Bucknell Places 247 Student-Athletes on University's 2012 Fall Semester Dean's List and 127 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
26 Student-Athletes Earned Perfect 4.0 GPAs
Bison Rank Third in PL
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Oyekoya Also Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
Bucknell Football vs. Fordham
Bucknell Football vs. Cornell
2011 (Junior): Starter on one of the best defensive lines in the Patriot League ... started the third, fourth, fifth and sixth games of season in place of an injured Sean Sellers ... appeared in eight games overall after missing three midseason contests with a head injury ... totaled 24 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks ... 2.5 tackles for loss and both sacks were against Patriot League opponents ... multiple tackles in all eight games played ... forced a fumble against Fordham and recovered a fumble vs. Marist ... also had pass breakup vs. Marist ... season-high five tackles came at Cornell.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games for the second consecutive year ... predominantly used in pass-rushing situations ... totaled 11 tackles, five of which were for loss ... fourth on the team in tackles for loss ... tied for third on squad with 2.5 sacks ... season-high three tackles came vs. Fordham ... also posted two tackles for loss and one sack in that contest ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (Freshman): Saw action in all 11 games in a reserve role ... finished with nine tackles, four of which were behind the line of scrimmage ... tied for team lead with 3.5 sacks ... best game came at Fordham with two tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks against NFL prospect John Skelton ... recovered a fumble by NFL prospect Dominic Randolph on final play of 23-17 upset of No. 13 Holy Cross in season finale ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Gonzaga College High School: Member of football and track & field teams at Gonzaga College High School ... all-conference and all-city in football ... team's defensive MVP and captain ... thrower on track & field squad.
Personal: Samuel O. Oyekoya ... born Aug. 2, 1991 in New Orleans, La. ... son of Wale and Folashade Oyekoya ... has one brother, Adewunmi, and one sister, Sarah ... majoring in economics and political science.