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15   Ochuko Jenije
Ochuko Jenije

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
North Florida Christian

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
CB


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2010 GAME-BY-GAME DEFENSIVE STATS

Game UA A Tot TFL PD INT SKS
2 1 3 0.0 0 0 0.0
2 1 3 0.0 0 0 0.0
0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
0 1 1 0.0 0 0 0.0
1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0.0
1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0
0
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
1
0
1
0.0
0
0
0.0
1
0
1
0.0
0
0
0.0
2
1
3
0.0
0
0
0.0
0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Totals 10
6
16
0.0 0 0 0.0

2010:Fifth-year senior defensive back who began the season as the starting free safety after starting all 13 games in 2009 at cornerback...played a reserve role on defense but emerged as one of the team leaders on special teams, where he primarily served as one of the "bullets" on the punt teams...is a mentor to a large group of underclassmen in secondary...appeared in all 14 games and made starts against Samford and Oklahoma...credited with 16 tackles, including 10 solo stops...has matched his season-high of three tackles in three games (Samford, Oklahoma and Florida)...will earn his graduate degree in higher education in the spring after earning his undergraduate in sports management last year.

2009: Started all 13 games at left corner...one of just three players on the defense to start every game at the same position...posted career-highs in tackles, passes defended and interceptions...shared the team lead in interceptions (four) with graduated senior Jamie Robinson, which tied for seventh in the ACC...snatched two interceptions against USF and also recorded thefts against NC State and Wake Forest...of his career-high 31 tackles, 26 were unassisted...notched a career-high five tackles (all solo) at Boston College...earned his undergraduate degree in sport management and began his master's degree program in higher education...was named most improved defensive back following spring practice.

2008: Played in all 13 regular season games at field corner as well as on special teams...tallied 11 tackles including a season-high three in the win over Clemson.

2007: Played in 11 games with most of his action coming on special teams...played five games at corner...finished the season with two tackles.

2006: Redshirt season.

PERSONAL
Played his high school football locally at North Florida Chrisitan...earned first team 1A All-State by the FSWA as a senior...recorded 40 tackles and three interceptions as a senior...earned All-Big Bend honors from the Tallahassee Democrat that season as well...an exceptional athlete who has been timed at 4.39 for the 40-yard dash...also excels in the classroom...both parents, who immigrated from Nigeria more than 30 years ago, graduated from Florida A&M...born November 26, 1987.

DEFENSE

G UA A Total TFL YDS PD FF FR INT
2006 Redshirt Season
2007 11 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 13 7 4 11 0.5 1 2 0 0 0
2009 13 26 5 31 1.0 1 4 0 0 4
Total 37 35 9 44 1.5 2 6 0 0 4

Career-Highs:
Tackles 3, Clemson, 2008
TFL 0.5, at Miami, 2008

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