University of Miami Hurricanes tight end Cam McCormick is determined to finish what he started in 2016 and get the opportunity to play a ninth and final year of college football.
The 25-year-old athlete applied to the NCAA in September and was successful, he confirmed on social media on Thursday.
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McCormick's journey at the University of Oregon began in 2016 and he played his first games the following year. It was injuries that kept him off the field in 2019 and 2020, then a torn Achilles tendon quickly ended his 2021 season.
After earning a bachelor's and master's degree in Oregon, he moved to Miami in 2023. Last year, he caught eight passes for 62 yards in 13 games.
“Cam is an incredible young man, a great athlete, a hard worker and a natural leader,” head coach Mario Cristobal said in a press release. His return is a testament to his character and the values he brings to our team. We’re looking forward to having him back with us for next season.”
Among the football players who began their journey in the NCAA in 2016, we find in particular Nick Bosa (Ohio State), who has already completed five seasons in the NFL.