Etukeren passes it forward after receiving guidance from Jim Lenihan
2007: Appeared in nine games, starting in five ... Team's sixth-leading tackler with 49 tackles (27 solo) ... Opened the season with five tackles in each of the team's first two games ... Assisted on one tackle against Yale ... Recorded eight tackles (seven solo), including one for loss, at Holy Cross ... Tallied a career-high nine solo tackles (10 total) against Cornell ... Had four tackles at Penn ... Had seven tackles, one tackle-for-loss and a fumble recovery against Fordham ... Recorded seven tackles in win over Bucknell ... Had two assisted tackles against Colgate ... A Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.
2006: A starter at defensive line in all 11 games ... Seventh on the team with 52 tackles ... Had 18 solo stops and 34 assists ... Third on the team with 6.0 tackles-for-loss ... Second on the team with 4.0 sacks (for 19 yards) ... Also had two breakups and one fumble recovery ... Had at least three tackles in nine games, including the last six ... A Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection ... Opened the season with four tackles against Holy Cross ... Had six tackles and a pass breakup against Stony Brook ... Had three solo tackles and one assist for four total, with one for loss and one sack, against Lehigh ... Tallied six stops, five assisted, with one tackle-for-loss and one sack, at Charleston Southern ... Had four tackles, including one for loss, against Marist ... Had a career-high 11 tackles, 10 of them assisted, with a half tackle-for-loss, against Bucknell ... Closed out the regular season at Fordham with seven tackles, one for loss, one sack and one fumble recovery.
2005: Saw action in two games last season (at Holy Cross and against Colgate).
High School: Born on May 10, 1987 in Edmond, Oklahoma ... The son of Isaiah and Edo Etukuren ... Has two brothers, Etukuren, who attended Stanford; Imanibom, who went to Arizona State, and a sister, Mfon, who is a graduate of Arizona ... Played defensive end and linebacker for The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey ... Earned first team all-state honors from 2003-04 ... Named first team all-state in track in 2004 ... Led Lawrenceville to Mid-Atlantic Prep League title in 2002 ... Part of MAPL championship teams in track (2004) and lacrosse (2005).