Tackles: 14, at West Virginia (2015)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5, vs. Texas (2014)
Sacks: 1.0, vs. Texas (2014)
Fumbles Forced: 1, vs. UTEP (2015)
Pass Breakups: 2, twice, last vs. TCU (2015)*
* Indicates most recent high
One of five team captains elected for the 2015 season, starting in each of Tech’s 13 games ... led the team with 126 tackles and also has a team-leading 77 solo tackles ... IN THE NCAA RANKINGS ... ranked 13th nationally in solo tackles per game (5.9) and 18th in total tackles per game (9.7) ... ranked second in the Big 12 for both categories as well ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: ... began the year with a team-high 10 tackles against Sam Houston State ... followed up performance with seven tackles against UTEP ... also forced a fumble against the Miners ... posted four tackles in road victory at Arkansas ... recorded a career-high 13 tackles in loss against TCU ... had five tackles in loss to Baylor ... was second on the team with nine tackles, including one for a loss against Iowa State ... led the Red Raiders with 10 tackles in victory over Kansas ... came close to matching career high in tackles with 12 at Oklahoma ... added seven tackles against Oklahoma State ... set a new career high with 14 tackles against West Virginia and also added a tackle for loss ... reached double digits again against Kansas State with 12 tackles ... wrapped the regular season with seven tackles in victory over Austin, Texas Tech’s first victory in Austin since 1997 ... AWARDS AND HONORS ... named honorable mention All-Big 12 by the conference coaches ... All-Big 12 second team honoree by the Associated Press.
Played in 12 games with four starts ... finished year with 69 tackles (48 solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, three pass breakups and one quarterback hurry... ranked third on the team in tackles... made six tackles (four solo) with a tackle for loss against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... collected nine tackles (five solo) at Iowa State (11/22)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... posted career-high 12 tackles (tied for team lead) with 11 coming in a solo effort along with a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss, broke up two passes and had one quarterback hurry against Texas (11/1)... previous career-high 11 tackles came against the Longhorns in Austin in 2013... had six tackles (five solo) at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... made five tackles (four solo) against Kansas (10/18)... had four tackles (all solo) against West Virginia (10/11)... made first career start (linebacker) and posted four tackles (all solo) at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... collected five tackles (three solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... made five tackles (two solo) against Arkansas (9/13)... second on the team with eight tackles (two solo) with 0.5 tackles for loss and broke up a pass at UTEP (9/6)... among team leaders with four tackles (all solo) in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
Played in 13 games with 58 tackles (38 solo) with 1.5 tackles for loss (4 yards), one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry... ranked sixth on the team in tackles... made one tackle (assisted) during the Red Raiders 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... made a career-high 11 tackles (six solo) with a quarterback hurry at Texas (11/28)... was one of five Red Raiders (Smith, Porter, Eguavoen) with double-figure tackles against the Longhorns... collected three tackles (all solo) against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... made nine tackles (four solo) at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... notched three tackles (two solo) at West Virginia (10/19)... tallied three tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass against Iowa State (10/12)... recorded four tackles (two solo) at Kansas (10/5)... notched three tackles (three solo) against Texas State (9/21)... posted six tackles (four solo) against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... led the team in tackles for the first time in his career with eight tackles (seven solo) and posted a tackle for a loss in home opener against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... made season debut making seven tackles (4 solo) in season opener at SMU (8/30)... played 13 games as a freshman making 12 tackles on the season.
Played in 13 games with 12 tackles (7 solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss... led all Red Raider true freshmen in tackles... one of just two Red Raider true freshmen to play during the season (OL Jared Kaster)... made at least one tackle in six games... played primarily on special teams... notched four tackles (all assisted) against Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium (12/28)... recorded a tackle (solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted three tackles against New Mexico (9/15)... recorded first career tackle while making one solo and one assisted tackle for a loss at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
Summit High School in Mansfield, Texas... consensus three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and ESPN.com ... helped lead his team to the second round of the state playoffs in 2011 ... named to the 2011 DFW Class 4A All-Area Team ... Second-Team Class 4A All-State selection by OldCoach.com ... First-Team Class 4A District 7 ... Class 4A District 7 Defensive Most Valuable Player... High School Coach: Travis Pride.
Micah Awe... born January 4, 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria... son of Charles and Abigail Awe... father graduated from UT Arlington while his mother is a graduate of Texas Tech... has three younger siblings, brothers Paul and Andrew, and sister, Ann... hobbies include creating things on the computer, making beats and playing videos... a petroleum engineering major at Texas Tech.