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Danny Nwosu
Danny Nwosu

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Dunbar

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L


09/01/2013

Postgame notes

04/20/2013

Green defeats Gold 14-6 in annual Spring Game

Grayson leads the way with 153 yards and two touchdowns

08/27/2012

Football Game Notes: Colorado State vs. Colorado, Sept. 1, 2012

In-state rivals hook up for Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown

02/01/2012

MAC SIGNS FIRST CLASS

New CSU coach lands 24

02/01/2012

2012 Signing Class Highlights

2012 Signing Class Highlights; 24 players

10/12/2013

CSU Football vs. San José State

CSU Football vs. San José State - Oct. 12, 2013

Division I career games played/started: 14/0 (14/0 in 2013).

2013 (Freshman):
In 14 games, recorded 11 tackles (6 solo) and blocked one kick as a significant member of the Rams' special teams units...also had two quaterback hurries.

  • In Colorado State's first true road game at Tulsa (Sept. 7), rushed up the middle to block a kick before recovering it on the Golden Hurricane two-yard line, setting up a Rams touchdown
  • Had two chances to record his first career sack in the Rams' regular season finale vs. Air Force (Nov. 30) but Falcons quarterback Karson Roberts was able to throw the ball away both times...also registered a career-high four tackles
  • Eight of his 11 tackles came on special teams

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.

High School: A hybrid standout in the Beltway area, played at two high schools as a three-year starter on both sides of the ball...On defense, played with his hand on and off the ground, compiling 31 sacks...Averaged 23.5 yards per reception during his prep career, with 824 yards on 35 catches and nine touchdowns...Prior to his senior season, opted to transfer to Dunbar High School, in Washington D.C., a program that would provide him more opportunities in the passing game...Starting for the Crimson Tide at both defensive end and on offense, where he flexed out as a WR and played on the line as a TE, was a first-team all-conference choice on both sides of the line for a team that won the DCIAA state championship, the Turkey Bowl...In 2011, caught 15 passes for 291 yards and five touchdowns, one of which went for 75 yards, Dunbar's longest passing play of the season...On the other side of the line, posted 17 sacks and 77 tackles, two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles...Played in the Chesapeake Bowl all-star game after his senior campaign...As a junior in his final season at DuVal in Prince George's County, averaged 28.0 yards per catch, with 10 receptions for 280 yards and two touchdowns; also registered 10 sacks and 64 tackles, and recovered two fumbles, playing mostly as an outside linebacker...In his sophomore campaign with the Tigers, posted 10 catches for 253 yards and two TDs, with four sacks and 33 tackles on defense...DuVal fell one win shy of the playoffs in each of his two varsity seasons with the Tigers...Ran track as sophomore at DuVal, participating in the 300 and 4x100 relay...Head football coaches were Willie Bennett and Ben Eaton at Dunbar and Dameon Powell at DuVal...Top speed in the 40-yard dash was 4.65...A member of the National Honor Society, owned a 3.5 GPA.

Personal: Given name Daniel Ogochukwu Nwosu...Last name is pronounced WOH-soo...Born Aug. 26, 1994, in Jersey City, N.J. ...Son of Victoria and Emeka Nwosu...Has one older brother and one younger sister...Has mammoth hands and wears size 3XL gloves...Each of his parents and his older brother were born in Nigeria before moving to the United States...Majoring in health and exercise science and interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine...Hometown: Washington, D.C.

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