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Faith  Ekakitie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brampton, Ontario

High School:
Lake Forest, Ill. Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 290

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
04/05/1993

10/03/2015

Iowa at Wisconsin Postgame Notes

Iowa (5-0, 1-0) defeated #18/19 Wisconsin

04/24/2013

Double Duty Doesn't Faze Parker

UI defensive coordinator Phil Parker had zero hestitation in taking on the role of secondary coach

04/17/2013

Morgan Still Loves to Teach

UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills

04/06/2013

Picking up the Tempo

Hawkeye junior defensive tackle Carl Davis

02/06/2013

Signing Day Exclusive

Ekakitie persuaded by Hawkeyes' pipeline to the NFL

12/29/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 14

The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa

2015 - - Saw action in 12 games, recording 13 tackles, , including 1.5 tackles for loss, and one fumble recovery . . . saw action in 31-14 win over Illinois State as defense allowed 35 net rushing yards and 231 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-17 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed no points and just 66 yards total offense in the second half . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas, recording career-best two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin as defense allowed no touchdowns and just 320 yards total offense . . . recovered Badger fumble at Iowa five-yard line in fourth quarter for first career fumble recovery . . . saw action in 29-20 win over Illinois, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 46 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 40-10 win at Northwestern as defense allowed just 51 net rushing yards and 198 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist vs. Northwestern, including a tackle for loss . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . .saw action in 35-27 win at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 40-35 win over Minnesota, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 40-20 win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . matched career-best with two tackles at Nebraska, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . recorded career-best four tackles vs. MSU, including three solo stops and one assist . . . saw action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford, recording one assisted tackle, which was a shared QB sack and tackle for loss.

2014 - - Saw action in six games, recording two assisted tackles, including one assisted tackle for loss . . . 31-23 win over Northern Iowa, recording one assisted tackle as a tackle for loss . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pitt, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . saw action in 24-10 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss at Maryland due to injury . . . did not see action in final seven games of the season.

2013 - - Saw action in three games, with no statistics . . . saw first action of career in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, but had no statistics.

2012 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Participated in USA vs. World All-American game and selected to US Marine All-American game . . . first team all-state as a senior by both the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Tribune . . . named first team all-Catholic League . . . Career - - Earned three varsity letters as defensive lineman . . . team captain as a senior . . . collected 62 tackles as a senior, with 12 sacks, four forced fumbles and one interception . . . recorded 58 tackles as a junior, including 15 sacks, while scoring one touchdown . . . also lettered in basketball and track.

Personal - - Born 4/05/93 . . . human physiology interest major . . . parents are Grace and Jimoh Ekakitie . . . one of two players from Canada on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Ted Stewart.

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