Olaniyi Sobomehin

Olaniyi Sobomehin

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Oregon

High School:
Cleveland

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 228

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
1V

2004: Olaniyi (ola-KNEE-yee) Sobomehin (Show-bo-may-heen) is battling for playing time at tailback...may contribute on special teams as well...rushed for 64 yards on 21 carries during spring drills.

2003: Redshirt.

CLEVELAND: Olaniyi lettered in football, basketball and track...averaged 5.7 yards per carry as a senior and scored seven touchdowns...MVP of the team as a senior...scored three touchdowns in a prep game vs. Roosevelt.

PERSONAL: Born in Portland, Oregon...son of Dapo and Lisa Sobomehin...has three brothers, Tunde, Dele and Remi...Tunde played basketball at Stanford...enjoys music and basketball...Jerome Bettis is his favorite athlete...majoring in political science with aspirations of being a lawyer.

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