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Tenny Adewusi
Player Profile:
Tenny Adewusi 2236169
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Avenel, N.J.
High School: Colonia
Major: Marketing
Experience: 2 Letters

Third-year member of the squad as a key member of the defensive secondary as a junior • adds solid support at cornerback in an experienced and talented secondary • slated to back up junior Malcolm Brown at one corner • will also be a key player on special teams • has great size and length and can cover a lot of ground • has recorded 30 tackles, two interceptions, and eight pass breakups in 22 career games.

Key backup in the UD secondary for the second straight year • cornerback and key special teams player • recorded 16 tackles (11 solo), broke up two passes, and tied for team lead among six players with two interceptions in 11 games • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week vs. Wake Forest (three tackles, interception) • recovered a fumble vs. Albany • had season-high four tackles vs. William & Mary • intercepted passes vs. Wake Forest and Maine • unit ranked No. 6 in the Colonial Athletic Association in passing defense and total defense • had a game-high five tackles in the Blue-White spring game.

Saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman • played a backup role in the secondary at cornerback and saw action in nickle defense • key member of the special teams • recorded 24 tackles (10 solo) and was tied for third on the team with four pass breakups • recorded a career-high five tackles each Towson and North Carolina, had four stops against Elon, and had a pass breakups vs. Villanova, William & Mary, James Madison, and Elon • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week vs. Villanova • part of a unit that ranked No. 5 in the CAA and 24th in the NCAA in total defense (329.2) and was No. 3 in scoring defense (20.5/22nd in NCAA).

Four-year varsity player and two-year starter at quarterback at Colonia High School for head coaches Ben Lasala and Tom Roarty • team captain • led team to a four-year record of 33-10 • as a starter, led team to 6-4 record in 2013 and an 11-1 mark in 2014 when team set a school record for wins, won its conference title, and qualified for the state tournament • as a senior was named the Home News Tribune Offensive Player of the Year and Authority Sports Player of the Year • earned all-conference and all-division honors as both a junior and senior • as a senior, hit on 116 of 188 passes for 1,576 yards and 16 touchdowns and a 105.7 passing rating and rushed for 1,070 yards and 11 touchdowns • first Greater Middlesex Conference player in 14 years to throw and pass for over 1,000 yards in the same season • also threw for 1,136 yards and rushed for 708 yards as a junior • represented Middlesex County in Snapple Bowl XXII July 16.

Oluwateniolafunmi Olubi “Tenny” Adewusi ("add-uh-woosy") • born May 13, 1997 in Lagos, Nigeria • marketing major at Delaware • son of Olusanya and Adeola Adewusi • father is an accountant who earned his degree from Rider (N.J.) University • mother is a teacher who earned her master's degree from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria • has a brother and a sister • avid weightlifter.


Year G/S Tackles (Solo)
2016 11/0  16 (11)  0-0/0-0  0/0 2/4
2015 11/0 24 (14) 0-0/0-0 0/0 0/4
TOTALS 22/0 30 (25)

Tackles: 5 vs. North Carolina, 2015; 5 vs. Towson, 2015
Pass Breakups: 1 vs. 4 teams, 2015

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