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    97  David Akinniyi
    David Akinniyi

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Carrollton, Texas

    High School:
    Rocklin

    Last College:
    Northeastern

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 262

    Position:
    DE


    In 2010: Enrolled at NC State in January and went through winter workouts with the team ... Has one year of eligibility remaining.

    At Northeastern: Three-year starter at defensive end and linebacker for Coach Rocky Hager at Northeastern University, which announced in November that it was discontinuing its football program ... Recorded 40 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and four sacks in 2009, including two tackles for loss against Boston College ... Named to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team in 2007 and 2008 ... Played 34 games at Northeastern, recording 141 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 12 sacks.

    Prep: Lettered in football, basketball and track at Rocklin High School... Earned all-conference honors as a senior... Hails from an athletic family, his sister Dorcas is a heptathlete at Wisconsin, sister Deborah ran track at Stanford (2005-08) and brother Akin was a linebacker at Arizona (2002-06) ... Majoring in business with a finance concentration ... Born 6/3/88.

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