stop
Football Skills Fun Football Page Money Maker
Print  
#6 Andrew Opoku
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Brunswick, N.J.
High School: North Brunswick
Club: UCONN
Major: Sociology
Experience: 1 Letter

At Delaware: Second-year transfer from the University of Connecticut where he was a two-year team member • will add solid depth to the wide receiver position and on special teams • enters season projected as the No. 2 wide receiver behind returning starter Michael Johnson at the X spot • athletic player with great size.

2012 Season: Earned letter in first season at Delaware • joined squad prior to pre-season camp after transfer from Connecticut • was projected as a linebacker and defensive end but moved over to wide receiver during the season • appeared in nine games as a backup wide receiver and special teams player • caught a three-yard pass vs. William & Mary • also registered four tackles (three solo) on special teams • recorded tackles against Delaware State, William & Mary, Rhode Island, and Old Dominion • team went 5-6 for head coach K.C. Keeler.

At Connecticut: Two-year team member at NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision member University of Connecticut for head coaches Paul Pasqualoni and Randy Edsall • team posted two-year record of 13-12 and played in Fiesta Bowl in 2011.

2011 Season: Played in all 12 games for Connecticut as a backup linebacker and special teams player • led team to a record of 5-7 for Pasqualoni • recorded 10 tackles, including five solo stop • had career-high three tackles each vs. Syracuse and Fordham • also recorded single tackles against Iowa State, Western Michigan, Louisville, and Rutgers.

2010 Season: Did not see game action in first year with Connecticut and retained freshman eligibility • named the Offensive Scout Player of the Week before the West Virginia game (Oct. 29) • team went 8-5 under Edsall • team advanced to the Fiesta Bowl before falling to No. 7 ranked Oklahoma 48-20.

At Fork Union Military Academy: Played one post-graduate season at Virginia-based Fork Union Military Academy in 2009.

High School: Played his high school football at North Brunswick High School • earned first team all-conference honors and was a team captain • had 15 career interceptions • earned honorable mention honors as the U.S. Army All-America Combine • honor roll student.

Personal: Andrew Opoku ("oh-po-ku") • born on November 11, 1990 • sociology major with a minor in economics at Delaware • son of Vida Graham-Accquah and Joe Graham.

Career Statistics at Delaware

Year GP/GS Receptions Yards Avg. TD Long
2012 9/0 1 3 3.0 0 3
Totals 9/0 1 3 3.0 0 3

Career-High Receiving Yards: 3 yards vs. William & Mary, 2012

IMGCAAUniversity of DelawareNCAA129094.7Grotto Pizza