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E.J. Ejiya
E.J.  Ejiya
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Blaine, MN

High School:
Spring Lake Park HS

Last College:
North Dakota State College of Sciences

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 223

Position:
LB


12/05/2017

Fine Named First-Team All-Conference

Wilson, Guyton, Moore Named Second Team, Eight Others Honorable Mentions

12/02/2017

North Texas Falls In Title Game, 41-17

FAU Again Overwhelms Mean Green In First Half

11/30/2017

Back To Boca

North Texas Seeks Redemption In C-USA Championship Game Saturday

11/29/2017

VIDEO: Littrell, Ejiya, Smith Preview C-USA Championship Game

Mean Green Continue Title Game Preparation Wednesday

11/25/2017

Nic Smith, Defense Lead North Texas To 30-14 Win

Freshman Running Back Goes For 178 Yards In Regular-Season Finale

12/02/2017

North Texas vs. FAU (USATSI)

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the C-USA Championship football game against FAU.

2017:
• Leads the team in total tackles with 100 (47 solo), with 10.0 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a team-high 7.0 sacks in 13 games, all starts
• Had seven stops and 1.5 sacks in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Made a career-high-tying 12 tackles and recorded a sack at Rice in the win on 11/25
• Had eight tackles on 11/18 in the win vs. Army West Point
• Made six tackles in the win at La Tech on 11/4
• Had 10 tackles, one for loss, and a quarterback hurry on 10/28 in a win vs. Old Dominion
• Posted a team and career-high 12 tackles at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Made eight stops, one for loss, in the win on 10/14 vs. UTSA
• Tied for the team lead in tackles with 10 (six solo), 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack in the win at Southern Miss on 9/30
• Led the team in tackles with nine in the win vs. UAB on 9/23
• Made seven stops, had 1.5 tackles for loss with a sack, a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries at Iowa on 9/16
• Posted a team-high seven tackles (2.0 TFL) and the first two sacks of his career at SMU on 9/9

• Made his season debut on 9/2 vs. Lamar with four tackles (one solo)

2016:

• Made 13 appearances for the Mean Green, posting 43 tackles (26 solo), three-and-a-half for a loss
• Recorded three tackles (two solo) vs. Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on 12/27
• Had one stop on 11/26 at UTEP
• Posted one tackle vs. Southern Miss on 11/19 in a win
• Recorded a career-high nine tackles (four solo) to lead the team on 11/12 at WKU
• Had a tackle vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Made three stops on 10/29 at UTSA
• Notched a then career-high six tackles (five solo) in the win at Army on 10/22
• Posted three tackles, one of which was for a loss in the win vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Had two tackles on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Made three stops, one of which was for a loss, on 9/24 in a double OT win at Rice
• Posted five tackles (four solo) at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Recorded three tackles on 9/10 vs. Bethune-Cookman in the win
• Made North Texas debut in the season-opener vs. SMU on 9/3 with three tackles, one of which was for a loss

Junior College:

• NJCAA All-America honorable mention
• Totaled a team-high 62 tackles and four sacks
• Helped lead North Dakota SCS to an 8-3 record, a division championship and an appearance in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference state championships
• Sat out the 2014 season due to injury
• Was second team all-state selection and first team all-Metro selection at Spring Lake Park High School in Minneapolis
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