Three quarterbacks combine to throw five touchdown passes.
Golden Bears look for eighth Big Game victory in Tedford era
Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
PRONUNCIATION: EE-kem o-COO-dee-a-for
2012: Joined the team for spring practices after having been a Cal student but not a member of the football program since the fall of 2010.
MISSION SAN JOSE HS/ST. MARY'S COLLEGE HS: Played his final prep season as a 2009 senior at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont after spending his first three prep campaigns at St. Mary's College High School in Albany ... second-team Mission Valley Athletic League selection as a senior after he was named as one of the top 10 defensive backs in a preseason listing by Rivals ... earned second-team All-Bayshore Athletic League honors as a 2008 junior ... a versatile high school player who saw action at wide receiver, running back, quarterback, defensive end, linebacker and defensive end throughout his prep career ... also participated in prep track and field in the 110 hurdles and triple jump, where he was a three-time league champion, two-time Team MVP and set a Mission San Jose High School record with a time of 14.28 in the 110 hurdles that ranked as the ninth fastest in the state for his 2010 junior season.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ikem Charles Okwudiafor ... born May 8, 1992 ... parents are Charles Okwudiafor and Helen Kerri ... patterns his game after former Cal and current Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha ... intended major is interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in business technology and society.
LAST UPDATE: July 26, 2012