Georgia Tech vs. Miami: A look at ‘Canes depth chart

Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt.  (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

A look at Miami’s depth chart ahead of Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium:

OFFENSE

WR

Stacy Coley, Sr., 6-1, 195

Malik Mayweather, R-So., 6-0, 185

Coley has 114 catches for 1,600 yards and 14 touchdowns in 39 games. He leads the team this season with 11 catches.

LT

Trevor Darling, Jr., 6-4, 320

Tyree St. Louis, So, 6-5, 305

Darling has started 21 consecutive games.

LG

KC McDermott, Jr. 6-7, 308

Hayden Mahoney, R-Fr., 6-5, 295

Miami’s offensive line has an average weight of 294 pounds.

C

Nick Linder, Jr., 6-3, 305

Alex Gall, Sr., 6-5, 305

Linder has started 21 consecutive games.

RG

Danny Isidora, Sr., 6-4, 205

Tyler Gauthier, So, 6-5, 300

Isidora could make his 30th consecutive start on Saturday. His streak of 29 is the team’s longest.

RT

Sunny Odogwu, R-Jr., 6-8, 325

Hunter Knighton, R-Jr., 6-5, 300

The line has led the way for 816 rushing yards. The team is averaging 272 rushing yards per game, ninth-most in FBS.

TE

Chris Herndon IV, Jr., 6-4, 253

David Njoku, R-So., 6-4, 245

QB

Brad Kaaya, Jr., 6-4, 215

Malik Rosier, R-So., 6-1, 215

Kaaya is tied for third in school history with 49 touchdown passes. With one more he will pass Stephen Morris. He has thrown for at least 200 yards in 20 of his 28 games.

RB

Mark Walton, So., 5-9, 205

Joe Yearby, R-Jr., 5-9, 200

Walton has rushed for at least 100 yards in three consecutive games. Duke Johnson was the last to do it for four consecutive games. He rushed for 130 yards on 16 carries against App. He is averaging 133.7 rushing yards per game.

Walton and Yearby have combined for 657 yards. Only Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Brandon Radcliff have combined to rush for more yards in the ACC this season.

FB

Marquez Williams, R-Sr., 6-1, 280

Wyatt Chickillo, R.-Jr., 6-1, 235

WR

Braxton Berrios, Jr., 5-9, 185

Malcolm Lewis, R-Sr., 5-10, 190

WR

Ahmmon Richards, Fr., 6-1, 192

Dayall Harris, R-So., 6-3, 200

Richards set a school record for freshmen with 142 receiving yards in the win over Appalachian State.

DEFENSE

DE

Chad Thomas, Jr., 6-6, 265

Demetrius Jackson, R-So., 6-3, 265

Thomas leads the team with 2 1/2 sacks.

DT

Kendrick Norton, So., 6-3, 305

Gerald Willis, R-So., 6-4, 285

Miami’s defensive line averages 276 pounds.

DT

R.J. McIntosh, So., 6-4, 290

Ryan Fines, R-Fr., 6-2, 295

DE

Trent Harris, Jr., 6-2, 250

Joe Jackson, Fr., 6-5, 250

SLB

Zach McCloud, Fr., 6-2, 230

CJ Perry, so, 6-1, 230

MLB

Shaq Quarterman, Fr., 6-1, 240

Mike Smimth, R-So., 6-1, 230

WLB

Michael Pinckney, Fr., 6-1, 220

Darrion Owens, R-So., 6-3, 245

The three starting linebackers, all freshmen, have combined for 35 tackles, including 6 ½ for loss. Pinckney leads the team with 16 tackles.

CB

Corn Elder, Sr., 5-10, 180

Michael Jackson, So., 6-1, 200

Elder has 12 tackles in the first three games.

FS

Rayshawn Jenkins, R-Sr., 6-2, 210

Jaquan Johnson, So., 5-11, 190

SS

Jamal Carter, Sr., 6-1, 215

Robert Knowles, R-Fr., 6-1, 195

CB

Adrian Colbert, R-Sr., 6-2, 205

Sheldrick Redwine, So., 6-1, 195

SPECIALISTS

P and H Justin Vogel, Sr., 6-4, 215

FG and KO Michael Badgley, Jr., 5-10, 180. Badgley has made 66 consecutive point-after attempts.

LS Jordan Butler, So, 5-9, 190

PR Braxton Berrios or Corn Elder or Stacy Coley. Coley needs 28 yards to move into second place on the school’s all-time kickoff return list.

KR Malcolm Lewis or Braxton Berrios or Stacy Coley


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