UND Roster

2020-21 Football Roster

#29 Ovie Oghoufo


Height 6-3
Weight 240
Class Junior
Hometown Lathrup Village, MI
High School Harrison


  • Marked a tackle in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12).
  • Did not participate vs. South Florida (9/19). 
  • Posted his first-career sack, adding two tackles and a QB hit in the win vs. Florida State (10/10).
  • Participated in the 12-7 win vs. Louisville (10/17). 
  • Totaled three tackles and 0.5 sack (-3 yards) in the 45-3 win at Pitt (10/24).
  • Posted two solo tackles in the 31-13 win at Georgia Tech (10/31).
  • Made one tackle in the 47-40 2OT win over then-No. 1 Clemson (11/7).
  • Saw action in the 45-31 win at Boston College (11/14).
  • Saw action in the 31-17 win at No. 19 North Carolina (11/27).
  • Posted two pass breakups in the 41-25 regular season finale win over Syracuse (12/5).
  • Saw action in the ACC Championship game (12/19).


  • Played in nine games on the season, making 12 tackles, one sack, one break-up and three QB hurries
  • Had three tackles in win at Duke
  • Assisted on a sack against Virginia, while adding half of a sack against Navy


  • Did not see any game action during the season
  • Helped the Notre Dame defensive scout team during game preparation


  • Enrolled at Notre Dame and began taking classes in January 2018
  • Selected to participate in Nike’s 2017 “The Opening” in Beaverton, Oregon
  • Led Harrison High School to a 11-4 record and 2017 Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 state runner-up
  • Recorded 106 tackles, 31.0 TFLs and 11.0 sacks on defense, and 32 receptions for 529 yards and seven TDs on offense as a senior at Harrison
  • 2017 Associated Press Division 3-4 First Team All-State
  • 2017 Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team
  • 2017 First Team Oakland Activities Association White Division
  • No. 36 outside linebacker nationally and No. 10 player from Michigan by 247Sports.com
  • No. 56 outside linebacker nationally and No. 20 player from Michigan by ESPN.com
  • No. 36 outside linebacker nationally and No. 9 player from Michigan by Rivals.com
  • Attended the same high school of current Notre Dame sophomore defensive lineman Khalid Kareem
  • Played for coach John Herrington at Harrison High School