53  Chimezie Okobi
Chimezie Okobi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Freeport, N.Y.

High School:
Freeport

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255

Position:
DE


2004: Registered seven tackles, 5 solo in opener loss to Lehigh (9/4) . . . made seven tackles including two for a loss and added a sack versus Wagner (9/18) . . . had three tackles and a half a sack in win over Monmouth (9/25) . . . recorded seven tackles in loss to Robert Morris (10/2) . . . assisted on three tackles and also had six solo tackles in loss to Hofstra (10/9) . . . had five tackles in win over St. Francis (10/16) . . . recorded three tackles, one for a loss and also added an interception in loss to Albany (10/23) . . . had a team high 11 tackles in win over Iona (11/13) . . .

2003: Had four tackles and a sack in win over Wagner (9/20) . . . notched six stops against Monmouth (9/27) . . . notched eight tackles, two for losses, and added a sack versus Robert Morris (10/4) . . . had three tackles, 0.5 sacks and blocked a field goal attempt in the win over St. Francis (10/18) . . . recorded two sacks in the victory over Sacred Heart (11/1) . . . totaled four tackles and one pass break up in the win over CCSU (11/8) . . . made 5 tackles in the season ender versus Iona (11/15).

2002: Started nine gams at defensive end . . . finished sixth on the team with 43 tackles . . . recorded eight tackles for a loss and 2.5 sacks . . . made five tackles in opener against St. John's (9/14) . . . totaled eight stops in upset win over Albany (9/28) . . . Registered five tackles in the Seawolves win over St. Francis (10/5) . . . had one sack and three solo tackles for the Seawolves defense even though the team lost at Monmouth (10/12)

2001: Had six tackles, one for a loss, in impressive debut against St. John's (9/21) . . . had a career-high seven takedowns, three for a loss, and a sack at Albany (9/29) . . . Made four stops and had .5 sack versus Wagner (10/6)...totaled seven tackles, one for a loss against Sacred Heart (10/13) . . . had four takedowns versus Jacksonville (10/27) . . . had a game-high three sacks and seven tackles at Robert Morris (11/3) . . . posted five tackles and a sack in CCSU win (11/10) . . . had seven tackles in season finale against St. Francis (Pa.) (11/17)

High School: Won three letters at Freeport HS in Freeport, N.Y. . . won 2000 Defensive MVP of the Nassau County Championship game . . . member of 2000 LI championship team . . . also lettered in track and field for a team that won the county and conference championship in senior season . . . named spring track MVP . . .

Paw Prints: Chimezie Tochukwu Okobi . . . born August 3, 1983 . . . son of Carol and Daniel Okobi . . . brother of Daniel, Adaobi and Amaka . . . favorite book: Charlotte's Web.


The File On Okobi
Year   UT   AT   Tot   TFL   Sacks   FR   Int   Br
2001   21   34    55    11     6      1    0     1
Total  21   34    55    11     6      1    0     1