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Corey Flagg, Jr.






230 lbs.


Fourth-Year Junior


Houston, Texas

High School

North Shore







Corey Flagg, Jr. - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in all 12 games and made two starts, serving as key member of linebacker corps…Finished with 48 total tackles (23 solo)…Ranked among team leaders with seven tackles for loss totaling 22 yards…Had one forced fumble…Played against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1) in season opener and had one tackle…Finished with six tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win over Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Had pair of solo stops, including one tackle for loss, in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Credited with four total tackles in win at Temple (Sept. 23)…Had one tackle against Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Tallied four stops (three solo) at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Delivered strong performance against Clemson (Oct. 21), finishing with five tackles, two tackles for loss and one forced fumble…Made key stop on fourth down in second overtime to seal Miami’s win in 2OT…Totaled season-best 10 tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Tallied five stops (two solo) at NC State (Nov. 4) and four more at Florida State (Nov. 11)….Started against Seminoles…Finished with five total tackles including one for loss against Louisville (Nov. 18)…Started regular season finale at Boston College (Nov. 24) and had one tackle.

2022 (Third-Year Sophomore): Saw action in 11 games and made nine starts as one of defense’s top performers…Ranked third on team with 56 total tackles…Tied for team lead with 10.5 tackles for loss, which was highest among all linebackers…Had 2.5 sacks and one PBU…Started season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with four tackles, including two solo…Led team with six tackles, including four solo and 1.5 TFL, in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Notched five tackles, including four solo, at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Led Miami with eight tackles, including three solo, notching a five-yard sack against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Led Miami in tackles, posting seven, including five solo, 0.5 sacks for loss of five yards and three tackles for loss of nine yards against North Carolina (Oct. 8)… Had five tackles, including four solo, 7-yard sack and two tackles for a loss (nine yards) in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Tallied two tackles against Duke (Oct. 22)…Posted four tackles, including three solo, and one pass breakup in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Led Miami in tackles with career-high 10, including six solo, against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Had three tackles, including two solo and one tackle for a loss, in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Totaled two tackles, including one solo, at Clemson (Nov. 19).

2021 (True Freshman*): Started all 12 games in breakout year at middle linebacker…Totaled team-high 60 tackles (35 solo)…Ranked among team leaders with seven tackles for loss, including three sacks…Added one interception…Started season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4) and finished with three tackles…Posted four tackles in start against Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Had eight total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a solo sack, in start against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Tallied one tackle in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Finished with six tackles and first interception of season in start against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Recorded five solo tackles including one sack against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Had two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Posted five total tackles and started in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Credited with six tackles and two quarterback hurries in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Led Hurricanes with eight total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack, at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Had five tackles and one tackle for loss in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Posted team-high season tackles in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 27).

2020 (True Freshman): Saw action in eight games in first season…Finished with 15 total tackles…Made career debut in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Had first tackle of career in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 19)…Finished with one tackle at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Posted two tackles in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Had one tackle in road win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14)…Had one of best performances of career in win at Duke (Dec. 5), finishing with five total tackles (one solo) and first fumble recovery of career…Saw action in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Tied career high with five tackles in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

High School: A consensus three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Ranked the No. 25 inside linebacker and No. 72 player in Texas by Rivals…Rated the No. 38 player at his position by 247 Composite…Listed as the No. 47 player at his position and No. 88 player in Texas by ESPN…Helped lead North Shore to the Texas Conference 6A D1 state championship and was named Defensive MVP of the state championship game…Chose Miami over offers from Boston College, Houston, Kansas State, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Purdue, SMU, Virginia Tech, Tulane and Texas Tech, among others.

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