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Charles Ofili
97  Charles Ofili

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Eisenhower

Last College:
N.M. Military Institute

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DL

Experience:
0L

2008 (JUNIOR): Played in three of the last five games, picking up one tackle against Rice.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Made his lone appearance on the year at Tulane.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Transferred to UTEP from New Mexico Military Institute ... primary run stopper for the NMMI defense in 2006 ... posted 28 tackles, four sacks, two pass break-ups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery despite being double-teamed frequently ... anchored an NMMI defense that allowed only four teams to rush for more than 100 yards ... earned second team All-Conference honors ... teammate of UTEP's Roddray Walker at NMMI ... junior college coach was Jeff Lynn ... African American Student Alliance President at NMMI ... played his prep football at Eisenhower High School in Houston ... two-year varsity letterwinner for coach Darryl Phipps ... member of the 2004 district championship team ... involved with the Student Council, History Fair, band, Theater Arts, Student Venture and Texas Teen Ambassadors.

PERSONAL: Parents are Kelvin and Troyette Anderson ... has one brother and two sisters ... full name is Charles Azuka Ofili ... nickname is "Supa man" ... born 1/4/86 (Milwaukee, Wis.) ... Psychology major.