Second-year member of the squad as a redshirt freshman • will add solid support at defensive tackle and for a line that returns six players with experience • slated as No. 3 tackle behind Josh Plummer and Blaine Woodson entering pre-season • athletic player with good speed who has outstanding raw talent.
Did not see game action as a backup defensive lineman and retained freshman eligibility • one of two defensive linemen in 2013 recruiting class.
Played at first-year program Monteverde Academy in Florida for head coach Walter Banks • lived in Germany and was coached by former Blue Hen All-American wide receiver Aaron Love on club team • in Germany, played for the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes and was a member of the State Under-19 All-Star Team in 2011 • team won the state championship in 2012 • two-time team captain.
Cedric Jkechakwa Udegbe ("ooh-deg-buh”) • born Nov. 6, 1994 in Germany • son of Benjiman and Sandra Udegbe • nationality is half-German and half-Nigerian • has not declared a major at Delaware • brother, Robin Udegbe, plays professional soccer in Germany as a goalkeeper.