|Hometown:||West Covina, CA|
|High School:||South Hills|
2010 - Saw action in 11 games, primarily on special teams ... Made five tackles on the season.
2009 - Did not see game action.
2008 - Saw action at fullback in the Washington St. and Washington games.
2007 - Competed on the scout team and saw limited action on special teams in the final four games of the year.
2006 - Did not see action in his first year in the program.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four seasons at South Hills HS in West Covina, CA ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Rated No. 40 prospect in California by rivals.com ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... Led his school to the CIF-Southern Section Division VII championship ... Cal-Hi Sports second-team All-State selection ... Played in CaliFlorida Bowl ... Selected to play in Shrine All-Star Game ... Named to L.A. Times All-Star team ... First-team All-CIF SS as a defensive end ... 2005 CIF-SS Division VII Defensive Player of the Year ... CIF Division VII first-team selection ... Most Valuable Player of the San Antonio League ... First-team All-San Gabriel Valley pick by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune ... Made 70 tackles as a senior in 2005, including 17.0 sacks and two fumble recoveries ... As a junior, he was first-team CIF-SS Division VII ... Selected second-team All-State Underclass by Cal-Hi Sports ... Made 72 tackles, including 17 sacks and one interception for a team which won the league championship and advanced to the CIF-Division VII finals ... Credited with 63 tackles as a sophomore, while earning CIF-SS Division VII first-team honors ... Team won the league championship and the CIF-SS Division VII championship ... He was a member of the CIF-SS Division VII championship team as a freshman in 2002 ... Also lettered in basketball (two years) and track (four years).
PERSONAL - Full Name: Emmanuel Tobi Umodu ... Born: May 1, 1988 in Los Angeles,CA ... Parents: Azuka and Vicky Umodu ... Has three brothers --- Kebin, Ify, Oly ---- and two sisters, Diseph and Iboh ... Famous athlete he patterns his style of play after is the NFL's Ray Lewis ... Favorite school subject is Language ... Wrote some blogs for the New York Times during the 2009 season ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2006 ... English major.