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    Emmanuel Omokaro
    28 Emmanuel Omokaro
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Danbury, Conn.

    High School:
    Danbury

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 210

    Position:
    Outside Linebacker

    Birthdate:
    06/11/1989

    Walk-on player who started in the secondary and now is a linebacker ... Will attempt to come back from season-ending knee injury in 2009.

    2009: Saw limited playing time before a knee injury ended his season ... Was named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Rutgers game (Oct. 31) ... Was named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    2008: Saw action in two games - Hofstra (Aug. 28) and West Virginia (Nov. 1).

    2007: Redshirted ... Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the West Virginia game (Nov. 24).

    High School: Named All-New England in outdoor track and All-State in indoor track ... Named FCIAC Scholar Athlete of the Month in November of 2006 ... Twice named All-Conference ... Helped Danbury to several State (Class LL) and Conference championships ... Earned a total of nine varsity letters at Danbury, two in football, three in indoor track and four in outdoor track and captained all three teams ... Served as Class President for three years.

    Personal Profile: Emmanuel Osadebamwen Omokaro ... Brother, Osazee, played basketball at UConn in 2005-06 ... High school teammate of former Husky Glen Mourning ... Born on June 11, 1989 ... A sports science-sport/leisure major.