Shalom Ogbonda
Shalom Ogbonda

RS Junior

Sugar Land, TX

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290




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


2nd & 7 Literacy Program Returned to Pine Jog Elementary

Football Players Read to Students


FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

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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 Western Kentucky win...recorded tackle assists at Marshall...credited with four tackles, including one for a loss in the UAB contest...credited with one tackle, a solo, at UNT...tallied two tackles in the ODU game, FAU's last game of the 2014 season...ended his sophomore campaign with 21 tackles.

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.

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 break-up...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: Majoring in psychology...son of Esther and Stanley Ogbonda ...born in London, England.

Career Statistics


Game-by-Game Tackles
Game-by-Game Tackles 2013 Season: Miami (1-1=2); Rice (2-0=2); Marshall (3-0=3); New Mexico State (2-1=3); FIU (0-1=1)
2014 Season: 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)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 4 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 UAB (11/1/14)
Sacks: N/A
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)