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  Octavius Leftwich

Octavius  Leftwich

Player Profile

RS Senior

Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
El Camino

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



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Ohio vs. Utah State - 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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

Octavius Leftwich Photo Gallery

2012: Appeared in 12 games and made starts at Miami and Kent State... Finished the year with 12 tackles... Made one solo tackle in Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1... Tallied a pair of tackles and had one fumble recovery at home against Norfolk State (Sept. 22)... Forced a fumble and had one tackle at Massachusetts (Sept. 29)... Registered a two solo tackles at Miami (Oct. 27)... Made two solo tackles and had a tackle for loss at Kent State (Nov. 23)... Appeared in the 2012 Independence Bowl (Dec. 28) and made one tackle.

2011: Appeared in all 14 games... Finished the year with nine tackles... Collected a pair of tackles in the home-opener against Gardner-Webb... Made three stops in the Bobcats victory over Miami (Nov. 22)... Intercepted Utah State's lateral pass in the closing seconds, which clinched Ohio's first-ever bowl victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Dec. 17).

2010: Finished the season with six tackles ... Two tackles, one solo, against BGSU on Oct. 9 and at Miami on Oct. 23 ... Had one solo tackle against Akron on Oct. 16 ... Posted one tackle against Louisiana on Oct. 30.

Prior to Ohio: Played quarterback, wide receiver, kick returner and punt returner in high school...Lettered three years at Freedom Academy before attending Fort Scott Community College and El Camino College, the same school that produced Bobcats Hilton Dawson III and Boo Jackson...Made 16 tackles, picked off one pass, recorded one pass breakup and had one fumble recovery in just five games at El Camino.

Personal: Majoring in Health Services Administration ... Born Nov. 9, 1988 ... Son of Thomas Leftwich and Dorothy Foster ... Enjoys Sudoku and video games.