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Emeke Egbule
Emeke  Egbule

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Galena Park, Texas

High School:
North Shore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245

Position:
LB


2017: Has started all 10 games this season ... tallied four tackles at Tulane (Nov. 18) ... had six tackles, one tackle for loss and a fumble recovery in win vs. ECU (Nov. 4) ... tallied seven tackles and one for a loss of yardage in win at No. 17 USF (Oct. 28) ... had three tackles vs. Memphis (Oct. 19) ... tallied seven tackles at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... had two tackles in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... tallied a sack for a loss of 24 yards and four tackles in win at Temple (Sept. 30) ... had a career-high eight tackles and a 0.5 tackle for loss vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 23) ... tallied three tackles in win over Rice (Sept. 16) ... started opener at Arizona (Sept. 9) at OLB ... finished with four tackles and a sack for a loss of two yards.

2016:
Appeared in all 13 games for Houston, while making five starts with his first start in a road win at Cincinnati ... had four tackles and a quarterback hurry in a home win over UCF ... had three tackles and a pass breakup in a road loss at SMU ... tallied four tackles and a fumble recovery for a game-winning 24-yard touchdown in a win over Tulsa ... had three tackles and two quarterback hurries vs. UConn.

2015: Appeared in all 14 games primarily on special teams ... only true freshman to appear in all 14 games, was one of just three true freshmen to see action ... sixth on the team with six special teams tackles, all coming on kickoff coverage ... notched first career sack in win over Texas State ... recorded his first career tackle in his collegiate debut against Tennessee Tech.

High School: Named to the 2013 distric 21-5A all-district first team as a tight end ... two-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... also a member of the North Shore High School basketball program.

Personal: Majoring in Supply Chain & Logistics Technology.

Emeke Egbule's Career Bests
Tackles: 8, Texas Tech (2017)
Tackles for Loss: 1, 5x, last vs. ECU (2017)
Sacks: 1, 3x, last at Temple (2017)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, twice, last vs. ECU (2017)
QBH: 2, UConn (2016)
PBU: 1, at SMU (2016)
Kickoff Returns:
1, at Cincinnati (2016)
Kickoff Return Yards: 3, at Cincinnati (2016)
Long Kickoff Return: 3, at Cincinnati (2016)

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