DCM.J. Stewart

North Carolina — ACC
  • Height: 5105
  • Weight: 198
  • Hometown: Arlington, VA
  • Age: 22


2016 (Junior): Named honorable mention All-ACC by ACSMA • Has combined for 25 pass breakups over the last two seasons (11 in 2016, 14 in 2015) • Ranked sixth on the team with 66 tackles • Also had a team-high 11 pass breakups, a team-best two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries • Has 29 career pass breakups, which ranks third all-time at UNC • Had seven tackles and a pass breakup in the Sun Bowl • Recovered a fumble and had six tackles vs. NC State • Recovered two fumbles, returning one for 25 yards, in a 41-7 win over The Citadel • Had four solo tackles, including one for loss, and a pass breakup in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Made six solo stops and broke up a pass in the win at Virginia • Broke up two passes and made two tackles in the win at No. 16 Miami • Posted six tackles and broke up two passes in the win at No. 12 Florida State • Made a career-high 13 tackles (10 solo) and forced a fumble in the comeback win over Pitt • Made four tackles, including a tackle for loss, and broke up a pass in the win over JMU • Had two tackles and a pass breakup in the win at Illinois • Was part of a defensive secondary that held Illinois to just 127 yards passing and 3.6 per pass attempt • Posted four tackles and forced a fumble in the season opener vs. No. 18 Georgia.

2015 (Sophomore): Named to the All-ACC second team by ACSMA • Tied for the ACC lead with 18 passes defended • Also tied with teammate Des Lawrence for second in the league with 14 pass breakups • Finished with 62 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble and four interceptions • Posted a career-high 12 tackles (six solo) and had a pass breakup in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson • Had five stops and a pass breakup in the win at NC State • Registered four tackles and his fourth interception of the year in the win at Virginia Tech • Had two tackles and two PBUs against Miami • Had four tackles and three pass breakups in the win over Duke • Finished with six tackles, three PBUs and his first sack of the year in the win at Pitt • Tallied four solo stops, a pass breakup and an interception in the win at Georgia Tech • Had five tackles in the win over Delaware • Earned coaches' defensive player of the week honors for his performance against Illinois • Finished with five tackles, two pass breakups and his fourth career interception against the Illini • Recorded his third career interception in the win over NC A&T • Starting at cornerback, finished with five tackles, a forced fumble and a pass breakup in the season opener against South Carolina.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 12 games and finished with 26 tackles (14 solo), four pass breakups, two interceptions and 0.5 tackles for loss • Assisted on a tackle against Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl • Had three solo stops and his second interception of the year in the win at Duke • Finished with two tackles in consecutive games against Miami and Pitt • Tallied four tackles (two solo) at Notre Dame • Pulled down his first career interception against Virginia Tech • Had three solo stops and a pass breakup at Clemson • Finished with a season-high five tackles, shared a TFL and broke up a pass at East Carolina • Had one solo stop in his first career game against SDSU.

High School: Played in the Chesapeake Bowl in Virginia Beach, Va. • Ranked the No. 28 cornerback in the country and the No. 13 player in Virginia by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 36 safety in the nation by 247sports.com • Played a variety of positions at Yorktown, including running back, wide receiver, safety and cornerback • Ran for 1,428 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior • Twice named first-team All-Met by The Washington Post • Earned his conference's offensive player of the year as a junior and also picked up All-Northeast Region and all-district honors • Piled up 1,842 yards rushing, 323 receiving and 32 total touchdowns on offense as a junior • Defensively, he had 77 tackles, 10 interceptions (returned one for a touchdown) and returned three punts for scores • Had six interceptions and returned two for scores as a sophomore • Coached by Bruce Hanson.

Personal: If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Eagles • His dream job is a fitness trainer at his own gym • His favorite off-day activity is watching Netflix • If he could guest star on a reality TV show, it would be “Real World” • The people who had the biggest impact on his life are his parents Marvin Stewart Sr. and Rhonda Mayfield • Exercise and sport science major.