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2023 NFL DRAFT: By Actual Positions, with Ht., Wt., 40 time
YEAR (GP/GS) TKLS TFL SACK FF PD INT
2020: (6/0) 3 1.0 1.0 0 0 0
2021: (13/13) 51 14.5 11.0 6 0 0
2022: (14/14) 46 11.0 8.5 2 1 0
Total: (33/27) 100 26.5 20.5 8 1 0
HISTORY -- From College Profile
• 2022 Lott IMPACT Trophy Finalist
• 2022 Ted Hendricks Award Finalist
• 2022 Second Team All-American (Walter Camp, FWAA, AFCA, CBS Sports)
• 2022 Third Team All-American (Associated Press)
• 2022 Chuck Bednarik Award Semifinalist
• 2022 Rotary Lombardi Award Semifinalist
• 2022 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (Coaches, AP)
• 2022 Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year (Coaches)
• 2022 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
• 2022 Lombardi Award watch list
• 2021-22 First Team All-Big 12 (Coaches, Associated Press)
• 2022 Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week (Texas Tech)
• 2021 Third Team All-American (Phil Steele)
• 2021 Big 12 co-Defensive Lineman of the Year (Coaches)
• 2021 Honorable Mention Big 12 Def. Player of the Year (Coaches)
• 2021 Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week (TCU)
• 2021 Bednarik Award Player of the Week (TCU)
• 2021 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Player of the Week (TCU)
• 2021 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (TCU)
• 2021 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Southern Illinois)
• 2021 Ted Hendricks Award watch list
Saw time in 32 games with 27 starts... Finished his career tied for sixth in school history in career sacks (20.5), while he tied for fourth in career forced fumbles (8)... The second player in school history to tally three games with 3.0 or more sacks (Nyle Wiren)... Left college football ranking fourth nationally and tops in the Big 12 among active players in forced fumbles per game (0.25), while he was sixth nationally and tops in the Big 12 in sacks per game (0.64).
Started all 14 games, coming away with 46 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pass breakup... Earned Second Team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Foundation, American Football Writers Association, American Football Coaches Association and CBS Sports, while he was a third-team performer by the Associated Press... Named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by both the league’s coaches and Associated Press, while he was also named the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year by the coaches... Also picked up All-Big 12 First Team honors from both outlets... A finalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award, and he was a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award... His 8.5 total sacks ranked second in the Big 12, while his two forced fumbles tied for third... Registered at least a half tackle for loss in nine games and at least a half sack in seven contests... Tallied 3.0 sacks against Texas Tech to tie for fourth in a game in school history... Teamed with Khalid Duke against the Red Raiders to give K-State two players with 3.0 sacks in the same game for the first time in school history... It was the first time nationally since two Oregon State players had 3.0 sacks vs. California in 2019... Had a season-high six tackles against both Texas Tech and Texas... The lone pass breakup of his career came at Oklahoma... Tallied 2.0 TFLs in the season opener against South Dakota.
One of the top defensive players in the nation who earned Third Team All-America honors from Phil Steele and was a First Team All-Big 12 performer by both the league’s coaches and Associated Press... Also earned votes for Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year from the coaches... Tied for the national lead in forced fumbles per game (0.46), while he ranked 11th nationally and second in the Big 12 in sacks per game (0.85)... Ranked second in the nation among sophomores in sacks to Alabama’s Will Anderson Jr... His 11.0 total sacks tied for fifth in school history overall and tied for second by a sophomore... His six total forced fumbles tied the school record... Finished fourth on the team with 52 tackles, including 14.5 tackles for loss to rank second on the team, as 27.9% of his total stops resulted in a loss... Tied a school record with 4.0 sacks against TCU, a mark that was originally set by Chris Johnson at Missouri in 2000... Had two sacks against TCU taken away due to fumbles that were recovered on K-State’s side of the original line of scrimmage... If he had finished with 6.0 sacks, it would have tied the FBS single-game record... Had sacks on three-straight defensive snaps against TCU, the final two plays of the first half and the first defensive play of the second half... Also posted a career-high eight tackles against the Horned Frogs, bettering his previous career high of seven set earlier in the season at Oklahoma State... Was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week, Bednarik Award Player of the Week, Bronko Nagurski Trophy Player of the Week and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week following his outing against the Horned Frogs... Tallied two forced fumbles against the Horned Frogs, a feat he also accomplished against Southern Illinois... Earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors following his game against SIU... One of only three players in the nation to have two forced fumbles in two different games during the year... Had 3.0 sacks against Southern Illinois as he was the first player in school history to have 3.0-sack games twice in one season... Tallied a safety at Texas Tech by tackling a running back in the end zone... It was the Wildcats’ first safety via a tackle in the end zone since 2005 (Steven Cline vs. Missouri)... His safety against the Red Raiders came with K-State trailing, 24-10, and gave the Wildcats life in a game in which they came back to win, 25-24, and vaulted them to their four-game winning streak.
One of nine true freshmen to see time in 2020 as he played in five games... Had three tackles and a sack on the year... Tallied a season-high two tackles at TCU, while he carded his first-career sack against Kansas.
Played at Lee’s Summit under head coach Eric Thomas... Picked up first team all-state honors a senior from the Missouri Football Coaches Association (MFCA) and the Missouri state media, while he was a second-team pick by the MFCA as a junior... Earned all-district honors his final three seasons from the MFCA... Carded 184 tackles, 55 tackles for loss and 13 sacks over his three-year career... Had 77 tackles as a junior, 20 of which went for a loss... Also totaled 20 TFLs as a sophomore... Recorded five sacks as both a junior and senior.
Felix Anudike-Uzomah was born January 24, 2002, in Kansas City, Missouri... Son of Felix and Cynthia Uzomah... Has one brother, Celestine, and two sisters, Destiny and Vanessa... Majoring in social sciences.
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