Duke Football BIO
26 Corbin McCarthy
2015: Charted as the top reserve at the Strike safety position behind two-time All-America pick Jeremy Cash ... in 28 career games (4 starts), has 46 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack and one QB pressure ... has 13 career games with 2+ tackles including a personal-high five stops against both Memphis in 2013 and Kansas in 2014 ... one of four Duke safeties with 25+ games played and 800+ total snaps of experience entering the 2015 season, joining Cash, DeVon Edwards and Deondre Singleton ... has played 812 career snaps ... in May, 2013, received medical hardship waiver for the 2012 season from the ACC ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, led the DB group in both bench press (395 lbs.) and power clean lift (308 lbs.; tied with Jeremy Cash) while ranking third in the squat lift (425 lbs.) ... holds program records for bench press lift (400 lbs.) and 225-pound bench press repetitions (28) by a defensive back.
2014: Played in all 13 games ... recorded 19 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss and one QB pressure ... had 2+ tackles in four weeks including a season-high five stops in the win over Kansas ... added a half-tackle for loss against the Jayhawks ... logged three stops versus both Elon and Virginia Tech ... on the field for 358 total snaps.
2013: Played in 13 games with four starting assignments ... missed the Pittsburgh game due to injury ... earned starts against N.C. Central, Memphis, Georgia Tech and Navy ... registered 23 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and 1.0 quarterback sack ... had 2+ tackles in eight games including a season-high five stops in the win at Memphis ... in the road win at Virginia, registered first collegiate sack with a third down, 11-yard loss for QB David Watford to help the Blue Devils rally from a 22-0 deficit to post a 35-22 victory in Charlottesville ... on the field for 404 total snaps.
2012: Played in two games ... saw action against FIU and Stanford before suffering season-ending left shoulder injury versus the Cardinal ... underwent surgery on September 17, 2012 ... had four total tackles including a season-high three in the season-opening victory over FIU ... on the field for 50 total snaps including a season-high 33 against FIU ... in May, 2013, received a medical hardship waiver for the 2012 season from the ACC.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Norco Senior under coach Todd Gerhart ... helped Norco to a three-year record of 26-10 with three state playoff appearances and one league championship ... as a senior, carded 72 tackles, six tackles for loss and 23 PBUs en route to earning first team All-CIF honors ... had 52 tackles, four PBUs and one INT as a junior as Norco went 9-3 and finished second in the Big VIII League standings ... registered 48 tackles, three PBUs and two INTs during sophomore campaign as Norco posted an 11-2 ledger and captured the Big VIII League title with a perfect 7-0 record ... two-time all-conference and All-CIF selection ... also lettered in baseball.
PERSONAL: Son of Kenneth and Raychel McCarthy ... born April 7, 1994 ... high school teammate of current Blue Devil running back Joseph Ajeigbe ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management.