Pronounced CHEE-boo On-YOU-koo ... Athletic defensive end, who has three years of collegiate experience (2014-15 with Contra Costa College and redshirting last year with San Diego State) ... Is listed second on the depth chart at left defensive end behind Noble Hall.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2016)
Redshirted his first season with SDSU.
AT CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE (2014-15)
Played two seasons for Contra Costa College alongside his brother, Chima, helping the Comets to consecutive Pacific 7 Conference championships ... Anchored a defensive line in 2015 that allowed the fewest passing yards (157.7) in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) ... Led the team in 2015 with eight sacks and 12 tackles for loss ... Recorded 26 tackles, 22 solo ... 2015 All-California Community College Region II first team honoree ... A two-star recruit according to Scout and Rivals ... Chose SDSU over offers from Fresno State, New Mexico, San José State, UCF, Toledo, Weber State and Iowa State.
Played two seasons at Deer Valley, helping the Wolverines to an 11-2 mark his senior season after recording 61 tackles, 28 on his own, an interception and a team-best 6.0 tackles for loss ... 2013 All-Bay Valley Athletic League first team and All-East Bay second team honoree ... Also played basketball at Deer Valley.
Chibueze Onyeukwu was born April 11, 1997, in Prince George, Md. ... Son of Stella Joel ... Majoring in sociology.