Rivera, from St. Johns, Fla., played in 28 games and started 17 in three seasons with the Terriers. Last season, he ranked third on the team in tackles, with 73, and had four pass breakups. His position coach for the past two seasons was Shiel Wood, now the safeties coach at Tech.
Rivera was a triple major at Wofford in mathematics, finance and computer science. He will pursue a master’s in quantitative and computational finance.