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93 Ugonna Akoh

 

2015: CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team selection…first team CoSIDA Academic All-District IV…second team All-Big South…Big South All-Academic team…finished fourth on the team in tackles with 48…ranked fifth in the Big South among defensive lineman in tackles…led the team with 5.5 tackles for loss, tied for second in sacks (3.0)…recorded the only defensive touchdown of the season against Western Carolina with a 73-yard fumble return for a TD…tallied a career-high 10 tackles at Charlotte…totaled a season-high 1.5 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss in the final game against Kennesaw State…recorded at least 0.5 tackle for loss in each of the last six games…finished his career with 11.0 sacks and 27.5 tackles for loss, second in PC history in both categories

 

2014: Big South All-Academic Team … Big South Conference Player of the Week on October 20 … Named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 4 Football Team ... Played in all 11 games, starting eight, recording 27 total tackles and 4.5 sacks … Tied for seventh in the Big South in sacks (4.5) … Posted six tackles for a loss for 31 yards, third-most on the team … Had five tackles against both Northern Illinois (1.5 for a loss) and Furman as well as six tackles against Charleston Southern… Forced a fumble and recorded a season-high two sacks against Charleston Southern … His two quarterback hurries tied for second-most on the team.

2013: Played in 10 games, starting in the final game of the season against Gardner-Webb, leading the team in tackles that game with eight ... Led the tam with 14.0 TFL and sacks with 3.5 ... Had six against Wofford and Coastal Carolina ...  7th on the team in total tackles (39) and solo tackles, but led the team in sacks (3.5) and tackles for a loss (14.0) … Top 40 in the league in tackles per game (3.9) … 8th in the conference in sacks (0.35), 2nd in tackles for loss with 1.40 … Had a career game against Gardner-Webb with a team-leading eight tackles, 1.5 sacks, 5.0 tackles for a loss, and one forced fumble,. to earn Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors ... His 5.0 TFL tied the Big South single game record as well ... picked up his first career fumble against Wake Forest ... His 1.4 tackles for a loss per game ranked 19th in the nation ...

2012: Picked up a red-shirt for the 2012-13 season

High School: Akoh was a defensive back for North Oconee High School and led his team to the Region 8-AA Championship with an 11-1 record his senior season ... He was also a standout track athlete whose team won the regional title his freshman and junior years ... A three-year letterman and starter, Akoh was named All-Region as a junior and senior, and was an All-Area selection this past year ... He had over 200 tackles his last two years, including 121 as a senior ... He also recorded three interceptions, three forced fumbles and scored four defensive touchdowns.

Personal: Ugonna Kevin Akoh was born in Athens, Ga., to Celine and Casimir Akoh Sept. 11, 1993 ... Majoring in chemistry.

 

Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 230
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Athens, Ga.
High School: North Oconee