91 - Samson Ebukam
Samson Ebukam
Height: 6-3
Weight: 240
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: David Douglas '13
Position: DL
Experience: 1L

*** Honors Candidate ***
*** Academic Honors Candidate ***

2014: Listed as the starter at “Buck” defensive end on the preseason depth chart.

2013: Earned second team Freshman All-America honors from both College Sports Journal and Phil Steele Publications. Was named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Did not start, but played in all 15 games as a true freshman. He finished with 28 tackles and three quarterback sacks. He was credited with two passes broken up and two quarterback hurries. He also had an interception he returned 21 yards for a touchdown in EWU’s 34-10 home win over Southern Utah (10/19/13). He recorded sacks versus Sam Houston State (9/28/13), North Dakota (10/12/13) and Idaho State (11/2/13). He earned EWU’s special teams player of the week award against Portland State (11/23/13). He was one of two true freshmen among the 11 players who saw significant action along the defensive line for the Eagles.

HS: Graduated from David Douglas HS in 2013. He helped lead his North squad to a 21-14 victory in the Les Schwab all-star football game on June 22, 2013, in Hillsboro, Ore. He was selected to the All-Mount Hood Conference first team as a defensive lineman and honorable mention as a tight end. He was a two-way starter for the Scots, and also played fullback, as a senior in 2012. David Douglas finished 5-7, losing 42-6 to Sheldon in the first round of the State 6A Playoffs. He was also a starter and second team All-Mt. Hood Conference selection as a defensive lineman as a junior in 2011. Ebukam helped lead the Scots to the second round of the Oregon State 6A playoffs where they lost 28-18 to Oregon City. David Douglas finished 4-8, including a 17-14 first-round playoff win over West Linn. Also played basketball and competed in track and field at David Douglas. He placed second as a senior in both the javelin (school-record 205-6) and the shot put (personal-best 55-2 1/2) at the State 6A Track Championships. He came just six inches from the javelin title and 1 1/2 inches from the shot put championship, as David Douglas finished third as a team. Ebukam was third at state in the javelin as a sophomore. He set the school record with a throw of 184-10. He also ran on the school’s 4x100 meter relay team.

Personal: Major undeclared but considering physical education or exercise science. Born 5/9/95 in Nigeria. Full name is Nnamaka Samson Ebukam. His parents are Tobias and Stella Ebukam. Last name is pronounced “ay-boo-com.”



















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