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2019 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in all 12 games, making 11 starts at cornerback … Finished with 29 tackles (23 solo) and three pass breakups … Recorded three tackles (two solo) in the season-opener at then-No. 1 Clemson (Aug. 29) … Also turned in two tackles (one solo) and tied a career-high with two pass breakups at Temple (Sept. 28) … Registered four tackles (three solo) and one pass breakups against North Caroline (Oct. 5) … Took down three offensive players at Miami (Fla.) on Oct. 19 … Recorded five solo tackles at Virginia (Nov. 9) … Totaled a career-high six tackles (five solo) in the primetime victory over NC State (Nov. 21) … Also recorded a solo tackle against then-No. 4 Georgia (Nov. 30).
2018 (True Freshman): Redshirted due to seeing action in only four games – Sept. 1 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 8 at USF, Sept. 22 vs. Clemson and Oct. 25 at Virginia Tech … Had three pass breakups, good for third on the team, in just four games, including two vs. Clemson … Recorded four tackles – two vs. Clemson and two at Virginia Tech … Was one of 13 true freshmen to see game action for the Yellow Jackets.
High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals … All-state and all-district honoree … Set a school record with eight interceptions as a senior in 2017 … Returned an interception 106 yards for a touchdown, good for the second-longest INT return in the nation in ’17 … Two-time team captain … Helped lead Melbourne Central Catholic to 19 wins over junior and senior seasons … Coached by Stacy Sizemore … Honor roll student.
Personal: Oldest of three siblings … Cousin, Reggie Nelson, is an 11-year NFL veteran (currently a member of the Oakland Raiders), two-time Pro Bowler, 2015 second-team All-Pro … Cousin, Joe Cohen, played three seasons in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders and Detroit Lions … Cousin, T.J. Bannister, played basketball at Virginia and professionally in Europe … Majoring in business administration.