Oklahoma State held its 2013 Spring Finale Saturday, April 20 inside Boone Pickens Stadium.
2013 Second Team Academic All-Big 12 2014 Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year (Coaches) 2014 First-Team All-Big 12 (Coaches) 2014 First-Team All-Big 12 (Associated Press) 2014 Defensive Team MVP
Career Highs: Tackles - 10 at Kansas, 2014 Sacks - 2, four times, last vs. Texas, 2014 TFL - 5.5 at Kansas, 2014
One of the rising stars on the Oklahoma State roster who earned the first All-Big 12 selection of his career in 2014.
2014 (Sophomore): Became the first OSU player to be recognized as Big 12 defensive lineman of the year when the coaches from around the league tabbed him with that honor ... First-team all-Big 12 honoree by the Associated Press and the coaches ... Chosen as the team’s 2014 defensive most valuable player by the OSU coaches ... Finished the season third in the Big 12 and 24th nationally in tackles for loss per game (1.3) and second in the Big 12 and 15th nationally in sacks per game (0.85) ... Recorded 5.5 tackles for loss in the Cowboys’ win at Kansas, which set an OSU single-game record and was the most tackles for any player in the country in a single game in 2014 ... Enjoyed a breakthrough performance on a national stage to open 2014 when he had six tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss and two pass-breakups against top-ranked Florida State ... Produced a stretch in which he recorded at least one sack in six consecutive games.
2013 (Freshman): Played in every game as a freshman ... Finished the regular season with 20 total tackles and 15 solo stops ... Finished tied for the team lead with 4.0 sacks ... Ranked seventh on the team in tackles for loss with 5.5 and fourth on the team in yards lost on those tackles with 29 ... Also logged four quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery ... Credited with at least one tackle in 12 games ... Had a season-high three stops against Mississippi State and Iowa State ... All four of his sacks were unassisted with one each vs. Mississippi State, Texas Tech, Texas and Baylor.
High School: Was a finalist for the greater Houston defensive player of the year … District defensive MVP … Houston metro first teamer … Had 57 tackles as a senior, including 47 solo stops, with six sacks, two forced fumbles and a recovered fumble ... Received recruiting attention from Arizona and Texas Tech, among others … Attended the same high school as OSU All-American and Pro Bowl offensive lineman Russell Okung of the Seattle Seahawks.
Personal: Born Nov. 6, 1993, in Lagos, Nigeria … Son of Richard and Regina Ogbah … Moved with his family to Texas at age nine ... Began playing football in seventh grade and was attracted to Oklahoma State because of the success of former Cowboy All-American Russell Okung, who was also of Nigerian descent and came from the same high school (George Bush HS in Houston) as Ogbah ... Business major.