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  Omar Leftwich

Omar  Leftwich

Player Profile

RS Junior

Huntsville, Ala.

Last College:
Fort Scott

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



Ohio vs. Utah State - 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Ohio vs. Utah State - 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - AP Photo Gallery

Omar Leftwich Photo Gallery

2010: Played in all 13 games for the Bobcats ... Finished the season with 31 tackles, 22 solo, two interceptions and seven pass breakups ... Recorded his season-high six solo tackles against Louisiana on Oct. 30 where he also had one pass breakup ... Had four solo tackles against the Troy Trojans on Dec. 18 and at Miami on Oct. 23 ... Also had two interceptions against the RedHawks ... Accumulated three tackles on three occasions; at Ohio State, on Sept. 18, against Toledo on Sept. 11, and against Buffalo on Nov. 4, where he also had one pass breakup ... Posted two tackles and two pass breakups at Kent State on Nov. 26 ... Recorded one solo tackle in three games; against Wofford on Sept. 4, at Temple on Nov. 16 and at Eastern Michigan on Oct. 2 where he also collected two pass breakups ... Added one pass breakup against Akron on Oct. 16 ... Had one tackle against BGSU on Oct. 9.

PRIOR TO OHIO: Played free safety and running back in high school...Named Freedom's Offensive MVP for two seasons...Lettered three years at Freedom Academy before attending Fort Scott Community College, the same school that produced Bobcat Kadre Pinder...Named second-team all-conference at Fort Scott...Had 37 tackles last season with a tackle for loss, an interception, a pass breakup, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries

PERSONAL: Is the nephew of Eric Ellis and the twin brother of fellow Bobcat signee Octavius Leftwich.