Fred Melifonwu
Fred  Melifonwu

RS Freshman

San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Lincoln High

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 235




#AztecFB at San Jose State Postgame Notes

#AztecFB at San Jose State postgame notes


Aztec Football Press Conference Quotes

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Black Edges Red in Annual Football Spring Game, 14-7

FB: Black edges Red in annual Spring Game, 14-7


SDSU-Oregon State Postgame Notes

SDSU-Oregon State Postgame Notes


Offense Rolls in SDSU Fan Fest Scrimmage

Offense rolls in SDSU Fan Fest scrimmage


San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today)

San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today); photos by Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

  • 2013 SDSU Defensive Co-Scout Player of the Year

    Originally a defensive end in high school, who moved to linebacker when he arrived at SDSU, before moving back to defensive end prior to fall camp ... A former basketball player, who is quick and strong with long arms.

    Played in only one game on the season, missing time with a violation of team rules and personal reasons ... Lone appearance came at San José State off the bench, where he did not record a stat.

    Played in the team's 13 games ... Had six tackles (five solo), including 2.5 tackles for loss for 20 yards, two sacks for 19 yards and a quarterback hurry ... The two sacks were tied for fifth on the team ... Played in his first career game in the opener vs. Northern Arizona off the bench ... Had a good all-around day with four tackles (three solo), 1.5 tackles for loss and a 7-yard sack ... Saw time off the bench at No. 21/23 North Carolina without finding the stat sheet ... Had another good game off the bench at Oregon State with two solo tackles, including a 12-yard sack (and TFL) ... Saw time each of the final eight games - against UNLV, at Fresno State, at New Mexico, vs. Hawai`i, at Nevada, vs. Idaho, at Boise State, vs. Air Force, vs. San José State and vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl - without recording a stat.

    Utilized his redshirt season, where he was named the team's defensive co-scout player of the year.

    Also played tight end at local Lincoln High School ... Had 81 tackles, 10.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a senior, helping the Hornets to a 10-3 record and a San Diego Section CIF Division III championship ... This was a year after Lincoln was 2-9-1 ... A three-star recruit by and ... Received a grade of 88 by 247Sports, and was rated as the 25th-best weakside defensive end in the nation and 61st-best recruit overall in California ... Was ranked 130th among all defensive ends by ... Also starred at basketball at Lincoln.

    Frederick Melifonwu was born Oct. 19, 1994, in Sterling Heights, Mich. ... Son of Frederick, Sr., and Maureen Melifonwu ... Picked the Aztecs after visiting Nevada and San José State ... Also received offers from Colorado, Colorado State, Hawai'i, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Washington, Washington State and Weber State, while drawing interest from Arizona State, Boise State, California, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Oregon State, South Alabama, UCLA, USC, Utah and Wisconsin ... A social science major.

    Tackles: 4 vs. Northern Arizona (8/30/14)
    Tackles For Loss: 1.5 vs. Northern Arizona (8/30/14)
    Sacks: 1.0 at Oregon State (9/20/14). vs. Northern Arizona (8/30/14)

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