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Bunmi Rotimi
Player Profile:
Bunmi Rotimi 1546343
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 275
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: West Potomac

2016: Conference USA Honorable Mention ... CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree ... Started all 13 games at defensive end ... Moved to end after playing defensive tackle his first two seasons ... Earned his undergraduate degree in marketing ... Had 44 tackles and finished second on the team with seven sacks and 10.0 tackles for loss ... Tied with Craig Wilkins for the ODU career record with 13.5 sacks ... Had season high five tackles at NC State, and in the win over UMass ... Notched a career-best two sacks and forced a fumble that fellow defensive lineman, Rashaad Coward, returned for a touchdown ... Had 1.5 sacks in the win over UTEP and UTSA ... Recorded four tackles and a tackle for loss in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl win over Eastern Michigan.

 

2015: Played in all 12 games starting 11 at defensive tackle ... Was second on the defensive line with 36 tackles and second on the squad with 4.5 sacks and 7.0 tackles for loss ... Notched four tackles in the win at Eastern Michigan ... Registered a season best six tackles and a sack at Marshall ... Registered five tackles in the win over Charlotte ... Notched a sack in three-straight games starting with the contest at FIU. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

 

2014: Played in all 12 games, starting two at defensive tackle ... A former walk-on, earned a scholarship in fall camp ... Recorded 30 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks on the season … Had a season-high seven tackles in the game at UTEP … Tallied three tackles apiece in the games against Eastern Michigan, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and FAU … Recorded sacks against Middle Tennessee and FIU ... Made Dean's List in the fall of 2014.

 

2013: Redshirted.

 

High School: Helped team to the playoffs as a junior and senior ... Earned first-team All-Patriot District accolades as a junior ... Received All-Region honors in the shot put.

 

Personal: Son of Samuel and Mulako Rotimi ... Full name is Olubunmi Rotimi ... One sister, Tiffany ... Majoring in marketing.

 

BUNMI ROTIMI CAREER STATS

Year Games UT AT TOTAL TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2014 12 12 18 30 2.5-10 2.0-9 0 0 0 0
2015 12 13 23 36 7.0-39 4.5-36 0 0 0 2
2016 13 20 24 43 9.0-74 7.0-69 0 2 1 0
TOTAL 37 45 65 110 19.5-127 13.5-114 0 2 1 2

 

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