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OWAMAGBE ODIGHIZUWA RUMORS

Energized Owa ready for return to Bruins

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- One of the most menacing defensive tackles in Los Angeles is also the happiest. At 6-foot-3 and a chiseled 270 pounds, Owamagbe Odighizuwa bounded around the UCLA practice field all spring with seemingly endless energy.  After a year away from the game with multiple hip surgeries, Odighizuwa's love for the game and his team has been renewed. "Having...
Via Fox Sports West
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Odighizuwa turns to other athletes for inspiration

LOS ANGELES -- For Owamagbe Odighizuwa, a bowl game means there is only one more game he will be forced to miss. While UCLA prepares for its Dec. 31 contest against Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl, defensive end Odighizuwa is already looking ahead to next season. Odighizuwa was given his sentence for the 2013 the season in the spring, when he underwent a second hip surgery in less...
Via Fox Sports West
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA Football: Defense Will Survive Without Odighizuwa

If you've missed the news, UCLA defensive lineman Owamagbe Odighizuwa -- or "Owa" to the casual UCLA fan -- has been ruled out for the 2013-14 football season due to hip surgery. Obviously, this is a huge blow to a UCLA defense that's going to be, for the most part, young and raw, a team that will likely see freshman start at least half of its defensive backfield...
Via Bruins Blue Digest
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA's Odighizuwa to miss upcoming season

UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa will miss the upcoming season while recovering from hip surgery. Bruins coach Jim Mora confirmed Odighizuwa is done for the season after UCLA's first training camp practice Wednesday at Cal State San Bernardino. Mora says the senior isn't ''physically or emotionally'' ready to play after going through two surgeries...
Via Fox Sports
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins DE Odighizuwa (hip) out for season

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa will miss the upcoming season while recovering from hip surgery. Bruins coach Jim Mora confirmed Odighizuwa is done for the season after UCLA's first training camp practice Wednesday at Cal State San Bernardino. Mora says the senior isn't "physically or emotionally" ready to play after going...
Via Fox Sports West
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa to miss 2013 season with hip surgery

Owamagbe Odighizuwa was supposed to start at defensive end for the UCLA Bruins, but hip surgery will keep him sidelined for the entire 2013 season, unfortunately.
Via Gamedayr
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA DE Odighizuwa to sit out 2013 season

UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa will sit out the 2013 season after surgery on his right hip Tuesday. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. Odighizuwa, who will be a junior this fall, underwent surgery on his left hip during the off-season and did not participate in spring practice. He started experiencing pain in his right hip before spring practice began. The...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Odighizuwa on Stanford's Physicality

Owamagbe Odighizuwa talks about the physical front of Stanford, how successful UCLA's 4 lineman front was, and what he expects from the game on Friday...
Via ucla.scout.com
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Owa on Getting Better

Junior defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa talked about coming to UCLA as such a highly-rated prospect and now starting to deliver on that promise...
Via ucla.scout.com
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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