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Chima Uzowihe

Class: Junior
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 250

Previous School: Lamar HS

Hometown: Houston, Texas

2013 (So.):
• Big South all-conference first team
• VaSID all-state second team
• Started all 12 games
• Finished seventh on the team with 43 tackles (20 solo, 23 assisted)
• Led Liberty and ranked No. 2 in the Big South in sacks (7.0)
• Second on the team and No. 5 in the Big South in tackles for a loss (9.0)
• One of three players on Liberty's roster with a forced fumble and fumble recovery
• Recorded four of his seven sacks against Big South foes
• Third on the team in pass breakups (4)
• Recorded one of Liberty's three blocked kicks on the year
• Opened the year with six tackles, including four assisted stops, at Kent State
• Five tackles, including four assisted and a sack, against Richmond
• Five tackles, including three solo stops, against Coastal Carolina
• Tied a season high with six stops against Brevard, including a season-best five solo tackles
• Two of this three tackles against VMI were sacks

2012 (Fr.):
• Competed in eight games on the defensive line
• Made 13 tackles (seven solo, six assisted), including four tackles for a loss and two sacks
• Recorded three tackles, with first career sack, versus Norfolk State (Sept. 8)
• Totaled season-best five tackles (three for a loss), including one sack, at Presbyterian College (Oct. 13)
• Helped Liberty's defense finish the year ranked No. 19 in total defense (314.73 yards allowed per game) and No. 23 in rushing defense (126.09)
• Liberty led the league in rushing defense and held five opponents to less than 100 yards

• Graduate of Lamar High School
• Selected to the 20-5A first team all-district squad as a junior and senior
• District Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
• Led his team in sacks as a senior

• Son of Veronica Jenkins
• Birthday is on April 8
• Majoring in biology