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Bryant Ibekwe


Laurel Springs, N.J.

High School:
Paul VI

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Bryant  Ibekwe

Lafayette?s leading returning tackler.

1999: Started all 11 games at strong safety and finished third on the team in total tackles with 73...was third in the Patriot League and second on the team in pass breakups with 15...recorded a career-high nine tackles vs. both Dartmouth and Colgate...had a career-high five pass deflections vs. Duquesne... forced and recovered a fumble in the Leopards? season opener at Towson...also returned two kickoffs for 27 yards. 1998: Earned his second varsity letter after seeing action in all 11 contests ...received the prestigious George McGaughey Award as the Lafayette MVP of the Bucknell game, recording seven tackles and making a crucial interception that set up a Leopard touchdown ...finished eighth on the team in total tackles...ended up fourth on the squad in pass break-ups...recorded a career-high seven tackles at both Bucknell and Fordham...also returned three kickoffs for 55 yards. 1997: Saw action in eight games as both a defensive back and a kick returner...led the freshmen Leopards with 23 total tackles...returned two kickoffs for 33 yards, and one punt for 12 yards...earned his first varsity letter.

AT PAUL VI HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year starter and two-year captain of the football team, playing safety, running back, and returning kicks...earned first-team All-Parochial, first-team All-Olympic Conference, and third-team All-South Jersey honors as a senior...also an All-Parochial performer in the hurdles for the track team.

PERSONAL: Computer Science major...son of Mr. and Mrs. Godknows Ibekwe...born 12/8/79.

DEFENSIVE STATSTacklesPassPassPassFumbles
YearG/GSUTATTotalFor LossSacksInt.Break-UpsRcv./Fcd.
19978/0185231 (-9)0 (-0)000/1
199811/32623491 (-10)1 (-10)280/0
199911/113241732 (-8)1 (-6)1150/1
Totals30/1476691454 (-27)2 (-16)3230/2