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