Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action on the scout team.
2013 (FRESHMAN): Saw action on the scout team.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Garnered second team All-District 5A accolades as a senior at Nimitz High School in Houston ... named to the 2011 All-Madden Team and received an invitation to the IMG All-Madden Camp in Bradenton, Fla. ... registered 42 tackles, including 12.5 for losses, to go with 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in 2011 ... participated in the Nike SPARQ Combine at Woodforest Stadium in Houston in March of 2011 ... was one of more than 750 athletes who took part in the combine, but one of only 25 to be named to the Houston All-Nike Combine Team ... participated in the FBU Camp in Houston and nominated to the "Top Gun" Camp in Virginia ... also took part in the Houston Texans Camp ... two-year varsity letterman, playing for coaches Robert Toomer and Steven Hohenberger ... team captain and received the football team's academic award ... also ran track, competing in the 4x400 relay ... had numerous academic honors throughout his high school career and was involved with community service ... had a 3.8 GPA.
PERSONAL: Full name is Brian Ekene Madunezim ... parents are Celestine and Pauline Madunezim ... has three brothers and one sister ... nickname is "Mad Dog" ... born in Houston, Texas ... computer science major.