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#84 Amba Etta-Tawo
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.
High School: McEachern HS
Experience: 1 Letter

As a Sophomore (2014): Played in all 12 games and started the last five at wide receiver … averaging 22.7 yards per catch, the highest average on the team … caught three passes for 46 yards against Iowa (10/18) … had two catches for 31 yards at Penn State (11/1) … snagged two passes for 45 yards at Michigan (11/22) … posted a career-long 71-yard touchdown reception against Rutgers (11/29).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2013): Appeared in 12 games with seven starts ... caught his first career pass against FIU (8/31) ... had one catch for 13 yards against Virginia (10/12) ... had a career-high six catches and 69 yards receiving at Wake Forest (10/19) ... recorded 26 yards on three catches against Clemson (10/26) ... caught six passes for career-high 109 yards against Syracuse (11/9) ... grabbed four passes for 69 yards against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... caught four balls for 57 yards and a touchdown against Boston College (11/23) ... had four grabs for 101 yards against NC State (11/30) ... caught two passes for 51 yards against Marshall in the Military Bowl (12/27). 

As a Freshman (2012): Served a redshirt season … named scout team offensive player of the week for his efforts in preparation for the William & Mary (9/1) and West Virginia (9/22) games.

At McEachern High School: A speedy, three-year starter at wide receiver … the 74th-ranked player in the state of Georgia by 247Sports.com … also ranked No. 118 nationally among wideouts by 247Sports.com … a 2011 second team all-state (Class 5A) selection at wide receiver … caught 58 passes for 907 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … helped lead a potent McEachern offense which outscored opponents 451-147 en route to a 10-2 record in 2011 … had 35 receptions for 710 yards and eight touchdowns in 2010 … an accomplished sprinter on the track team … member of the Indians’ 400-meter relay team that finished runner-up for the 2011 Class 5A state championship … also received offers from Virginia, Illinois, Purdue, and South Florida … coached by Kyle Hockman.

Personal: Born in Muscat, Oman … father is Ekure Tawo and mother is Stella Etta … has three siblings, Etta, Egim and Eleure … hobbies include playing the piano and drawing … majoring in geographical sciences: GIS & computer cartography … name is pronounced AUM-buh EH-ta.

Career Highs

Receptions - 6 (twice: at Wake Forest, 10/19/13; vs. Syracuse, 11/9/13)
Receiving Yards - 109 (vs. Syracuse, 11/9/13)
Long Reception - 71 yards (vs. Rutgers, 11/29/14)
Reeceiving Touchdowns- 1 (three tiems: vs. Rutgers, 11/29/14 vs. Clemson, 10/26/13; vs. Boston College, 11/23/13)

 


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