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Mario  Ojemudia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Farmington Hills, Mich.

High School:
Harrison

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 252

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
05/30/1994

Experience:
Sr.


04/13/2013

Maize & Blue Holds Annual Spring Game

Football Holds Annual Spring Game

01/21/2013

2012 Michigan Football Roster

2012 Michigan Football Roster

01/01/2013

Michigan Loses Lead, Outback Bowl on Gamecocks' Late TD

Football Loses Lead, Outback Bowl on Gamecocks' Late TD

01/01/2013

Postgame Notes: #11 South Carolina 33, #19 Michigan 28

Postgame Notes: #11 South Carolina 33, #19 Michigan 28

11/05/2012

Monday Press Conference Quotes (vs. Northwestern)

Monday Press Conference Quotes (vs. Northwestern)

11/13/2014

Mario Ojemudia Feature

Annie Sabo reports on Mario Ojemudia, who broke out with two sacks at Northwestern and is blossoming in his third year under the tutelage of Coach Greg Mattison.

11/09/2014

Football Highlights at Northwestern

Michigan held off Northwestern late to move to 5-5 on the season.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS

• Tackles: 5 - 3x (last: Maryland, 2015)
• TFLs: 2.5 - Utah, 2014
• Sacks: 2.0 - Northwestern, 2014
• FR: 1 - 2x (last: Kansas State, 2013)
• FF: 1 - South Carolina, 2012
• Interceptions: 1 - Nebraska, 2012

At Michigan
• Four-year letterman
• Appeared in 38 games, making seven starts at defensive line and linebacker

Senior (2015)
• Appeared in five games, making four starts at linebacker
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made a career-high five tackles, including one for a five-yard loss; registered half a sack
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Matched career-best with five tackles, including 1.5 TFL
• BYU (Sept. 26): Recorded three tackles, including a sack
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Tied a career-high with five tackles, including 1.5 TFL and half a sack

Junior (2014)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 11 games, making three starts
• Recorded 32 tackles, 17 solos, 7.5 TFLs and 3.5 sacks
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Tallied three tackles
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Recorded five tackles, including 0.5 TFLs
• at Northwestern (Nov. 8): Posted a career-high two sacks for 18 yards total
• Penn State (Oct. 11): Recorded 0.5 sacks
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted three tackles, including one sack
• Utah (Sept. 20): Posted four tackles, including a career-high 2.5 TFLs
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Recorded one tackle
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Recorded three tackles

Sophomore (2013)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games as a reserve defensive end
• Also contributed on special teams
• Registered 20 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks and one fumble recovery
• Kansas State (Dec. 28): Notched his second career fumble recovery
• Connecticut (Sept. 21): Tallied two tackles, 0.5 tackles for a loss and 0.5 sacks
• Akron (Sept. 14): Registered four tackles and a QB hit
• Central Michigan (Aug. 31): Registered one sack

Freshman (2012)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in nine games as a reserve defensive end
• Missed games vs. Northwestern (Nov. 10) and Minnesota (Nov. 3) due to injury
• South Carolina (Jan. 1): Notched first career forced fumble and posted one TFL
• at Nebraska (Oct. 27): Posted first career interception
• Illinois (Oct. 13): Notched first career sack and first career fumble recovery
• Massachusetts (Sept. 15): Recorded career-high four tackles, including three solo stops
• Alabama (Sept. 1): Made career debut as a reserve defensive end and special teams contributor, tallied three tackles and 0.5 TFL

Prep
• Attended Harrison High School (2012) coached by John Herrington
• Helped lead team to Michigan Division II state title as a junior
• Ran 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds
• Was high school teammate of former Wolverine Devin Funchess

Key Statistics
• Recorded 80 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 16 sacks, one fumble recovery and one blocked punt as a senior
• Tallied 127 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior

Honors and Rankings
• Named Associated Press Michigan all-state first team choice as a senior
• Named as the top prospect on the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior
• Named to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team as junior and senior
• Chosen to Semper Fidelis All-American team
• Rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 12 player in the state by Rivals.com
• Rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 20 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com
• Rated as a four-star recruit, the No. 23 defensive end nationally and the No. 5 prospect from Michigan by ESPN.com

Other Sports
• Also lettered in track and field

Personal
• Mario Ojemudia was born on May 30, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in communication studies

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