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    Ifeadi Odenigbo
    Ifeadi Odenigbo

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Centerville, Ohio

    High School:
    Centerville

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 240

    Position:
    DL



    09/27/2014

    Defensive Dominance Leads B1GCats Over Penn State, 29-6

    Wildcats open Big Ten play with first win over Nittany Lions and in Happy Valley since 2004

    02/26/2014

    2014 Spring Practices Underway in Evanston

    Northwestern set for 15 on-field practices between Feb. 26 and April 12

    11/23/2013

    Postgame Notes: 13/13 Michigan State 30, Northwestern 6

    Postgame notes

    10/05/2013

    No. 16/15 Northwestern Edged by No. 4/3 Ohio State, 40-30

    Wildcats return to action at Wisconsin next Saturday

    09/14/2013

    Green, No. 17 Wildcats Tame Broncos, 38-17

    No. 17/16 Northwestern closes nonconference slate Sept. 21 vs. Maine

    2013: Redshirt freshman ... Third-down pass-rushing specialist ... 6.5 of 9.0 tackles on the year went for a loss ... Ranked second on the team with 5.5 sacks ... Made a career-high two tackles and registered a sack at Nebraska ... Notched a sack in second-straight contest vs. Minnesota ... Recorded second career sack at Wisconsin ... Had a critical QB hurry that led to an interception by Chi Chi Ariguzo against Ohio State ... Recorded a tackle and fumble recovery against Maine ... Credited with a QB hurry against Western Michigan ... Registered one of four NU sacks in season opener at Cal.

    2012: Appeared in one game (vs. Vanderbilt) before suffering a season-ending injury ... Received a medical hardship waiver and did not use a year of eligibility.

    High School: ESPN.com four-star (ESPNU 150), Under Armour All-American and SuperPrep All-America selection ... Ranked as No. 51 overall prospect by ESPN.com ... Ranked sixth-best defensive end and No. 1 player in the Midwest Region and Ohio by ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 5 linebacker, No. 9 defensive end and No. 109 overall prospect nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 99 in the Rivals.com Rivals 100 ... SuperPrep All-Midwest selection, ranked as No. 20 overall prospect in the region and No. 19 linebacker in the nation ... Ranked No. 98 overall prospect in the nation, eighth nationally among linebackers and fifth overall prospect in Ohio by 247Sports ... All-region, all-state and all-area player of the year ... Selected by USA Football to the 2012 U.S. Under-19 National Team ... Competed in the Under Armour All-American Game and International Bowl ... Recorded 90 tackles and 10.5 sacks as a junior and 50 tackles and 8.5 sacks as a senior, totaling 140 tackles and 19 sacks for Centerville ... Led Centerville to a 7-4 record in 2011 and a Greater Western Ohio Conference championship ... Also lettered in track for four years, anchoring his team to a third-place finish in the 4x200 relays at the State Championships ... Coached by Ron Ullery.

    Personal: Born Ifeadi Kachakwu Anthony Odenigbo ... Son of Linda and Thomas Odenigbo ... First member of his family born in the United States ... Middle of three children ... Attended same high school as A.J. Hawk and Mike Nugent of the NFL and ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit ... Major is undeclared.

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