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88 - Nnamdi Obukwelu
Nnamdi Obukwelu
Height: 6-3
Weight: 275
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brockton, Mass.
High School: Boston College High School
Position: DT
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Adams

at Harvard
2013:
Tabbed winner of George "Bulger" Lowe Award as New England Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected to College Sports Madness Preseason All-Ivy League first team ... Named to Phil Steele Preseason All-Ivy League first team ... Tabbed to the All-Ivy first team ... Honored on College Sports Madness All-Ivy first team ... Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society ... Played in nine games and had 31 tackles ... Made a tackle in season opener at San Diego ... Recovered a fumble and had three stops against Brown ... Forced a fumble and finished with 1.5 sacks at Holy Cross ... Finished with 3.5 tackles for a loss, including 2.5 sacks, at Cornell ... Had three stops against Lafayette ... Recorded four tackles against Princeton ... Finished with five tackles against Princeton ... Added five tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, against Penn ... Finished with two tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, at Yale.

2012: Second team All-Ivy League at defensive tackle ... Preseason All-Ivy League by College Sports Madness ... Preseason first team All-Ivy League by Phil Steel’s College Football Preview ... Had a sack and a QB hurry in the opener against San Diego ... Had a tackle for a loss and two QB hurries against Cornell ... Had a tackle for a loss and two QB hurries against Bucknell ... Had two sacks against Columbia ... Had a sack in a win over Yale.
 
2011:
Second team All-Ivy League ... Obukwelu helped to anchor Harvard’s stout defensive line in his first year as a starter. The junior had 24 tackles including 4.5 for a loss and one sack ... Started all 10 games ... Had two tackles for a loss including a sack in the opener at Holy Cross ... Had a tackle for a loss in a win at Lafayette ... Had two QB hurries in a win over Dartmouth.

2010: Appeared in nine games on the defensive line and played very well, finishing with 17 tackles including 2.5 for a loss while blocking a kick ... Had a tackle for a loss among three total tackles in a win at Lafayette ... Major H award winner.

2009: Missed the season with an injury.

Background
At Boston College High School:
Earned three letters in football ... Captain of team ... Catholic Conference Player of the Year as a senior after recording 70 tackles, nine sacks and 13 tackles for a loss ... Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot-Ledger All-Scholastic teams ... All-State as a senior ... Catholic Conference All-Star ... Massachusetts Hall of Fame selection in 2008 ... Two-time conference champion ... Won state championship as a senior ... President, National Honor Society ... President, Black and Latino Student Union ... Wrote for school newspaper ... Volunteer at Boston medical Center ... Scholar-Athlete ... Earned The Marguerite Thomson Award.

Personal: Enjoys music and reading ... Aspires for a career in business law ... Older brother, Iffi, played football at Harvard from 2007-09 ... Younger brother, Obum, is also on the team.

Recent Games
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 15 10
Assists 16 13
Tackles 31 23
Tackles per game 3.4 3.8
Sacks 4.5 2.5
Sack yards 31 18
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 1 -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 21 at San Diego W, 42-20 0 1 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Brown W, 41-23 2 1 3 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Holy Cross W, 41-35 4 0 4 2 13 2 13 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Cornell W, 34-24 3 1 4 2.5 18 3.5 19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Lafayette W, 35-16 1 2 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Princeton L, 51-48 1 3 4 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Dartmouth W, 24-21 1 4 5 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Columbia W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Penn W, 38-30 2 3 5 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Yale W, 34-7 1 1 2 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2010-11 10 - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2010-11 10 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2010-11 10 - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2010-11 10 - - - - - - - 0
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 39 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2010-11 10 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2010-11 10 9 8 17 1.7 - - 2.5 6 - - - - - - 1
2011-12 10 8 16 24 2.4 1 1 4.5 9 - - - - - 1 -
2012-13 10 13 24 37 3.7 3.5 22 7.5 32 - - - - - - -
2013-14 9 15 16 31 3.4 4.5 31 6.5 34 1 1 0 - - - -
Total 39 45 64 109 2.8 9 54 21 81 1 1 0 - - 1 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 9 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0

August - - - - - - - - 0
September 2 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 2 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 15 16 31 3.4 4.5 31 6.5 34 1 1 0 - - - -
Conference 6 10 13 23 3.8 2.5 18 4.5 21 - 1 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 5 7 13 20 4.0 - - 0.5 1 - 1 0 - - - -
Away 4 8 3 11 2.8 4.5 31 6 33 1 - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 14 13 27 3.4 4.5 31 6.5 34 1 1 0 - - - -
Losses 1 1 3 4 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 2 2 2 4 2.0 - - 0 - - 1 0 - - - -
October 4 9 6 15 3.8 4.5 31 5.5 32 1 - - - - - -
November 3 4 8 12 4.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -