Played in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6)…Had two tackles, including one tackle for loss, in road win at Duke (Dec. 5)…Finished with three total tackles in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Made first start of career in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29), finishing with three total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss…Had strip-sack of Cowboys in bowl game, recording first forced fumble of career on 7-yard sack.

2019 (True Freshman): Saw action in four games in first season…Totaled one tackle…Made career debut in season opener against Florida (Aug. 24)…Saw action at North Carolina (Sept. 7)…Had first tackle of career in home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Played 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…Rated No. 11 defensive end and No. 23 player in Florida by Rivals.com…Listed as No. 17 player at position and No. 36 in Florida by 247Sports.com…No. 212 on Top247 by 247Sports.com…Ranked No. 47 at position and No. 56 in Florida by ESPN.com…Helped lead Vero Beach to 2018 Class 6A regional semifinal…Chose Miami over offers from Georgia, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Indiana, Louisville, Mississippi State, Missouri, NC State, Nebraska, Oregon, Pitt, Purdue, USF, Syracuse and UCF among others.

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