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    Michael Odom
    Michael Odom


    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Benet Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 195



    'Cats Cap Strong Week with Camp Kenosha Scrimmage

    Defense thrives with three interceptions and three pass breakups

    Michael Odom left the football program following the 2013 season.

    2013: Did not see time.

    2012: Redshirted his true freshman season.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner for Benet Academy, compiling 461 rushing yards and 215 receiving yards on offense and 22 tackles on defense ... Also averaged 31.5 yards per kick return for his career and graded out at 94 percent on blocking assignments ... Named a Daily Herald Player to Watch and three times was his team's offensive player of the week honoree ... Recipient of team's 2011 Iron Man Award, setting all-time fitness record in the process ... Also a letterwinner in basketball ... Honor roll student and National Achievement Scholarship semifinalist.

    Personal: Born Michael Thomas Odom ... Son of David and Kimberly Odom ... Mother is a Northwestern graduate ... Youth teammates with current NU teammate Malin Jones ... Attended same high school as Northwestern basketball point guard Dave Sobolewski ... Majoring in journalism.