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Michael Ononibaku
Michael Ononibaku

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amherst, Mass.

High School:
Amherst

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3


05/12/2014

Dustin Wharton Invited to Baltimore Ravens Training Camp

Wharton becomes third Hoya in three years to earn NFL Training Camp Invitation

04/14/2014

Georgetown Celebrates Football Weekend with Banquet and Blue & Gray Spring Game

Nick Alfieri Named Joe Eacobacci No. 35 Memorial Jersey recipient, while Alfieri, Alec May, Nick Quintans and Mike Roland named captains.

02/18/2014

Rob Sgarlata Named Georgetown Football Head Coach

Sgarlata assumes role after 18 seasons on staff, last eight as assistant head coach

11/26/2013

Dustin Wharton Highlights Five Hoyas Selected to All Patriot League Team

Daniel Sprotte, Nick Alfieri, Alec May and Jordan Richardson earn Second Team honors

Will have the honor of wearing the #35 Joe Eacobacci Memorial Jersey for the second consecutive season...a team tri-captain and one of the nation's top defensive ends...ranks fifth in the Georgetown books for career sacks and is 14th all-time in the Patriot League with 20.5...a two time All-Patriot League performer and leading candidate for Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year...creates backfield havoc with quickness...extremely athletic and a sure tackler...

2004:
Named to the All-Patriot League First Team and Don Hansen's Football Gazette's NCAA Division I-AA First Team Defense All-America team...earned Georgetown's Al Blozis Award, given to the most valuable player and wore the #35 Eacobacci Memorial Jersey...ended the 2004 season as the Patriot League's leader in tackles for loss with 1.68 per game (18.5 total) and tied for the league lead in total sacks with 10.5...ranked tied for eighth in the nation in both sacks and tackles for loss...finished third on the Hoyas in tackles with 64, tops in tackles for loss with 18.5 and tied for the team lead in sacks...averaged 5.8 tackles a game which ranked 15th in the conference...recorded two interceptions and returned one back for a score at Fordham... had four games with multiple sacks and eight games with five or more tackles...started season with a five tackle game, Made 5 tackles including 2 sacks for 15 yards vs. St. Francis...Earned Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors after a 12 tackle, three sack and a forced fumble against Lafayette...recorded seven tackles, including two sacks at Duquesne...made eight tackles at Colgate and vs. Bucknell...credited with six tackles, three TFLs and two sacks at Monmouth...made four tackles and returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown vs. Fordham...made five tackles vs. Lehigh and had five tackles, a sack and an interception at Davidson...

2003:
Named to the All-Patriot League Second Team at year end...closed season in fourth place on the team in tackles with 50 and led in sacks with eight and in tackles for losses with 14...third in the Patriot League for sacks per game and fourth in the conference for tackles for loss...started all 12 games and had three or more tackles in 10 of those contests...made eight tackles including one sack at Holy Cross... had five tackles and a sack in win over Stony Brook then recorded five tackles, one sack and a forced fumble in win over Cornell...registered six tackles (two for loss) and had one sack vs. Lehigh...recorded six tackles including two for losses and intercepted a pass at Fordham...recorded five tackles and a sack against Towson...moved from linebacker to defensive end in 2003...

2002:
On the turf for all 11 games as a freshman...registered 17 total tackles, three and a half tackles for losses and two sacks...opened year with five solo tackles at Lehigh...credited with a sack and three tackles at home against Fordham...also made three tackles at Towson and had one tackle for a loss...other sack of season came at Lafayette...a Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member...

High School:
Two-way star at Amherst at tailback and inside linebacker...four year letterman in football and three year letterman in track...holds Amherst's career rushing record with 3,550 yards and 47 touchdowns...a three time First Team All-Western Massachusetts selection and an All-State choice as a senior...football squad won 1999 Western Massachusetts Division 2 Championship...Honor Roll student all four years.


Ononibaku's Career Defensive Statistics

YearUTATTTTFL/-YdsSksIntPDBkFF FR
200330205014/-77810010
2002107173.5/-15200000
Totals40276717.5/-921010010
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