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Te'Cory Couch

position

Cornerback

Height

5-10

Weight

175 lbs.

Class

Fifth-Year Senior

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Chaminade-Madonna

Twitter

@CouchTecory

Instagram

@md.tc_

 

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Te'Cory Couch - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Fifth-Year Senior): Delivered strong final season, seeing action in all 12 games and making 11 starts as one of top performers in secondary…Ranked among leaders in secondary with 35 total tackles (23 solo)…Had three interceptions – second-most on team – and had 13-yard sack…Started season opener and posted four tackles in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Had four tackles and first interception of season in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Started against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Picked off two passes, including one in end zone, in win at Temple (Sept. 23)…Added three tackles vs. Owls in first multi-interception game of career…Started and posted one tackle vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Had career-high nine tackles (four solo) and credited with three quarterback hurries at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Delivered strong outing in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21), starting and totaling four tackles, 13-yard sack and one forced fumble…Added one PBU in win over Tigers…Credited with three stops (all solo) and started in win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Started at NC State (Nov. 4)…Saw action at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Finished with five tackles in start vs. Louisville (Nov. 18)…Had pair of stops and started in win at Boston College (Nov. 24) to close out regular season.

2022 (Fourth-Year Junior): Started all 12 games as one of defense’s top performers…Finished with 37 total tackles (32 solo), one tackle for loss and six PBUs, which ranked second on team…Started opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with one solo tackle…Had one solo tackle against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Had two tackles, one solo, and PBU at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Posted five solo tackles against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Had four solo tackles and one PBU against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Logged four tackles, including three solo, in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Posted one pass breakup against Duke (Oct. 22)…Posted three tackles, including two solo, in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Notched six tackles, including five solo and one tackle for loss, against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Posted three solo tackles in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Notched four tackles, including three solo, and one pass breakup at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Posted four solo tackles against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (Sophomore*): Saw action in all 12 games and made six starts…Finished with 37 total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and team-high five PBUs…Started season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4) and finished with season-high seven tackles (four solo) including half tackle for loss…Made start against Appalachian State (Sept. 11) and posted four tackles (three solo)…Started against Michigan State (Sept. 18) and credited with four tackles and one PBU…Totaled two tackles (one solo) and started in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Tallied seven stops (five solo), including one tackle for loss, in start against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Made pair of solo stops in start against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Saw action in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Finished with three solo tackles in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Played in victory over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Had one PBU at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Had four solo stops in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Tallied three total tackles (two solo) in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 27).

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.

Personal: Intends to major in liberal arts.

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

2023 (Fifth-Year Senior): Delivered strong final season, seeing action in all 13 games and making 12 starts as one of top performers on defense…Ranked among leaders in secondary with 38 total tackles (23 solo)…Had three interceptions – second-most on team – and had 13-yard sack…Started season opener and posted four tackles in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Had four tackles and first interception of season in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Started against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Picked off two passes, including one in end zone, in win at Temple (Sept. 23)…Added three tackles vs. Owls in first multi-interception game of career…Started and posted one tackle vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Had career-high nine tackles (four solo) and credited with three quarterback hurries at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Delivered strong outing in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21), starting and totaling four tackles, 13-yard sack and one forced fumble…Added one PBU in win over Tigers…Credited with three stops (all solo) and started in win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Started at NC State (Nov. 4)…Saw action at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Finished with five tackles in start vs. Louisville (Nov. 18)…Had pair of stops and started in win at Boston College (Nov. 24) to close out regular season…Totaled three tackles in 2023 Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl against Rutgers (Dec. 28).

2022 (Fourth-Year Junior): Started all 12 games as one of defense’s top performers…Finished with 37 total tackles (32 solo), one tackle for loss and six PBUs, which ranked second on team…Started opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with one solo tackle…Had one solo tackle against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Had two tackles, one solo, and PBU at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Posted five solo tackles against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Had four solo tackles and one PBU against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Logged four tackles, including three solo, in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Posted one pass breakup against Duke (Oct. 22)…Posted three tackles, including two solo, in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Notched six tackles, including five solo and one tackle for loss, against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Posted three solo tackles in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Notched four tackles, including three solo, and one pass breakup at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Posted four solo tackles against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (Sophomore*): Saw action in all 12 games and made six starts…Finished with 37 total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and team-high five PBUs…Started season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4) and finished with season-high seven tackles (four solo) including half tackle for loss…Made start against Appalachian State (Sept. 11) and posted four tackles (three solo)…Started against Michigan State (Sept. 18) and credited with four tackles and one PBU…Totaled two tackles (one solo) and started in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Tallied seven stops (five solo), including one tackle for loss, in start against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Made pair of solo stops in start against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Saw action in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Finished with three solo tackles in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Played in victory over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Had one PBU at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Had four solo stops in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Tallied three total tackles (two solo) in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 27).

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.

Personal: Intends to major in liberal arts.

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