University of Miami Athletics

Wesley Bissainthe






205 lbs.




Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Central







Wesley Bissainthe - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Sophomore): Delivered impressive sophomore campaign for Hurricanes in middle of defense…Saw action in all 12 games in regular season and made nine starts…Had 38 total tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and pair of sacks…Added one fumble recovery…Finished with two tackles, including 9-yard tackle for loss, in season opener against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Had pair of stops with 2-yard tackle for loss in win over Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Recorded pair of stops in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Made first start of season at Temple (Sept. 23) and finished with three tackles, including 2-yard tackle for loss…Started and posted three tackles against Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Finished with one solo stop at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Had four tackles and one fumble recovery in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21)…Had season-high five tackles in win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Totaled three tackles at NC State (Nov. 4)…Delivered dominant outing at Florida State (Nov. 11),s tarting and finishing with five total tackles, career-best three tackles for loss (18 yards) and one solo sack (14 yards)…Started against Louisville and had three tackles (two solo)…Finished with season high-tying five tackles, including three solo stops, in regular season finale win at Boston College (Nov. 24).

2022 (Freshman): Made career debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with two tackles, including one solo…Had one tackle against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Had one tackle at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Added one solo tackle against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Posted three tackles, including two solo, in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Added a solo tackle against Duke (Oct. 22)…Had one solo tackle in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Registered four solo tackles against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Had six tackles, including four solo, in first start in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Registered eight tackles, including seven solo, at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Recorded two tackles against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by all major scouting services…Checked in as No. 189 overall player in nation in ESPN300…Rated No. 20 outside linebacker in nation by ESPN…Listed as No. 168 national prospect in 247Sports Composite rankings…Rated No. 188 overall prospect, No. 15 linebacker and No. 23 overall player in state by 247Sports…Checked in as No. 168 overall national prospect and No. 23 outside linebacker by Rivals…Helped lead Rockets to back-to-back state titles in 2019 and 2020…Posted 45 tackles, 21 tackles for loss and seven sacks during junior year, earning second straight first-team All-Dade honors from Miami Herald…Ended sophomore season with 69 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks and four interceptions to earn first-team All-Dade honors from Miami Herald…Captured second-team all-state honors from MaxPreps after junior year…Picked Miami over offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Michigan State, Oregon, Penn State, Tennessee and USC, among others.