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Emeke Egbule
Emeke  Egbule

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Galena Park, Texas

High School:
North Shore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 245

Position:
LB


• 2018 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Third Team

2017:
Started all 12 games ... fifth on the team with 62 tackles ... fourth on the team with 6.5 tackles for a loss of 43 yards ... tallied eight stops including one for a loss of three yards vs. Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl ... had six tackles and one for a loss of five yards in win over Navy ... tallied four tackles at Tulane ... had six tackles, one tackle for loss and a fumble recovery in win vs. ECU ... tallied seven tackles and one for a loss in win at No. 17 USF ... tallied seven tackles at Tulsa ... recorded a sack for a loss of 24 yards and four tackles in win at Temple ... had a career-high eight tackles and a half tackle for loss vs. Texas Tech ... finished with four tackles and a sack for a loss of two yards at Arizona.

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: 1.0, 6x, last vs. Navy (2017)
Sacks: 1.0, 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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