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Faith Ekakitie

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Brampton, Ontario

High School:
Lake Forest, Ill. Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 287

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
04/05/1993

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

08/28/2012

Coach Ferentz Press Conference Transcript

Head coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media today inside the Hayden Fry Football Complex

12/29/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 14

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

2013 - - Saw action in three games, with no statistics . . . did not see action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in 28-14 win over Missouri State . . . did not see action in 27-21 win at Iowa State . . . 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 . . . did not see action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . did not see action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . did not see action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 24-21 win over Michigan . . . did not see action in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU.

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 4/5/93 . . . human physiology interest major . . . parents are Grace and Jimoh Ekakitie . . . high school coach was Ted Stewart.

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