ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
97 - Chuks Obi
Chuks Obi
Height: 6-4
Weight: 265
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tracy, Calif.
High School: West
Position: DT
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy
House Affiliation: Quincy

At Harvard
2010: Named second team All-Ivy League ... Named as the Joseph E. Wolf Award winner as the top interior lineman by his teammates ... Ranked fifth on Harvard with 47 tackles ... Ivy League Honor Roll on 10/18 after recording 11 tackles, 1 TFL and two forced fumbles against Lehigh ... Had 11 tackles at Princeton ... Had a sack against Dartmouth ... Had a sack against Columbia ... Had 12 tackles including a sack and a pivotal stop on 4th down in a 28-21 win over Yale.

2009: Earned All-Ivy League honors despite missing two games due to injury ... Collected 31 tackles (12 solo) with three sacks, five QB hurries and two breakups ... Had six tackles including a sack in a win at Lehigh ... Had six tackles including a sack in a win at Cornell ... Had five tackles and a sack against Lafayette ... Four tackles against Dartmouth ... Had 11 tackles against Lehigh and two forced fumbles in the opening half in being named to the Ivy League Honor Roll.

2008: Did not play.

2007: Played in all 10 games, recording 25 total tackles and one for a loss ... Also recovered a fumble ?... Major H recipient.

2006: Appeared in two games as a freshman, seeing action against Lafayette and Dartmouth ...  Earned a Minor H award.

Background
At West: Two-year letterwinner in football ...  Also lettered in track and field ...  Honorable mention all-section pick ...  Named outstanding defensive lineman of Tri-City Athletic League ...  Helped team to 2005 league championship and sectional runner-up finish ...  Led team in tackles and sacks as a senior ...  National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete ...  School's football scholar-athlete.

Personal:
Hobbies include basketball, travel and music ...  Plans a career in engineering or business.