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Olaitan Oguntodu

Position Safety
Height 6'0"
Weight 218 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Mesquite, Texas
High School John Horn HS

Career Honors: 2010: Academic All-Big 12 First Team. 2009: Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2010 (Sr.): Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors… Started at strong safety in seven games on the season, including each of the first six contests… Also saw time at linebacker… Finished fifth on the team with 56 tackles… Broke up two passes on the year, with deflections at Baylor and at Nebraska… Made a career-high 10 tackles at Baylor… Had nine tackles at Nebraska… Also had seven tackles against Georgia Tech… Made at least five tackles in eight games, including each of the first six contests.

2009 (Jr.): Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors… Played in 10 games on the season… Recorded four tackles as a backup and special teams player… Registered a tackle in each of the first three games… Had one stop at Kansas State later in the year.

2008 (So.): Saw limited time as a safety after playing at linebacker earlier in his career… Had two tackles in two games.

2007 (RS): Redshirted the season.

2006 (Fr.): Saw action in nine games in his true freshman season… Recorded a solo tackle against Louisiana-Monroe for his only stat.

High School: Earned all-district and all-area honors for the Jaguars… Listed among the top 70 recruits in the state of Texas by Rivals.com… Was No. 32 on the Dallas Morning News[apos] list of top 100 area recruits… Collected 86 total tackles as a junior including 55 solo stops… Also forced five fumbles in 2004… Coached in football by Don Payne… Earned varsity letters in football and track… An academic all-district selection in the classroom.

Personal: Born in Nigeria… Son of Aduke and Ola Oye Oguntodu… Has three brothers and three sisters… Has one daughter… Graduated with a degree in marketing in the summer of 2009 and a finance degree in December, 2009… Is working on a master[apos]s degree in business administration… Likes to spend time with family.

Defense G UT AT Total
2006 9 1 0 1
2007 0 0 0 0
2008 2 1 1 2
2009 9 2 2 4