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#11 Michael Ojemudia

Height 6-2
Weight 190 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Farmington Hills, Mich.
High School Harrison

Hawk Item – – Member of 2019 Leadership Group.

2019 Honors – – Second-team All-big Ten by league media and Phil Steele . . . second-team All-Big Ten by The Associated Press . . . third-team All-Big Ten by league coaches . . . Coaches Appreciation Award, defense . . . 2019 – – Started all 12 games in which he played, missing one game due to injury . . . recorded 52 tackles with 41 solo stops and 11 assists . . . also had three interceptions, nine pass break-ups and one recovered fumble . . . started at cornerback in 38-14 win over Miami as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . recorded only interception of the game and had 14 yard return, to go with one pass break-up, two solo tackles and one assisted tackle . . . started at cornerback in 30-0 win over Rutgers as defense allowed just 125 yards total offense . . . recorded one pass interception and one pass break-up vs. Rutgers . . . started at cornerback in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . recorded five solo tackles at Iowa State . . . started at cornerback in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . seven tackles vs. MTSU, including six solo stops and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . recorded three tackles at Michigan, including one solo tackle and two assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at defensive back in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . four tackles vs. PSU, including one solo stop and three assists . . . started at cornerback in 26-20 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 33 net rushing yards . . . recorded three tackles vs. Purdue, including one solo stop and two assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 20-0 win at Northwestern as defense allowed just 64 net rushing yards and 202 yards total offense . . . three tackles at Northwestern, including two solo stops and one assist, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . career-best seven solo tackles at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota due to injury . . . started at cornerback in 19-10 win over Illinois . . . matched career-best with eight solo tackles vs. Illinois, along with team-leading third interception of the season . . . started at cornerback in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . recorded four tackles at Nebraska, including three solo stops and one assist, with one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over 22 USC as defense allowed just 22 net rushing yards . . . five solo tackles, two pass break-ups and one fumble recovery vs. USC.

2018 – – Played in all 13 games with seven starts at cornerback . . . recorded 39 tackles, three interceptions for 38 yards and six pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 211 yards total offense . . . started at cornerback in 13-3 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 19 net rushing yards and 188 yards total offense . . . six tackles vs. ISU, with three solo stops and three assists, to go with one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa as defense allowed just six net rushing yards and 222 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. UNI, including three solo stops and two assists . . . first career interception vs. UNI, with 29 yard return . . . started at cornerback in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . seven tackles vs. Wisconsin, including three solo stops and four assists, with a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 48-31 wn at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . sw action in 42-16 win at Indiana, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 67 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 23-0 win over Maryland, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 39 offensive plays and 115 yards total offense . . . saw action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State, but had no statistics . . .saw action in 38-36 loss at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . started at cornerback in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . four tackles vs. Northwestern, including three solo stops and one assist, along with one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 63-0 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles at Illinois, including three solo tackles and one assist . . . recorded second interception of the season in second quarter and added career-high two pass break-ups . . . saw action in 31-28 win over Nebraska . . . recorded three tackles vs. Nebraska, including two solo stops and one assist . . . one pass interception and nine yard return in the fourth quarter for his second theft in two weeks, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State . . . matched career-high with eight tackles vs. MSU, including five solo stops and three assists.

2017 – – Recorded 29 tackles, including 20 solo stops and nine assists, and one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 24-3 win over Wyoming as defense allowed just 233 yards total offense . . . recorded career-best three solo tackles vs. Wyoming . . . saw action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . career-high four tackles at Iowa State, with one solo tackles and three assists, along with one pass break-up . . . saw action in 31-14 win over North Texas, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State, recording one solo tackle . . . started at cornerback in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . recorded career-high eight tackles at MSU, including four solo tackles and four assists . . . started at cornerback in 45-16 win over Illinois . . . recorded six solo tackles vs. Illinois . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 17-10 win over Minnesota, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 281 yards total offense . . . saw action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 24-15 loss to Purdue, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as defense allowed 67 rushing yards and just 267 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 21 net rushing yards and 102 yards total offense in second half.

2016 – – Saw action in all 13 games, recording three solo tackles, two assists and one pass break-up . . . saw first action of career in 45-21 win over Miami, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 42-3 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 291 yards total offense . . . two solo tackles and one pass break-up vs. ISU . . . saw action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 14-7 win at Rutgers, but had no statistics as defense allowed just one touchdown . . . saw action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 14-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 102 net rushing yards and 268 yards total offense . . . saw action in 49-35 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 47 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 201 yards total offense . . . saw action in 28-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 61 net rushing yards and 198 yards total offense . . . saw action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 90 net rushing yards and 217 yards total offense . . . saw action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida, but had no statistics.

2015 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Named to All-County Dream Team as a senior . . . selected to participate in Border Classic (Michigan vs. Ohio) for Team Michigan . . . Career – – Four-year letterman as linebacker and tight end . . . team captain as a senior . . . helped prep team reach state regionals as a junior and semifinals as a senior, posting two-year record of 20-5 . . . led team with 105 tackles as a senior, along with three interceptions . . . recorded 80 tackles as a junior while forcing eight fumbles . . . also lettered in track, competing in hurdle events and earning all-state honors in 110-meter hurdles.

Personal – – Born 9/12/97 . . . mechanical engineering major . . . parents are Bose and Dennis Ojemudia . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . high school coach was John Herrington.