UI defensive coordinator Phil Parker had zero hestitation in taking on the role of secondary coach
UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills
Hawkeye junior defensive tackle Carl Davis
Ekakitie persuaded by Hawkeyes' pipeline to the NFL
Head coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media today inside the Hayden Fry Football Complex
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 . . . parents are Grace and Jimoh Ekakitie . . . high school coach was Ted Stewart.