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Xavier Restrepo

position

Wide Receiver

Height

5-10

Weight

198 lbs.

Class

Fourth-Year Junior

Hometown

Coconut Creek, Fla.

High School

Deerfield Beach

Instagram

@xavier7restrepo

 

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Xavier Restrepo - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 All-ACC, First Team

2023 (Fourth-Year Junior): Delivered one of best seasons by wide receiver in Miami history, starting all 13 games and earning All-ACC first-team honors…Set program single-season record with 85 catches…Recorded 1,092 yards and six touchdowns, only sixth 1,000-yard season by pass-catcher in program history…Led team in all-purpose yards with 1,149…Had five 100-yard games over course of season…Started and caught five passes for 68 yards and started in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Posted career-high 126 receiving yards and started in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Caught six passes with long of 48 against Aggies…Caught six passes for 120 yards in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14), marking third 100-yard performance of career…Totaled seven receptions for 41 yards and two touchdowns – the first multi-TD game of his career – in win at Temple (Sept. 23)…Caught career-best 12 catches for 123 yards against Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Finished with 11 catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Totaled seven receptions in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21)…Caught three passes for 48 yards in OT win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Had three catches for 35 yards at NC State (Nov. 4)…Started at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Delivered dominant outing in home finale against Louisville (Nov. 18), finishing with career-high 193 yards on eight catches with one touchdown…Had 100-yard game in regular season finale at Boston College (Nov. 24), totaling 117 yards on six catches…Added 11 receptions for 99 yards and one touchdown in 2023 Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl, breaking single-season mark for catches previously set by Charleston Rambo in 2021.

2022 (Third-Year Sophomore): Saw action in seven games and made three starts…Missed middle portion of season due to foot injury…Despite missing five games, still ranked fifth on team with 21 catches and fifth with 240 receiving yards…Had two receiving touchdowns…Opened season with start against Bethune-Cookman (Sept.3), leading team in receiving yards and totaling career-best 100 on five receptions, including a 52-yard touchdown…Led team in receiving yards with 72 yards on six receptions, including 24-yard catch, in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Returned from injury to catch one pass for 11 yards in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Caught two passes for 25 yards against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Logged three catches for 10 yards in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Caught four passes for 22 yards and one touchdown against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (True Freshman*): Saw action in all 12 games and ranked among team’s top offensive performers…Totaled 24 catches for 373 yards with two touchdowns…Ranked fourth in receiving yards and fifth in receptions…Caught three passes for 55 yards, including first touchdown of career, in season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…First score came on 29-yard reception…Had 18-yard reception in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Caught one pass against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Totaled 75 receiving yards on four receptions in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Had career-long 45-yard catch against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Saw action against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Played in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Had career-high seven receptions totaling career-best 89 yards in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Caught two passes totaling 11 yards in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Recorded 7-yard reception at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Totaled 74 kickoff return yards, including long return of 50 yards, in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Caught two passes totaling 30 yards, including 21-yard reception, in win over Duke in season finale (Nov. 27).

2020 (True Freshman): Saw action in nine games in debut season…Made career debut in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Played in road win at Louisville (Sept. 19)…Had 8-yard punt return in win over Florida State (Sept. 26)…Saw action at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Played in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Saw action in win at Viginia Tech (Nov. 14)…Caught first pass of career on 12-yard reception in win at Duke (Dec. 5)…Saw action in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Played in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

High School: Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals and a three-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN…Ranked the No. 49 athlete in the country by 247 Composite…Rated the No. 54 wide receiver and No. 54 player in Florida by Rivals…Listed as the No. 101 athlete nationally by ESPN…Helped lead Deerfield Beach to the semifinals in the Florida Class 8A state playoffs…Finished the 2019 season with 18 catches for 294 yards and six receiving touchdowns…A versatile player, he scored 48 touchdowns, had eight interceptions, over 200 tackles, over 500 passing yards, over 3,000 receiving yards and over 2,500 rushing yards in high school career…Chose Miami over offers from Georgia, Boston College, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan, Mississippi State, Missouri, Northern Illinois, Oregon, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Texas, Vanderbilt, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton, among others.

Personal: Intends to major in sociology.

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