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  Jeff Otah
Jeff Otah

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Castle, Del.

High School:
William Penn/Valley Forge Military Academy (Pa.)

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 340

Position:
OL

2007 Scouting Report: An impact JUCO transfer who started every game a year ago at offensive tackle...appears ready to make an even bigger impression this year based on his offseason performance...named the offensive recipient of the Ed Conway Award, annually presented to the most improved players of the spring...boasts NFL-caliber size...also has impressive athleticism to match his large physical frame.

2006: Filled an immediate need by taking over Pitt's starting left offensive tackle assignment...started all 12 games.

Junior College: Considered one of the nation's top junior-college offensive line prospects...two-year starter at offensive tackle at Valley Forge (Pa.) Military Academy's two-year college...named Most Valuable Player of the Seaboard Conference...two-time first team All-Seaboard Conference...led Valley Forge to two conference co-championships...played under VFMA coach Jim Burner...also a two-year standout on the basketball team who averaged nearly 19 points and 12 rebounds for VFMA...rated the nation's No. 26 offensive line prospect by Scout.com...rated the nation's No. 31 junior-college prospect by Rivals.com.

High School: Graduated from William Penn (Del.) High, where he played only one season of high school football (his senior year)...played under William Penn coach Bill Cole...also a two-year basketball letterman in high school.

Personal: Jeffrey C. Otah, born 6/17/86, is the son of Patrick and Patricia Otah...has one brother and one sister...public service major.