2008: Finished 10th on the team with 30 tackles ... Tied for third on the team in tackles-for-loss with five ... A starter on the defensive line in all nine games ... Had a season-high five tackles three times, against Lafayette, Penn and Bucknell ... Had four tackles against Lehigh ... Registered four tackles, two for losses, had one sack and recovered a fumble against Fordham.
2007: Saw action in all 11 games last season ... Finished the season with 25 tackles, 2.0 tackles-for-loss, a half sack, two breakups, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble ... Closed out the season in spectacular fashion, with six tackles against Colgate, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss, a half sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Had four tackles in two games (at Stony Brook and at Bucknell) and registered three at Marist.
2006: A reserve defensive lineman who saw action in all 11 games as a freshman ... Finished the season with seven tackles, including one for loss ... Had a career-high two stops on two occasions, at Colgate and against Bucknell.
High School: Played three years of varsity football ... Captained the team as a senior, when Bishop Eustace lost in the state semifinals .... Selected as scholar-athlete of the year as a senior ... Played defensive end and tight end ... First team all-conference, all-parochial and All-South Jersey as a senior ... Led the team in sacks ... Also played basketball ... Played baseball his freshman year and ran track as a senior ... Participated in the 100m, long jump, high jump and the shot put.
Personal: Born on September 8, 1988 in Buffalo, New York ... The son of Chike and Azuka Obianwu ... Has two sisters, Ifeoma and Uju, and one brother, Nnamdi ... Cousin of fellow Hoya freshman Ike Acholonu ... National Honor Society ... Second honors all through high school (3.2 grade-point average or higher) ... Hopes to pursue a career in medicine.