#10 Dayo Odeyingbo

DL

Class Junior
Height 6'6"
Weight 275
Hometown Irving, Texas
High School Carrollton Ranchview

As a Junior (2019)
• Preseason All-SEC Fourth Team (Athlon Sports)
• 12 games played
• Earned 11 starting assignments at defensive end
• 45 tackles (30 solo), 12.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 quarterback sacks, two quarterback hurries
• 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks among seven-tackle effort vs. East Tennessee State
• 2.5 tackles for loss at Tennessee
• Posted at least four tackles six of last eight games
• Two tackles for loss at Purdue
• Four stops, including a tackle for loss, in opener against Georgia

As a Sophomore (2018)
• 12 games played
• 10 games started
• 28 tackles (17 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, six quarterback hurries
• Team-best two fumble recoveries
• 6.5 tackles for loss ranked second among Commodores
• At least two tackles in seven games
• Season-high two sacks against Ole Miss
• First career fumble against South Carolina
• Four tackles against Baylor (Texas Bowl)

As a Freshman (2017)
• 12 games played
• One of six true freshmen to see action
• Played alongside brother, Dare Odeyingbo
• 20 tackles (10 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 quarterback sacks and one interception
• Multiple tackles in eight games
• Five tackles (four solo), 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks in win over Western Kentucky
• 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack in win over Tennessee
• Interception vs. Alabama A&M

The Odeyingbo File
• Prepped at Carrollton Ranchview (Texas)
• Four-star prospect by ESPN and Scout, three-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports
• Two-way starter
• 47 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, seven sacks, three forced fumbles as senior
• Led 2016 team to 7-4 record and 4A state playoffs
• 2016 all-area
• 2015 all-area
• Varsity letters as hurdler and thrower on track team
• Full name is Temidayo Jordan Odeyingbo
• Born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
• Son of Gary and Betty Odeyingbo
• Both parents are natives of Nigeria
• Older brother, Dare, played defensive line at Vanderbilt, signing as rookie free agent with  Tampa Bay Buccaneers
• Enjoys cooking
• Majoring in medicine, health and society

Career Highs:
Total Tackles: 7, at Tennessee, 11/30/2019
Solo Tackles: 4, 3x, last at Tennessee, 11/30/2019
Tackles for Loss: 3.5, vs. East Tennessee State, 11/23/2019
Quarterback Sacks: 2.0, 2x, most recently vs. Ole Miss, 11/17/2018
Quarterback Hurries: 2, vs. Ole Miss, 11/17/2018
Interceptions: 1, vs. Alabama A&M, 9/2/2017