Rams prep for Saturday's scrimmage
Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
New CSU coach lands 24
2012 Signing Class Highlights; 24 players
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: A defensive end with 4.5-second speed, earned a pair of all-district honors at Mansfield Summit High School, 15 miles from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas...A three-year starter and three-year letterman, missed only two games as a varsity player...Played exclusively as a defensive end, combining for seven sacks and five forced fumbles over his final two seasons...Helped the Jaguars to consecutive appearances in the area round of the Texas 4A playoffs, as a junior and senior...Garnered first-team all-District 7/4A honors as a team captain 2011, on a 10-2 squad that won its district championship; started every contest and had 56 tackles, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble...A second-team all-district selection as a junior for a district runner-up, had 47 stops, four sacks and four forced fumbles, despite missing playing time with injury, helping MSHS go 9-3 and again advance to the area round of the postseason...Also was in the lineup for every game of his sophomore season, his first year as a varsity player...Also lettered three years in track, throwing the discus...Head football coach was Travis Pride...In addition to his 4.5 speed in the 40, also bench pressed 315 pounds and carried a 3.2 GPA.
Personal: Given name Bryan Qwame Ohene-Gyeni...Last name is pronounced oh-HENN-ee...Formal name (Ohene-Gyeni) includes the surname and maiden names of his paternal grandparents...Son of Emmanuel and Mercy Ohene-Gyeni...Has one older brother and one younger sister...Is an Eagle Scout...Married in Ghana, his father moved from hisnative country to the United States in the 1980s and worked tirelessly for two years as a cab driver and factory worker to save enough to bring his wife to America, prior to the birth of their three children...Has visited Ghana and met his large extended family...Undeclared on a major at CSU...Hometown: Arlington, Texas.