Raiders Pick DB DeMarcus Van Dyke


CAREER:A two-sport athlete at Miami, playing both football and running track ... Played in 50 games from 2007-2010 ... Started 21 contests ... Tallied 80 tackles, including three for loss ... Recorded 10 pass break-ups...Had three interceptions during his career.

2010 (SENIOR): Played in 13 games, starting three ... Spent time at left cornerback and in the nickel package ... Had a season-high four solo stops at Clemson ... Had two tackles at Ohio State ... Tallied a single solo tackle against FAMU, Florida State, North Carolina and at Georgia Tech ... Posted 10 assisted stops on the season, including three at Duke ... Had one tackle for loss for two yards against North Carolina ... Forced and recovered a fumble at Clemson ... Picked off two passes on the season, including one at Pittsburgh that he returned for 74 yards ... Recorded five pass break-ups.

2009 (JUNIOR): Played in 12 games and started eight at the cornerback position ... Recorded his first career interception with the `Canes trailing in the fourth quarter at Wake Forest ... Tallied four tackles in back-to-back weeks versus Clemson and at Wake Forest ... Set a career-high in total tackles (6) and solo stops (5) against Wisconsin in the Champs Sports Bowl ... Had three pass break-ups on the year (2 vs. FAMU, 1 at UCF) ... Recorded a tackle for a loss in back-to-back games at UCF and versus Clemson.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games and made two starts (at NC State; vs. Cal) at right cornerback ... Recorded 16 tackles (11 solo, five assisted) and had a pass breakup ... Made three tackles at Duke ... Also had a pair tackles against Virginia Tech and at NC State ... Tallied a career-high five tackles, all solo, against Cal. in the Emerald Bowl.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Started eight of 12 games at either left or right cornerback and tallied 14 tackles ... Started at right cornerback in his first collegiate game and saw action on 41 plays, making three tackles (two solo) against Marshall ... Started at left cornerback and made two solo tackles at Oklahoma ... Started at left cornerback and made one solo tackle against Texas A&M ... Made three tackles (two solo) in win at Florida State ... Started at right cornerback and made two solo tackles ... Started at right cornerback against NC State and made two solo tackles ... At Virginia Tech, started at left cornerback and made one solo tackle ... At Boston College, started at left cornerback and made one solo tackle.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished his senior season in 2006 with 56 tackles and seven interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) ... Also caught 21 passes for 417 yards ... As a junior had 12 passes broken up, four interceptions and returned two kickoffs and four punts for touchdowns ... Ranked the No. 16 athlete and the No. 21 player in Florida by ... Rated the No. 15 cornerback and the No. 7 player in the state by ... Ranked the No. 15 player in Florida by the *Orlando Sentinel *and the No. 25 player by the *St. Petersburg Times *... Member of the *Atlanta Journal-Constitution *Super Southern 100 ... Rated the No. 11 player in Florida and the No. 12 defensive back in the nation by SuperPrep ... Coached by Joe Zaccheo.

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