Eze Obiora
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    Eze Obiora

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    High School:
    Harrow School

    Last College:
    College of DuPage

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 240

    Position:
    DE

    Birthdate:
    06/02/1990

    Experience:
    4th


    09/16/2013

    Former rugby player Eze Obiora blossoming into gridiron star

    02/16/2013

    Football holds annual year-end banquet

    Pruitt, Boatright earn offensive and defensive MVP

    02/06/2013

    National Signing Day press conference transcript

    Coach Dale Lennon unveiled the 2013 signing class.

    11/13/2012

    Salukis ready for season finale vs. Western Illinois

    Black Out Cancer game raised more than $45,000 for cancer research

    11/12/2012

    Salukis ready for season finale vs. Western Illinois

    Black Out Cancer game raised more than $45,000 for cancer research

    2012 (Senior)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games, starting the final 10 games of the season...Recorded a safety against South Dakota State...Third on the team with 12.0 TFLs...Tied for 18th nationally in sacks per game (.73)...Tied for 57th nationally in TFLs per game (1.09)...Led the team and was second in the MFVC with 8.0 sacks...Second on the team in both quarterback hurries (6) and forced fumbles (2)...Earned National Defensive Lineman of the Week from the College Football Performance Awards after recording 3.0 sacks in the season opener at Eastern Illinois...Earned an honorable mention Defensive Lineman of the Week nod from the CFPA after recording five tackles, 2.0 sacks, a forced fumble and a safety against South Dakota State...Recorded a career-best seven tackles at Missouri State, Yougnstown STate and North Dakota State...Helped lead defense that finished 10th nationally in rushing defense (111.27 yards/game)...Recorded a tackle for loss in eight games.

    2011 (Junior)
    2011 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games...Recorded 16 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack...Forced one fumble.

    Prior to SIU
    Began playing football in 2008...Came to the United States in the summer of 2008 and participated with the Purdue football team that fall...Starred at the College of Dupage in 2009 and 2010...Played defensive end and recorded 40 tackles and 14 sacks in 2010...Forced eight fumbles and recovered three fumbles while receiving first team All-Region and All-Conference accolades in 2010.

    Personal
    Rugby player in the United Kingdom...Born on June 2, 1990...Son of Margarett and Edward Obiora...Has one brother...Majoring in journalism

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