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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 / 227

Position:
LB


2016:
• Made 13 appearances for the Mean Green, posting 43 tackles (26 solo), three-and-a-half of which have been 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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