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    Godwin Igwebuike
    Godwin Igwebuike

    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Pickerington, Ohio

    High School:
    Pickerington North

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 200

    Position:
    S



    10/07/2014

    Igwebuike Collects Pair of Weekly Big Ten Awards

    Safety named league's Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week

    08/17/2013

    Camp Kenosha Update: With Two Weeks To Go, Time To Scrimmage

    Young Wildcats impress in live-game scenarios; Camp Kenosha wraps Monday

    08/13/2013

    Camp Kenosha: A (Mostly) Football-Only Environment

    Northwestern completes second Kenosha practice with BTN looking on

    2014: Redshirt freshman ... Played in 11 games and made five starts at safety ... Tied for the team lead with three interceptions and totaled 51 tackles ... Missed the Illinois game due to injury ... Matched career high with seven solo tackles at Notre Dame ... Registered a pass breakup at Iowa ... Tallied career-high nine tackles against Nebraska ... Made first career start vs. Wisconsin and became first NU player to intercept three passes in a game since Neil Little did so on 11/10/73 ... Named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week, Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Freshman of the Week after breakthrough performance against the Badgers ... Added career-high eight tackles in that game.

    2013: Redshirted his freshman season ... Named NU's Defensive Practice Player of the Week following the Michigan game.

    High School: Ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 22 safety prospect by Scout.com ... Rated as the No. 39 athlete nationally by Rivals.com ... Selected as the 2012 Collegiate Sports of America PrepStar Player of the Year for Central Ohio ... Finalist for Mr. Football award in talent-rich Ohio ... Named AP first-team All-Ohio, Columbus Dispatch All-Metro Offensive Player of the Year ... First-team OCC-Ohio Division ... Led Pickerington to a 12-2 record, a Regional 3 DI championship and an appearance in the state semifinals ... Racked up 1,985 rushing yards as a senior with 29 touchdowns and 15 catches for 179 yards ... Defensively, recorded five interceptions -- including one pick-six -- to go with 79 tackles and two forced fumbles.

    Personal: Born Godwin Igwebuike ... Son of Leo and Ebony Igwebuike ... Major is undecided.

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