41 - Chisom Onyeuku
Chisom Onyeuku
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Fayette County
Position: DE

Furman: (chis-um, O-nah-U-koo)...slated for reserve duty at middle linebacker...could figure into special teams plans. 2008 -- Appeared in one game, making a tackle in season opening, 62-14 win over Mars Hill. 2007 -- Did not see any action...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School: 2007 graduate of Fayette County (4A) High School...football coach was Tommy Webb...two-year starter...played tight end, defensive end, and offensive line during his prep career...served as team captain and racked up 52 tackles, eight tackles for-loss, two forced fumbles, and a sack his senior year...named first team all-county....recipient of Richard Penland Award.

Personal: Full name is Chisom Jeremiah Onyeuku...son of Alfred and Felicia Onyeuku...born September 1, 1989, in Omaha, Nebraska...has three siblings: Nasar, Anma, and Udobi...brother, Nasar, plays on Furman's soccer team...carries a 3.21 grade point average...biology major.