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Fred Melifonwu

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Lincoln High

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 235

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
RS

Fred Melifonwu

09/20/2014

SDSU-Oregon State Postgame Notes

SDSU-Oregon State Postgame Notes

08/16/2014

Offense Rolls in SDSU Fan Fest Scrimmage

Offense rolls in SDSU Fan Fest scrimmage

08/14/2014

Klitzing Football Preview - Linebackers

Klitzing Football preview - linebackers

03/26/2014

Red Edges Black, 30-24, in Football Spring Game

Red edges Black, 30-24, in Football Spring Game Watch

12/15/2013

SDSU Football Announces 2013 Team Awards

SDSU Football announces 2013 team awards

10/03/2014

San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today)

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

Originally a defensive end in high school, who moved to linebacker when he arrived at SDSU ... Quick and strong player with long arms ... Is listed as the backup at left outside linebacker to senior Derek Largent heading into the fall.

2013: Utilized his redshirt season, where he was named the team's defensive co-scout player of the year.

High School: 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 Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... 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 Scout.com ... Also starred at basketball at Lincoln.

Personal: 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 ... Is majoring in social science.