Chidi

Okeke

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#68

Offensive Line
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 312lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Anambra, Nigeria
High School: Faith Baptist Christian Academy
Major: Undeclared
Experience: Redshirt

Bio

CAREER
Nigerian native that signed with LSU in February of 2015 as a raw offensive line prospect with tremendous potential ... Didn’t play football until her arrived in the United States in 2013 … First Nigerian-born player in LSU football history … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015 … Played in 11 games during his LSU career, all in a backup role on the offensive line or on special teams.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in all 11 games for the Tigers, seeing most of his action on special teams … Played a total of 28 offensive snaps with two knockdowns … Saw career-high nine snaps in win over Jacksonville State … Played seven offensive snaps in wins over Missouri and Southern Miss and tallied five plays vs. Arkansas … Both knockdowns came vs. Jacksonville State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated as a five-star prospect by 247 Sports while ESPN and Scout give him four stars ... Ranked as high as the No. 2 offensive tackle nationally and the No. 22 overall prospect regardless of position by 247 Sports ... Participated in the US Army All-American Game ... Coached by Larry Wiley.

PERSONAL
Played at Champagnat Catholic in Palm Bay, Fla., before transferring to Faith Baptist in Georgia as a senior ... Born December 26, 1996 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

 

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Chidi Valentine-Okeke - 2015 Football Signee Highlights