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Onyi Afoaku

Onyi  Afoaku

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ind.

High School:
Bloomington North

Event:
Throws

03/20/2014

Ole Miss Opens Outdoor Track Season At Home Saturday

Rebels Have High Hopes In 2014

03/01/2014

Ole Miss Wins Two Titles At SEC Indoor Championships

Kendricks Wins Pole Vault, Men's DMR Also Gets An SEC Crown

02/28/2014

Three Rebels Advance On Day Two Of SEC Indoors

Tobin, Bulmer, Miller Will Run In Championship Finals On Saturday

02/15/2014

Another School Record Falls For Rebels Out West

Freshman Sean Tobin Runs Sub-4 Minute Mile In Seattle

02/14/2014

Kendricks Soars To More Records At Don Kirby Elite

Junior Vaulter Breaks His Own School Record With Top American Jump This Year

AT OLE MISS (2013):

OUTDOOR: Turned in one of the best freshman seasons ever by an Ole Miss thrower ... had an outstanding performance at the USA Junior Championships, placing fifth in the shot put (59-0.75) and seventh in the discus (183-5) ... both marks at USA Juniors earned him the No. 2 spot in the school record books ... participated in the discus at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... threw the shot put and discus at the SEC Championships, placing 12th in the shot (52-7.25) and 17th in the discus (155-4) ... won event titles in the discus (167-7) and shot put (56-10.75) at the Ole Miss Invitational, while also posting a season best of 166-1 in the hammer throw that ranks him fourth-best in school history ... placed top five in the shot put (54-6.5) and discus (173-1) at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... placed 12th in the discus (179-3) at the Texas Relays ... runner-up in the discus (177-8) at the MSU Conference Challenge ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

INDOOR: Competed in the shot put and weight throw at the SEC Championships, placing 16th in the shot (52-1.25) ... claimed the Don Kirby Open shot put title with a season-best 54-11.5 that ranks him third in the Ole Miss indoor record book ... posted a season best of 56-3.25 in the weight throw to finish seventh at the ASU Invitational and move into eighth place in the school record book.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track three years in high school under coach Ernest Clark at Bloomington High School North ... achieved school records in the indoor shot put at 57-4, the outdoor shot put at 62-1 and the discus record at 190-5 ... sectional champion in the discus and shot, including a sectional record of 60-7.5 in the shot ... runner-up in the shot and fourth place in the discus at the 2012 Indiana state championships ... also lettered in football where he was the team MVP in 2011 and set a school record with 11 sacks in 2010.

PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1994 ... son of Osita and Oyibo Afoaku ... chose Ole Miss over Indiana, Minnesota, Iowa and Southern Illinois.

    • A Closer Look: Safeties

      Friday, January 19, 2018 - Football

      Top Performers: Zedrick Woods (64 tackles, four break ups, four deflections) C.J. Moore (51 tackles, three interceptions) Returning in 2018: Zedrick Woods (Sr., 3L) Jaylon Jones (Jr., 2L), Cam Ordway (Sr., 3L), C.J. Moore (Sr., 3L), Armani Linton (Jr.,... read more

    • A Closer Look: Cornerbacks

      Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Football

      This is the eighth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Myles Hartsfield (29 solo tackles, 14 assisted tackles, 43... read more

    • A Closer Look: Linebackers

      Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Football

      This is the seventh of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: DeMarquis Gates (112 tackles, 2 sacks, 10 TFL) Returning... read more

    • A Closer Look: Defensive Line

      Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Football

      This is the sixth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Breeland Speaks (27 solo tackles, 40 assisted tackles, 67... read more

    • A Closer Look: Offensive Line

      Monday, January 15, 2018 - Football

      This is the fifth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Returning in 2018: Greg Little (Jr., 2L), Sean Rawlings (Sr., 3L),... read more

    • A Closer Look: Tight Ends

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      This is the fourth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Dawson Knox (10 catches, 324 yards) Returning in 2018:... read more

    • Luke Named Grand Marshal of Biloxi's Mardi Gras Parade

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will return to home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in February. Luke was named the Neptune Parade Grand Marshal and will lead the Krew of Neptune's annual Mardi Gras Parade. The parade is... read more

    • A Closer Look: Wide Receivers

      Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Football

      This is the third of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performers: A.J. Brown (75 catches, 1,252 yards, 11 touchdowns), DaMarkus... read more

    • A Closer Look: Quarterbacks

      Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Football

      This is the second of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Ta'amu (115-of-173, 1,682 yards, 11 touchdowns, four interceptions)... read more

    • A Closer Look: Running Backs

      Monday, January 8, 2018 - Football

      This is the first of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Wilkins (155 carries, 1,011 rushing yards (6.5 avg.),... read more

    • Tyree Aiming to Become Vocal Leader for Ole Miss

      Sunday, January 7, 2018 -

      Ole Miss needed a lift in the final eight minutes of Saturday's win over Mississippi State. The Rebels trailed 51-42 and were in the midst of a horrible shooting night that had them on the fast track to falling to... read more

    • Luke to be Part of Coaches Film Room During National Title Game

      Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will participate in ESPN's Coaches Film room during Monday night's national championship game between Georgia and Alabama. The Coaches Film room is part of ESPN's MegaCast for the championship game that includes 20... read more

    • Rebels Relying on Guard Play Against Mississippi State

      Friday, January 5, 2018 -

       Andy Kennedy has made his team's path to success this season abundantly clear. Ole Miss has to play with a blue-collar mentality on the defensive end and needs its guards to carry most of the scoring load. The latter was part... read more

    • NFL Rebels: Adeboyejo's Christmas Surprise

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Football

      The waiter began removing the clean plates and silverware from the three empty seats on the white cloth. There was no need for them. The only chair occupied at this four-person table at Sonny Lee's Hunan Taste restaurant in... read more

    • Ole Miss Begins SEC Play Against South Carolina

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Men's Basketball

      Ole Miss begins a new segment of its season on Sunday and arguably its most important one as South Carolina comes to The Pavilion to tip off SEC play. It was an up-and-down non-conference season for the Rebels who lost three games at... read more

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