TWO-YEAR LETTERMAN - Has played at both outside linebacker and secondary and will likely be at defensive back for his senior season...energetic and physical player...delivered the biggest hit in the final spring scrimmage which forced the offense to settle for a field goal...projected to be in the two-deep picture...older brother of Keydet redshirt freshman running back Chima Kpaduwa.
2017 – Played over 300 total snaps and appeared in all 11 games...started the first four games of the year at safety before moving into a reserve role the remainder of the season…racked up 10 solo tackles and 10 assists for 20 total tackles including a tackle-for-loss...credited with four tackle games against Catawba, Robert Morris, and Chattanooga...broke up two passes against Catawba.
2016 – Played in all but one (Morehead State) of the 11 games seeing action mostly at outside linebacker and special teams...was on the field for 338 snaps and lettered for the first time...played a season-high 85 snaps against Mercer…where he registered a career-high eight stops including six solos...finished the year with 19 solo tackles and six assists...broke up two passes against ETSU and logged one pass breakup against Mercer.
2015 - Played in all 11 games mostly on special teams and finished with nine tackles (3 solos and 6 assists)…had three tackles in the opener against Ball State and two tackles against Morehead State.
HIGH SCHOOL – A graduate of Woodgrove High School in Northern Virginia...two-time Second Team All-State honoree who also earned a pair of First Team All-District and All-Region honors...three-year letterwinner and 2014 team...defensive MVP...2014 team captain...career stats include 268 tackles (10 for loss), seven forced fumbles, five sacks, two fumble recoveries and four interceptions.
MAJOR – Civil Engineering major.