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      B.J. Ogata
    B.J. Ogata
    Player Profile
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Acadia, Mich.

    High School:
    Onekama H.S.

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 236

    Position:
    TE

    1999 Highlights
    Member of UI squad.

    1998 Highlights
    Member of UI squad.

    1997 Highlights
    Member of UI squad.

    1996 Highlights
    Redshirt season.

    High School Highlights
    Honorable mention All-Northwest Conference during senior season when he caught 23 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns ... Won two letters each in football, basketball, and track & field, and four letters in baseball ... High school coach was James Hunter.

    Personal
    Full given name is Bradford James Ogata ... Born Dec. 27, 1977 in Ithaca, N.Y. ... Parents are K.C. and Priscilla Ogata ... Has one brother and three sisters ... Majoring in history ... Member Phi Eta Sigma national honor society ... Lists biggest thrills in sports as running out of the tunnel at a Big Ten game for the first time and playing in high school's first ever playoff victory ... Favorite athlete is Brett Favre for his enjoyment of the game ... Plans to become a high school teacher and football coach after graduation ... Hobbies include sports, reading, and computer games.

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