Football


Nana Agyeman
Nana Agyeman
14

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Itasca, Ill.

High School:
Lake Park

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Cornerback

Experience:
2-1

2001: Recorded two tackles as a member of the punt-block unit ... Saw time in nine contests ... Had a career-high two tackles at Purdue.

2000: Played in 10 games at cornerback as a true-freshman for the Illini ? Recorded stats in one game only, vs. Middle Tennessee, registering two tackles and an interception and return for 55 yards ? Also had a pass deflection against the Blue Raiders ? Was moved from receiver to cornerback in rookie camp.

High School: Rushed for 223 yards and had four touchdowns, also threw for one touchdown his senior year ? Named to the Arlington Heights Daily-Herald all-area team ? High school coach was Andy Livingston ? A Champaign News-Gazette special mention ? Earned unanimous all-conference honors ? Carried the ball 110 times for 672 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior ? A member of the Lake Park varsity basketball team.

Personal: Full given name is Nana O. Agyeman ? Born Oct. 17, 1981 in East Point, Ga. ? The son of Lloyd and Juaben B. Agyeman ? Majoring in leisure studies and sports management ? The name ?Nana? means ?born on Thursday? ? Family migrated to the United States from Ghana ? Has two brothers and two sisters.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 2 vs. Purdue, 11/3/01
Solos: 2 vs. Purdue, 11/3/01
Interceptions: 1 vs. Middle Tenn., 9/2/00
PBU: 1 vs. Middle Tenn., 9/2/00

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
YEAR   G   ST   AT   TOT   TFL-YDS   INT-YDS   FF-FR
2000  10    1    1    2      0-0       1-55     0-0
2001   8    2    0    2      0-0       0-0      0-0
TOTAL 18    3    1    4      0-0       1-55     0-0	
HEADLINES