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Getting to Know Obi Ezeh
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Obi Ezeh
Junior/Sophomore
Linebacker


Junior/sophomore linebacker Obi Ezeh has been a solid part of Michigan's defense this season, recording 15 tackles and an interception in the first week of the season en route to Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors. Ezeh has contributed a pair of takeaways in as many games this season, recovering a fumble against Miami (Ohio) to go with his pick against Utah. Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, Ezeh is the Wolverines' top returning tackler from 2007 when he earned freshman All-America honors.

Full Name (Nickname): Obinna Pius Jr. Ezeh (Obi)
I Can't Live Without: Air conditioning
After My Football Career, I Hope To: do something I love not for the money
Person Who Had the Biggest Influence of My Life: parents
Most Impressive Person I've Ever Met or Know: parents
Person In History I'd Most Like To Meet: Martin Luther King Jr.
My Advice to Young Kids: Internal strength is just as important as external strength
When I Was Growing Up, I Never Thought I Would: be a role model
Hobbies and Leisure Time Activities: relaxation
When I Have Free Time I Like To: watch movies
In a Football Game, Someday I'd Like To: score a rushing TD
If I Was to Play Another Sport, It Would Be: rugby
When I Played Football as a Kid, I Pretended I was: a quarterback
Nobody Knows That I Can: play quarterback

Favorites

Food: ribeye
Breakfast Cereal: Captain Crunch with berries
Late night Snack: Fourth Meal at Taco Bell
Place to Eat Out: Outback
Cartoon/TV Show Growing Up: Thundercats
TV Channel: HBO
TV Show: The Wire
Magazine To Read:Forbes
Musician Or Music Group: T.I.
Book: The Giver
Movie: Gladiator
Actress: Halle Berry
Sports Hero: Walter Payton
Superhero: Ironman
Cartoon Character: Thundercats
CD: Urban Legend (T.I.)
Video Game: Assassins Creed
Pet: none (want a pet wolf)
Car: Range Rover
Class at U-M: Latin


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