Joe Ozougwu
Joe  Ozougwu
RS Sophomore

Alief, TX

High School:
Taylor HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 227



Spring Forward

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Ozougwu Earns All-Freshman Recognition

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Defensive Stops Fuel Mean Green's 45-38 Win

North Texas Stops ODU On Three-Straight Fourth Downs In Fourth Quarter


Ejiya's Discovery

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Scrimmage Notebook: Running Game Impresses During Fall's Third Scrimmage

Multiple Backs Have Strong Showings Saturday

• Appeared in 11 games, with two starts and totaled 18 tackles, 5.0 for loss, with a 2.0 sacks and forced fumble on his way to earning a spot on the C-USA All-Freshman team
• Posted one tackle in the win at Rice on 11/25
• Had three stops and a sack with a pair of quarterback hurries in the win over UTEP on 11/11
• Made a career-high seven tackles, 1.5 for loss, including a half sack and forced fumble in his first career start, a win at La Tech on 11/4
• Had three tackles, 1.5 for loss, and a half sack in the win vs. Old Dominion on 10/28
• Posted two tackles on 10/21 at Florida Atlantic
• Made his collegiate debut on 9/2 vs. Lamar and made a pair of tackles


• Redshirted first year on campus

High School:
• Finished his senior season with 78 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks
• Was an all-district 23-5A player and a team captain
• His older brother, Cheta, played at Rice and was a seventh-round draft pick of the Houston Texans

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