Mufu

Taiwo

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#57

Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 306
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waldorf, Md.
High School: McDonough

Bio

Is a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2018: Appeared in all 12 games this season at defensive line... Had one fumble recovery in the win over VMI ... tallied eight tackles and 1.5 Tackles for loss on the season. 

2017: Played in five games at defensive tackle ... Had one tackle and half a tackle for loss ... Also had one QB hurry ...

2016: Played in six games at defensive tackle ... Made three tackles and one tackle for loss ... Made two tackles at WKU.

2015: Redshirted ... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: A two-star recruit by 247 Sports and Rivals … Earned All-Conference accolades at defensive line … Named to the small-school All-State Team at offensive line … Played in the annual “Crab Bowl,” a high school All-Star Game featuring players from Washington, D.C. and Maryland … Ranked the No. 36 player in Maryland and No. 84 strong side defensive end in the country.

Personal: Son of Mufu Taiwo I and Paige Payne ... Full name is Mufutau Abdul-Kareem Taiwo II ... Two sisters, Shakia and Alexis Payne ... Majoring in computer science.

MUFU TAIWO CAREER STATS

Year Games UT AT TOTAL TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2016 6 1 2 3 1.0-1 0.0 0 0 0 0
2017 5 0 1 1 0.5-1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 12 4 4 8 1.5-3 0.0 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 23 5 7 12 3.0-5 0.0 0 0 1 1

 

 

 

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