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Denzel Nkemdiche

  • Ole Miss Rebels

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Nkemdiche was recruited from Grayson (Loganville, GA) class of 2011. He committed to Ole Miss on 8/13/2011.


  • Dec 9


    12/9/2013: Denzel Nkemdiche named Second Team All-SEC by Associated Press

  • Aug 22


    8/22/2013: Denzel Nkemdiche voted first-team preseason All-SEC by the league's coaches.

  • Jul 11


    7/11/2013: Denzel Nkemdiche was named to the 2013 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list, an award presented to the national defensive player of the year.

  • Dec 6


    12/6/2012: Denzel Nkemdiche named to the 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team by the league's coaches.

  • Dec 3


    12/3/2012: Denzel Nkemdiche named second-team All-SEC by the Associated Press.

  • Oct 1


    10/1/2012: Denzel Nkemdiche named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Alabama.


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Year Tck TFL Sck Int PBU FF FR
2012 82 13 3 3 5 4 1
2011 - - - - - - -
Total 82 13 3 3 5 4 1


On the 2013 preseason watch lists for the Lombardi Award and Nagurski Trophy ... Was named Freshman All-American in 2012. Led Ole Miss in tackles in his red-shirt freshman season. The older brother of elite 2013 recruit Robert Nkemdiche, Denzel was a late qualifier looking to sign late for 2011 class.


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