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Toby Onyechi

Class: R-Senior
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 270

Previous School: West Orange HS

Hometown: West Orange, N.J.

2013 (Jr.):
• Saw playing time in 12 games and started seven contests
• Started six of the last seven games at defensive end
• Finished the year with 25 tackles (14 solo, 11 assisted)
• Tied for fourth on the team with 6.0 tackles for a loss
• Second on the team with 3.5 sacks
• Recorded a sack in three-straight games (Coastal Carolina, Gardner-Webb and VMI)
• Led the team with four quarterback hurries
• Recorded a season-high four tackles against Coastal Carolina, Gardner-Webb and Presbyterian College
• Had four stops against Gardner-Webb, including a season-best three solo tackles
• Two solo stops against Charleston Southern, including a tackle for a loss, to help Liberty secure its sixth Big South title in the last seven years
• Helped Liberty finish the year ranked No. 5 in the country in scoring defense (17.6 points per game allowed), No. 3 red zone defense (66.7 percent), No. 9 in total defense (313.9 yards allowed per game) and No. 3 in turnover margin (1.3)

2012 (So.):
• Competed in 10 games as a reserve defensive lineman
• Recorded 17 tackles (six solo, 11 assisted), with 1.5 tackles for a loss and one sack
• Totaled career-high four tackles, with a 12-yard sack, against Norfolk State
• Averaged three tackles per contest over span of first four games
• Recovered a fumble in season finale at VMI

2011 (R-Fr.):
• Played in two games as a reserve on the defensive line
• Made four tackles (two solo, two assisted)

Prep:
• Graduated from West Orange High School
• Played both tight end and defensive line in high school

Personal:
• Son of Christian and Charity Onyechi
• Birthday is Aug. 26
• Sport management major, with the goal of becoming an athletic director