90 Shalom Ogbonda
Shalom  Ogbonda

RS Senior

Sugar Land, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290


Masters of Health Administration


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


Football’s Coach Jamison Gets a Taste of the NFL

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FAU Student-Athletes Look to Tackle Illiteracy Through 2nd & 7 Program

Student-athletes from multiple sports read to more than 150 first and second grade students on Monday


Football and Track and Field Read to Banyan Creek Students

The literacy program is sponsored by the 2nd & 7 Foundation


Football Team Gets First 2014 Scrimmage Under Their Belts

REDBLUE 2014 Spring Game, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5


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.


FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

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Redhsirt 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)


  • 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 in London, England

Career Statistics


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)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 5 at Tulsa (9/5/15)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 UAB (11/1/14), 1 at Charlotte (9/26/15)
Sacks: 0.5 UF (11/21/15)
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)
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)
Passes Defended:

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