Mohammed Elewonibi Athlete Profile

#64 Mohammed Elewonibi

Mohammed Elewonibi
Position: Offensive Guard Height: 6-4 Weight: 305 Roster Years: 1988-1989 Hometown: Kamloops British Columbia



All-America

  • 1989 Consensus

Personal

Born in Lagos, Nigeria...full name is Mohammed Thomas David Elewonibi...mother is Canadian and father is Nigerian...did not play football in high school...a friend got him interested in football between soccer practices...lived first 11 years in Nigeria, now is a Canadian citizen...recruited by Hawai'i...one of few Nigerians to play college football...would like to follow in footsteps of Christian Okaye, who plays with the Kansas City Chiefs...plans to major in business management with a minor in Asian studies.

Before BYU

High School - Lettered in basketball, rugby, soccer and track in Victoria, British Columbia...region winner in shot put and discus.

Other College - All-conference and all-region at Snow College (Ephraim, Utah)...second team J.C. Gridwire NJCAA All-America.



1988 | Junior Year

Had shoulder surgery during spring practice...started only one game (Colorado State) during regular season but saw a lot of playing time.

1989 | Senior Year

Missed spring practice with should problems but expected to be a starter.