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Chikwe Obasih
Chikwe  Obasih

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 263

Position:
DE

Experience:
1L

Honors and Awards
2014:
Academic All-Big Ten

2014 Season:
Earned first letter, playing in all 14 games with seven starts at defensive end ... finished season with 21 total tackles, including 2.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks ... contributed to Badgers unit that ranked No. 4 in total defense (294.1 yards per game) and No. 17 in scoring defense (20.8 points per game) ... made Badgers debut with a career-high six tackles, including 0.5 TFL, vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... made first career start and recorded a pass breakup vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6 ... recorded three tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... made two tackles vs. Auburn in Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 ... logged two tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and first career sack vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... notched two tackles at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... tallied two tackles vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... made one tackle vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6, vs. Minnesota on Nov. 22, vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 and vs. Maryland on Oct. 25

2013 Season: Redshirt season

High School: Four-star recruit according to Rivals ... rated three stars by ESPN and Scout ... ranked as the No. 45 defensive end by Scout, No. 46 by ESPN ... rated the No. 1 recruit in the state of Wisconsin by Rivals, No. 2 by ESPN ... selected to 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... finished three-year varsity career with 223 tackles, 49 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, nine forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries and an interception ... first-team all-state by Associated Press and WFCA ... first-team all-conference, first-team all-area according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a senior ... finished senior season with 101 tackles, 24 TFLs, 7.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries ... first-team all-conference, honorable mention all-area as a junior ... had 83 tackles, 15.5 TFLs, six sacks and two forced fumbles during junior season ... head coach was Jamie Meulemans

Personal: Full name is Chikwerendu Obasih ... father is Kemakolam Obasih ... sister, Chidera Obasih, competes in track and field at Indiana State ... father was born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States at age 17 when he received a full academic scholarship to Ohio University ... Chikwe volunteered on Boy Scouts service projects and as coach at youth football camps and with various church projects

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Game-by-Game Tackles (Solo-Assist=Total):
2014 SEASON: vs. #13 LSU (1-5=6); Bowling Green (1-2=3); South Florida (1-1=2); at Northwestern (2-0=2); Illinois (1-1=2); Maryland (0-1=1); #11 Nebraska (0-1=1); #22 Minnesota (0-1=1); vs. #6 Ohio State (0-1=1); vs. #19 Auburn (2-0=2)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 6 vs. LSU, Aug. 30, 2014
Tackles for Loss 0.5 vs. LSU, Aug. 30, 2014
Sacks --
Interceptions --
Passes Defended 1 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014

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