|Position:||Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development|
Chidi Iwuoma is in his second season in his role as an assistant director of student-athlete development with the Cal football program in 2011. He is responsible for assisting in the academic performance of Cal football players.
After receiving his bachelor's degree in Social Welfare from Cal in 2001, Iwuoma embarked on an eight-year playing career in the National Football League from 2001-08. During the period, he was a member of NFL rosters in Detroit, New England, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Tennessee, with the Steelers winning Super Bowl XL following the 2005 season with Iwuoma a member of the squad.
Iwuoma was a standout defensive back for the Golden Bears as a four-year letterwinner from 1997-2000 and still ranks second on the school's all-time list for pass breakups with 35.
Prior to returning to the Golden Bears' football prior to the 2010 campaign, Iwuoma spent the 2009-10 academic year working in the Cal Athletic Study Center assisting student-athletes with a wide range of academic topics.
LAST UPDATED: August 4, 2011