98 Michael Amaefula  
Michael Amaefula

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Bowie HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 249

Position:
DL

Experience:
3 Letters

Major:
Physiology


11/23/2013

Gophers Fall to Badgers 20-7

David Cobb runs for 68 yards in 20-7 loss.

08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

12/07/2012

Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

09/22/2012

Minnesota-Syracuse Notes

Minnesota-Syracuse Notes

11/23/2013

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

09/22/2012

Gophers vs. Syracuse: Sept. 22, 2012

Photos from the Minnesota vs. Syracuse football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 22, 2012

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2013
2012
2011

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started 13 games at defensive end • made 19 tackles, including one tackle-for-loss • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made one tackle against UNLV • recorded three tackles at New Mexico State • tallied four tackles against Western Illinois • started against San Jose State but did not record any statistics • made one tackle against Iowa • started at Michigan, at Northwestern and against Nebraska • made four solo tackles at Indiana • tallied three tackles against Penn State • started against Wisconsin and Michigan State • notched three tackles against Syracuse.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started 13 games at defensive end • recorded 19 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and 2.5 sacks • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Recorded two tackles at UNLV • recorded .5 sack and recovered one fumble against New Hampshire • made two solo tackles and had one sack against Western Michigan • had a sack and recovered a fumble against Syracuse • recorded one assisted tackle at Iowa • had two solo tackles, one for a loss, vs. Northwestern • recorded two tackles at Wisconsin • assisted on three tackles vs. Purdue • did not record any statistics vs. Michigan • made three tackles, including one for a loss, at Illinois • did not record any statistics at Nebraska • made two tackles vs. Michigan State • did not record any statistics against Texas Tech.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in all 12 games and started four at defensive end • recorded 17 tackles (five solo) • tallied 1.5 sacks • recovered two fumbles • earned team's outstanding defensive freshman of the year honor. Game-by-Game: Recorded three tackles in first career collegiate game at USC • appeared in home opener versus New Mexico State • recorded his first career start and recorded two tackles, including a sack in 29-23 victory against Miami (Ohio) • tallied two tackles vs. North Dakota State • had one solo tackle at Michigan • started at Purdue • notched four tackles vs. Nebraska • recorded two tackles in 22-21 victory against Iowa • assisted on two tackles and 0.5 sacks at Michigan State • appeared vs. Wisconsin • assisted on one tackle and recovered a fumble at Northwestern • recovered a fumble in 27-7 victory against Illinois.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Bowie High School • helped lead team to a 7-4 record and a spot in the first round of the state playoffs • earned first-team All-District 4-5A honors as a defensive end • named to the All-Metroplex squad • named to the first-team defense on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team • tallied nine sacks as a senior for Bowie • recorded 6.5 sacks during his junior season • coached by Tim Lins.

PERSONAL: Born November 1, 1992 • son of Hanna Amaefula.