2019: Returning starting Bandit safety ... in 26 career games (12 starts), has 90 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one INT, one fumble recovery, four PBUs and four QB pressures ... has played 1,076 career snaps ... owns 15 games with 3+ tackles and nine with 5+ tackles including a career-high 10 stops against Pittsburgh in 2018 ... tallied a career-high 2.0 TFL at Miami in 2018 ... recorded first career INT, PBU and QB pressure at Northwestern in 2018 ... enters 2019 having registered 2+ tackles in 14 consecutive games ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2017.
2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 13 games with 11 starts ... totaled 68 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one INT, one fumble recovery, four PBUs and four QB pressures ... had 3+ tackles in all 13 games and 5+ stops in eight contests ... registered a season-high 10 tackles at Pittsburgh ... carded first career INT, PBU and QB pressures (2) in Duke’s 21-7 win at Northwestern ... recovered first career fumble versus Army West Point ... registered 0.5+ TFL in three consecutive weeks, capped by a year-high 2.0 TFL at Miami as Duke won in Miami for the first time since 1976 ... recorded a blocked field goal attempt at Baylor ... ended the season ranked as the 14th best safety in the ACC by Pro Football Focus (PFF) ... ranked as the second best coverage safety in the league by PFF ... on the field for 791 snaps.
2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: Played in all 13 games with one start ... earned starting assignment against Georgia Tech ... totaled 22 tackles and 1.0 TFL ... had 2+ tackles in six games including a season-high nine stops in the win over Georgia Tech ... added 1.0 TFL versus the Yellow Jackets ... ranked third on the team with nine special teams tackles including a team-high seven stops on kickoff coverage ... on the field for 285 snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Played at Atlantic High School for T.J. Jackson … consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com … listed as the No. 67 athlete in the nation by ESPN.com … as a senior, posted four INTs, nine PBUs and two caused fumbles to earn first team all-county honors from The Sun Sentinel and Super 11 accolades from The Palm Beach Post … helped Atlantic to a 9-4 ledger and state playoff berth in 2016 … as a junior, played at Village Academy for coach Donald Hanna and registered 40 tackles and one INT along with 950 rushing yards and 13 TDs … spent sophomore campaign at Atlantic and helped team to a 9-3 record and share of the Class 7A District 13 championship … also participated in track and field … at the 2016 Florida High School Athletic Association 4A state championship meet, placed seventh in the 200-meter finals (22.24) and fifth in the 4x400 relay (3:19.66).
PERSONAL: Born February 13, 1999 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in education and pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Gladys Solomon.