LSU Gold
Position
Defensive End
Height
6'4
Weight
229
Class
Senior
Hometown
Lathrup Village, Mich.
High School
Harrison HS
Previous School
Texas

Joined the Tigers in January of 2023 and will play his final season of college football at LSU … Proven to be a dominant edge rusher with 16.5 career tackles for loss and 13 sacks … Spent first 3 years of college at Notre Dame playing for Brian Kelly … Transferred to Texas where he played in 2021 and 2022 … Comes to LSU with 45 games of collegiate experience, starting 20 times (all at Texas) … Tallied 118 career tackles … Comes to LSU after starting 20 games over the past 2 seasons at Texas, including 12 of the 13 games he appeared in during the 2022 season … Twice named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll at Texas … Appeared in both the 2020 ACC Championship game and later against Alabama in the CFP National Semifinal at the Rose Bowl.

SENIOR SEASON (2022 at Texas)
Played in 13 games with 12 starts … Totaled 54 tackles (20 solo), 8.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 4 quarterback hurries and 3 pass breakups … recorded two tackles and half a tackle for loss versus ULM … made five tackles (three solo), one tackle for loss and one sack against Alabama … had seven tackles (two solo) and one quarterback hurry against UTSA … tallied six tackles (three solo), two tackles for loss and one forced fumble at Texas Tech … made two tackles against West Virginia … registered three tackles (two solo) and one tackle for loss in a shutout victory over Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown … tallied four tackles (two solo) and half a tackle for loss against Iowa State … made seven tackles (three solo) and pass breakup at Oklahoma State … registered five tackles (three solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one pass breakup at Kansas State … tallied seven tackles (two solo), two tackles for loss, half a sack and one quarterback hurry against TCU … had a pass breakup at Kansas … made two tackles and had two quarterback hurries against Baylor … recorded four tackles in the Alamo Bowl against Washington.

JUNIOR SEASON (2021 at Texas)
Played in 12 games with eight starts, primarily at EDGE … recorded 42 tackles (21 solo) 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two quarterback hurries and broke up two passes … made his debut and first career start for the Longhorns against Louisiana … tallied seven tackles (one solo), 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack for a six yard loss … made one tackle and had one quarterback hurry at Arkansas … notched five tackles (two solo) with 1.5 tackles for loss, one sack and a pass breakup against Rice … had one tackle against Texas Tech and a pair of tackles at TCU … registered three tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass against Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown … collected a career-high eight tackles (three solo) with one QB hurry against Oklahoma State … posted five tackles (four solo) with 1.5 tackles for loss at Baylor … recorded back-to-back three tackle (three solo) appearances at Iowa State and against Kansas … made two tackles at West Virginia … had two tackles (two solo) and a tackle for loss against Kansas State.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020 at Notre Dame)
Appeared in 11 games … Recorded 10 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pair of pass breakups … Recorded first career solo sack along with 2 tackles in win over Florida State … Had season-best 3 tackles and a half-sack in win over Pitt … Two tackles vs. Georgia Tech and 1 tackle in double-overtime win over then-No. 1 Clemson … Had 1 tackle vs. Alabama in the CFP National Semifinal game vs. Alabama at the Rose Bowl.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2019 at Notre Dame)
Appeared in 9 games as a redshirt freshman in 2019 … Tallied 12 tackles, 3 QB hurries, and a sack for a 4-yard loss … Recorded half-sacks against Virginia and Duke … Had 3 tackles in win over Duke.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018 at Notre Dame)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2018.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top prep players in Michigan for the Class of 2018 … First team All-State in 2017 … Rated as a consensus Top-20 player in Michigan … Selected to participate in Nike’s 2017 “The Opening” in Beaverton, Oregon … Led Harrison High School to a 11-4 record and 2017 Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 state runner-up … Registered 106 tackles, 31.0 TFLs and 11.0 sacks on defense, and 32 receptions for 529 yards and 7 TDs on offense as a senior at Harrison … Ranked No. 36 outside linebacker nationally and No. 10 player from Michigan by 247Sports.com … Rated No. 56 outside linebacker nationally and No. 20 player from Michigan by ESPN.com … Ranked No. 36 outside linebacker nationally and No. 9 player from Michigan by Rivals.com … 2017 Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team … 2017 First Team Oakland Activities Association White Division … Played for coach John Herrington at Harrison High School

Ovie Oghoufo Career Highs (at Notre Dame and Texas)
Tackles: 8 vs. Oklahoma State, 2021
Tackles for loss: 2.0, 2x (Last: 2.0 vs TCU, 2022; First: at Texas Tech, 2022
Sacks: 1.0, several time (Last: vs. Rice, 2022)

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