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    David Oredugba
    David Oredugba

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sherman Oaks, Calif.

    High School:
    Beverly Hills

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 195

    Position:
    CB



    Career: Played in 40 career games ... Totaled 24 career tackles and pass breakup ... Played mostly on special teams ... Graduated in June, 2008.

    2008: Backup cornerback who also played in some nickel and dime packages and special teams ... Totaled two tackles against Southern Illinois ... One tackle at Iowa, vs. Purdue and at Minnesota ... Earned a pass deflection on NU's game-winning interception return for TD at Minnesota ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Backup cornerback who also is used in some nickel packages ... Notched three tackles in win over Northeastern ... Two tackles vs. Nevada ... Four solo hits vs. Duke ... Registered two tackles at Ohio State ... Notched a pass deflection vs. Michigan ... One tackle vs. Michigan State and Minnesota ... Two hits vs. Eastern Michigan.

    2006: Played in all 12 games, mostly on special teams ... Recorded four tackles.

    2005: Appeared in three games, including the Sun Bowl vs. UCLA ... Named the team's defensive practice player of the week (vs. Purdue).

    2004: Did not see action ... Named team's defensive practice player of the week vs. Arizona State.

    High School: Earned All-Bay League honors at cornerback in 2003 -- the first year he played organized football ... Named team's Most Improved Player ... Totaled 45 tackles, eight TFL's, six quarterback hurries and two blocked field goals in 2003 ... Registered 13 tackles and a blocked field goal versus Peninsula, for one of his top performances ... Helped the Normans to a 5-3-2 record and a second-place league finish in 2003 ... Played one year at Beverly Hills after transferring from Pacific Hills High where he played basketball and ran track ... Averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds per game at Pacific Hills, which reached the CIF semifinals ... Also has lettered in volleyball ... Who's Who ... Gems Award (given to outstanding African American students in Santa Monica) ... Coached by Carter Paysinger.

    Personal: Born David Olanivi Oredugba ... Son of Olu and Cynthia Oredugba ... His brother, Kai, played one year of high school football and then at UCLA ... His father, Olu, was a track star at DePauw (Ind.) University ... Chose NU over Duke and Arizona ... Earned undergraduate degree in communication studies.

    Oredugba's Career Stats

    TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
    2005................   3     0     0     0    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    2006................  12     3     1     4    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    2007................  12    11     4    15    0.0-0       1    0    0    0
    2008................  13     4     1     5    0.0-0       0    0    0    0
    TOTAL...............  40    18     6    24    0.0-0       1    0    0    0