David Akere
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David  Akere

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Hebron

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208

Position:
DB


05/11/2017

David Akere Embodies the Strength and Spirit of Joe Eacobacci

04/24/2017

Hoyas Enjoy Successful Spring Football Weekend

David Akere and Tim Barnes will wear the No. 35 Joe Eacobacci Memorial Jersey in 2017

03/30/2017

Georgetown Football Spring Practice Update

03/13/2017

Georgetown Football Set to Begin Spring Practice

02/24/2017

Georgetown Puts 33 Student-Athletes on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

The Hoyas had the second-highest total on the Patriot League

11/14/2015

Georgetown vs. No. 16 Fordham

The Hoyas celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, November 14 against No. 16 Fordham at Cooper Field.

09/12/2015

Georgetown Football vs. Marist

Georgetown football opened its 2015 home schedule against Marist on Saturday, September 12.

11/01/2014

Georgetown vs. Lehigh Football

Georgetown hosted Lehigh on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Multi-Sport Field.

2017: No. 35 Joe Eacobacci Memorial Jersey recipient

2016: Named a team co-captain prior to the season ... Played in all 11 games as a junior ... Ranked second on the team with 77 tackles and two interceptions ... Had three double-digit tackle games ... Tied for second on the team with five pass breakups ... Forced and recovered a fumble in the season opener against Davidson (9/3) ... Registered 11 tackles and an interception against Columbia (9/24) ... Made a season-high 12 tackles in back-to-back games against Harvard (9/30) and Princeton (10/8) ... Named Patriot League Weekly Honorable Mention (9/26) ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Played all 11 games, starting 10 at safety during his sophomore season...Finished with 78 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 2 interceptions for 57 yards three pass breakups, one fumble recovery and one fumble forced...Had 12 tackles, one interception and a pass breakup vs. Marist (9/12)...Had a career-high 13 tackles, one forced fumble and a pass breakup at Harvard (10/2)...Had eight tackles a half TFL and a forced fumble vs. Lafayette (10/10)...Had five tackles and an interception vs. Fordham (11/14)...Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014: Played in all 11 games, starting seven at safety during his freshman season...Finished with 20 tackles, one interception and one pass breakup...Made five tackles and broke up one pass in his collegiate debut vs. Wagner (8/30)...Had a career-high six tackles at Dayton (9/6)...Recorded his first interception vs. Lehigh (11/1)...Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Two-year letterwinner in football, also earned three letters in basketball and three in track...A senior team captain in football and two-time captain in track...Selected Second Team All-District as a defensive back as a senior...Earned Second Team State Academic Scholar in 2014...Was named team's defensive MVP in junior and senior seasons...Helped Hebron to an 8-4 record as a senior...Compiled 130 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles and one interception during career...Coached in high school by Brian Brazil. Personal: Son of Labi and Shola Akere...Has one older sister, Lola, one younger brother Paul and one younger sister, Isabella...Involved in IMPACT, Light the Mic, Student Council, Model UN and Boys State.

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Schedules

September 9
6:00 PM
Campbell
Buies Creek, N.C.
September 16
1:00 PM
Marist
Cooper Field
September 23
1:00 PM
Columbia
New York, N.Y.
September 30
2:00 PM
Harvard
RFK Stadium
October 7
1:00 PM
Princeton
Princeton, N.J.
October 14
12:30 PM
Lehigh
Bethlehem, Pa.
October 21
2:00 PM
Fordham Parents Weekend
Cooper Field
October 28
1:00 PM
Holy Cross
Worcester, Mass.
November 4
2:00 PM
Lafayette Homecoming
Cooper Field
November 11
12:00 PM
Bucknell
Lewisburg, Pa.
November 18
1:00 PM
Colgate Senior Day
Cooper Field