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University of Miami Athletics

Akheem Mesidor


Defensive Line




280 lbs.


Fourth-Year Junior


Ottawa, Ontario

High School

Clearwater Academy

Previous School

West Virginia





Akheem Mesidor - Football - University of Miami Athletics

Before Miami: Spent first two seasons of career (2020, 2021) at West Virginia where he served as one of Mountaineers’ top defensive contributors…Selected All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in 2021…Finished final season with 38 tackles, eight tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks…Totaled 70 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks in two seasons with Mountaineers…Delivered one of best performances of 2021 in season opener at Maryland, finishing with nine tackles and season-high 1.5 TFLs…Had at least one TFL in seven games in 2021…Selected to ESPN True Freshman All-America First-Team in 2020…Named Freshman All-America second-team pick by The Athletic in 2020…Selected to All-Big 12 Second Team by conference coaches…Saw action in 10 games and started one as true freshman.

High School: Played defensive end at Clearwater Academy International…Had 92 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and 10 sacks in final year…Forced four fumbles and recovered two…Helped lead Clearwater to 8-2 record in final year…Played 2018 season at Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada.