90 Shalom Ogbonda
Shalom  Ogbonda

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Kempner

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
12/24/1994

Graduate:
Masters of Health Administration

Undergraduate:
Psychology


09/25/2016

Football Outlasted by Ball State 31-27

Game featured 129 minutes of weather delays

08/13/2016

Football Concludes Saturday's Practice with a Scrimmage

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07/13/2016

FAU Football’s Shalom Ogbonda Named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

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07/06/2016

The Defensive Line

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12/18/2015

FAU’s Student Athletes Post the Program’s Highest G.P.A.

Every women’s team (11) averaged a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher

04/10/2015

2015 FAU SAAC Field Day

The FAU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its second annual field day at A.D. Henderson University School on April 10, 2015.

03/19/2014

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

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At FAU
Redshirt Senior (2016)

  • Member of the Danny Wuerffel Watch List
  • Recorded two tackles, both sacks versus Kansas State
  • Broke out with a career game versus Ball State tallying nine tackles, including one sac for a loss of eight yards

Redshirt Junior (2015)

  • Recorded five tackle assists at Tulsa
  • Recorded three tackles, all assists versus Miami, his first start of the season
  • Drew the start versus Buffalo...recorded three tackle assists in the game
  • Drew his second start of 2015 at Charlotte where he recorded three tackles (2-1=3), including one for a loss of three yards
  • Started his second-consecutive game and recorded a tackle assist versus Rice
  • Tallied four tackles (1-3) Marshall
  • Saw action on both special teams an in a defensive line rotation at UTEP
  • Recorded a tackle assist versus Middle Tennessee
  • Recorded a tackle assist at UF, it was for a sack for a loss of one yard
  • Saw action in the ODU victory on defense


Redshirt Sophomore (2014)

  • Part of a steady rotation among the defensive tackles
  • Tallied three tackles in the season opener at No. 22 Nebraska
  • Recorded two tackles, including a solo at No. 2 Alabama
  • Tallied three tackle assists and a pass breakup in the season home opening victory over Tulsa
  • At Wyoming he recorded a solo tackle
  • Added two tackle assists in the UTSA victory
  • Recorded a solo tackle versus FIU
  • Saw action in the WKU win
  • Recorded tackle assists at Marshall
  • Credited with four tackles, including one for a loss in the UAB contest
  • Had one tackle, a solo, at North Texas
  • Tallied two tackles in the ODU game, FAU's last game of the 2014 season
  • Ended his sophomore campaign with 21 tackles

Redshirt Freshman (2013)

  • Saw action in every game
  • Had a total of 11 tackles on the season, eight solo
  • Had a career and season-high three tackles against Marshall and NMSU and recorded two tackles at Rice and in the season opener at Miami

True Freshman (2012)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played for Darrin Andrus at Kempner High School where he recorded 41 tackles, including nine for a loss, and three sacks as a junior...also credited with 24 quarterback pressures, six knockdowns and one pass attempt breakup
  • Following his senior campaign, honored on the all-Houston team, the all-district team and named a top-100 Athlete in Houston
  • Two-sport athlete (football and soccer, a team that captured the district championship his freshman and sophomore seasons)

Personal

  • Graduated in the summer of 2015 with a bachelor's in psychology and is currently pursuing a master's degree in health administration
  • Son of Esther and Stanley Ogbonda
  • Born Dec. 24, 1994 in London, England

Career Statistics

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Game-by-Game Tackles
2013: Miami (1-1=2); Rice (2-0=2); Marshall (3-0=3); New Mexico State (2-1=3); FIU (0-1=1)
2014: Nebraska (2-1=3); Alabama (1-1=2); Tulsa (0-3=3); Wyoming (1-0=1); UTSA (0-2=2); FIU (1-0=1); Marshall (0-2=2); North Texas (1-0=1); Old Dominion (1-1=2)
2015: at Tulsa (0-5); Miami (0-3=3); Buffalo (0-3=3); Charlotte (2-1=3); Rice (0-1=1); MT (0-1=1); UF (0-1=1, 0.5 TFL)
2016: K-State (2-0=2, 1 TFL); Ball State (3-6=9, 1 sack)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 9 Ball State (9/24/16)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 UAB (11/1/14), 1 at Charlotte (9/26/15), K-State (9/17/16)
Sacks: 1 Ball State (9/24/16)
Interceptions: N/A
Passes Defended: 1 Tulsa (9/13/14)

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 4 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 UAB (11/1/14)
Sacks:
Interceptions:
Passes Defended: 1 Tulsa (9/13/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 5 at Tulsa (9/5/15)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 at Charlotte (9/26/15)
Sacks: 0.5 UF (11/21/15)
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

2016 Season Game Highs
Tackles:
9 Ball State (9/24/16)
Tackles for a Loss:
1 at K-State (9/17/16)
Sacks:
1 Ball State (9/24/16)
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

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