Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Made the switch to linebacker at the start of preseason camp and was a consistent performer on special teams.
Saw action on special teams in all 12 games... Matched his career-high with a pair of special teams tackles at Baylor and also forced his first career fumble... Recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage vs. Houston.
Saw his first season of action come to a premature close when he suffered a season-ending wrist injury against Northwestern... Credited with a pair of assists on special teams against North Texas... Saw action on special teams against Texas in the opener at Reliant Stadium.
Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School
Team captain for Coach Daryl Brady at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario ... Led the Knights to a pair of ROPSSAA (Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association) titles and a 35-2 record over that time... Had 46 tackles this past year, including 13 in one game... Also played basketball and ran track.
Full Name: Tolulope Akinwumi... Born: Dec. 10, 1990 in Ibadan, Nigeria... Parents: Emmanuel and Mercy Akinwumi, Brampton, Ontario... (two brothers, one sister). Rice major: Civil & Environmental Engineering and Managerial Studies.
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