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Sam Eguavoen
Sam Eguavoen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
Lakeview Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sociology


11/29/2014

Red Raiders Fall to No. 5 Baylor, 48-46

Patrick Mahomes set a Big 12 freshman record with his 598 passing yards.

09/07/2014

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech at UTEP

11/02/2013

Post-Game Notes

No. 12 Oklahoma State at No. 15 Texas Tech

10/19/2013

Texas Tech - WVU Postgame Notes

Red Raiders Start 7-0 For Fourth Time in History

10/05/2013

Post-Game Notes

No. 20 Texas Tech at Kansas

08/03/2014

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

07/21/2014

Big 12 Media Days

Texas Tech at Big 12 Media Days

11/16/2013

Texas Tech vs. Baylor - USATSI Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Baylor - USATSI Gallery

10/26/2013

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma (USATSI)

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma (USATSI)

09/15/2012

Texas Tech vs New Mexico - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs New Mexico - AP Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery
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CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 11, vs. Baylor (2011)
Tackles For Loss: 2, at Kansas State (2014)
Sacks: 1 4x, at Iowa State (2014)*
Interceptions: 1, vs. Oklahoma (2014)
Fumbles Recovered: 1 3x, at Iowa State (2014)*
* Indicates most recent high

2014
All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... played in 10 games (10 starts) with 74 tackles (49 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups, two forced fumbles, two recovered fumbles, one interception and one quarterback hurry... second on the team in tackles... made at least seven tackles in seven games... missed two games due to injury... posted a season-high 10 tackles twice during the season against No. 22 Kansas State and against No. 5 Baylor... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in fumbles recovered/game (0.20)... 14th in total tackles/game (7.3)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: led the team in tackles during final career game with 10 tackles (seven solo) and posted 0.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... notched seven tackles (four solo) with a sack and fumble recovery at Iowa State (11/22)... recorded first career interception and made seven tackles (five solo) in final career home game at Jones AT&T Stadium against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... made six tackles (all solo) and had a sack, forced fumble and pass breakup against Kansas (10/18)... had four tackles (three solo) against West Virginia (10/11)... led the team with 10 tackles (all solo) with two tackles for loss at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... marked first time during the season (3rd career) with double-figure tackles... has started 31 career games (most among active players) with 23 consecutive starts (most among active defensive players)... tied for team lead with eight tackles (two solo) and notched a tackle for loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... second on the team with nine tackles (five solo) and posted a fumble recovery - Tech's first turnover of the season - against Arkansas (9/13)... among team leaders with seven tackles (one solo) at UTEP (9/6)... among team leaders with five tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).

2013
Played in all 13 games (13 starts) with 70 tackles (46 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss (20 yards), 1.5 sacks, three quarterback hurries, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... ranked third on the team in tackles... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 26th in total tackles (70)... 28th in solo tackles (46)... 33rd in tackles/game (5.4)... made five tackles (all solo) and was one of three Red Raiders with a sack helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... had a season-high 10 tackles (four solo) as one of five Red Raiders with double-figure tackles at Texas (11/28)... made eight tackles (six solo) with a forced fumble against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... posted five tackles (all solo) with a tackle for a loss and broke up a pass against Kansas State (11/9)... notched seven tackles (five solo) with one tackle for a loss against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... posted six tackles (all assisted) with one fumble recovery at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... recorded four tackles (three solo) at West Virginia (10/19)... made five tackles (all solo) and posted two quarterback hurries against Iowa State (10/12)... tied for the team lead with six tackles (three solo) (Will Smith) and recorded 1.5 tackles for a loss at Kansas (10/5)... had one tackle for a loss (solo) and broke up one pass against Texas State (9/21)... recorded eight tackles (six solo) - the third most on the team - against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... made season debut with five tackles (3 solo) and first career sack in season opener at SMU (8/30).

2012
Played in 13 games (9 starts) and made 52 tackles (37 solo, 15 assisted) and collected 1.5 tackles for a loss... led all underclassmen (freshmen, sophomores) on the team in tackles... posted five or more tackles in four of the last six games played... notched multiple tackles in 11-of-13 games played... posted seven tackles (two solo) against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... second on the team with eight tackles (seven solo) against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... had five tackles (three solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... tallied four tackles (all solo) with a tackle for a loss against Kansas (11/10)... had three tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... tied for the team lead with eight tackles (four solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made four tackles (all solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had two tackles (both solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... notched one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had three tackles (all solo) at Iowa State (9/29)... posted a tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... recorded two tackles (both solo) at Texas State (9/8)... tied for second on the team with four tackles (three solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2011
Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense (Rivals.com)... played in 12 games (5 starts) making 30 tackles (25 solo) with one tackle for a loss of a yard... second on the team among all freshmen in tackles (LB Blake Dees, 32)... made 11 tackles (nine solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... posted one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... collected one tackle (solo) against Iowa State (10/29)... made three tackles (two solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... assisted on one tackle at Kansas (10/1)... second on the team with eight tackles (all solo), including one tackle for a loss of a yard against Nevada (9/24)... made first career start at linebacker and made two tackles (one solo) at New Mexico (9/17)... made collegiate debut with three tackles (all solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

HIGH SCHOOL
Lakeview Centennial High School in Garland, Texas... three-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN.com ... Second-Team District 10-5A ... posted 118 total tackles as a senior with 64 solo and 55 assisted ... logged four sacks, one interception, two pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... also played basketball as a prep... High School Coach: Don Willis.

PERSONAL
Sam Ehi Eguavoen... born February 22, 1993, in Dallas, Texas... son of Esosa and Patience Eguavoen... has an older sister, LaTricia, an older brother, Andre, and a younger brother, Owen... enjoys drawing and singing... a sociology major at Texas Tech.

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